Jared Morello, Director of Marketing and Product Management at Legrand, North America selected to join WELL Concept Advisory
WEST HARTFORD, Connecticut. February 20, 2020– Jared Morello, Director of Marketing and Product Management at Legrand, North and Central America has been selected by the International WELL Building Institute™ (IWBI™) to be part of the 2020 WELL Concept Advisory for Light. Morello joins a select group of leading industry professionals who will guide the continuous evolution of concepts in the WELL Building Standard™ (WELL™), the premier building rating system focusing exclusively on the impacts of buildings on human health and well-being.
The nine WELL concept advisories – Air and Thermal Comfort, Water, Nourishment, Light, Movement, Sound, Materials, Mind and Community – align with the 10 WELL concepts introduced in the WELL v2 pilot. WELL concept advisories consist of leading global subject matter experts and practitioners across the fields of public health, design, building and medical science.
Advisors will work with the IWBI Standard Development team throughout the year to help ensure that WELL continues to align with the latest industry research, meets user needs and raises the bar for healthy, high-performing buildings around the world.
“Legrand is proud that it can contribute to the WELL Concept Advisory. Jared Morello’s appointment further validates our commitment to investing in the health and wellbeing of employees and communities.” stated Susan Rochford, VP, Energy Efficiency, Sustainability and Public Policy, Legrand North and Central America.
“It is an honor to join such an esteemed group of experts to shape the future of the WELL Standard,” remarked Morello, “This is a personal passion of mine and I'm grateful to have the opportunity to contribute to the evolution of WELL certified buildings."
About Legrand and Legrand, North and Central America
Legrand is the global specialist in electrical and digital building infrastructures. Its comprehensive offering of solutions for use in commercial, industrial, and residential markets makes it a benchmark for customers worldwide. Drawing on an approach that involves all teams and stakeholders, Legrand is pursuing its strategy of profitable and sustainable growth driven by acquisitions and innovation, with a steady flow of new offerings—including connected products stemming from Legrand’s global Eliot (Electricity and IoT) program. Legrand is one of the most sustainable companies in the world, as ranked by the Corporate Knights, and is committed to achieving carbon, water, and waste reductions in its operations, deepening its community relationships, and continuously improving the environmental profile of its products. Legrand reported sales of around $7.4 billion (USD) in 2019. Legrand has a strong presence in North and Central America, with a portfolio of well-known market brands and product lines. Legrand is listed on Euronext Paris and is a component stock of indexes including the CAC40, www.legrand.us.
The International WELL Building Institute (IWBI) is leading the global movement to transform our buildings and communities in ways that help people thrive. The WELL v2 pilot is the recently launched version of its popular WELL Building Standard, which will continue to be offered to the market, along with the WELL Community Standard pilot, a district scale rating system that sets a new global benchmark for healthy communities. WELL is focused exclusively on the ways that buildings and communities, and everything in them, can improve our comfort, drive better choices, and generally enhance, not compromise, our health and wellness. IWBI convenes and mobilizes the wellness community through management of the WELL AP credential, the pursuit of applicable research, the development of educational resources, and advocacy for policies that promote health and wellness everywhere. For more information about IWBI and WELL, please visit us here.
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