Leading research demonstrates that the way our buildings are designed, constructed and maintained has a profound impact on how we live. When we design our buildings, we define how we sleep, what we eat and how we feel throughout the day. ASID is dedicated to leading the conversation on integrating health and wellness in the built environment.
Learn to leverage your design talents to foster healthier lives by becoming a WELL AP. The WELL AP credential denotes your commitment to advancing human health and wellness in buildings and communities. The WELL AP exam was developed by a diverse network of subject matter experts dedicated to advancing health and well-being in buildings and communities across the world.
ASID is pleased to offer WELL Faculty-Led sessions in cities across the nation. Register for the event in New York, NY today!
Through the ASID and IWBI partnership the WELL AP we’re offering our members exclusive pricing on WELL AP packages and hosting ASID WELL Faculty-led Prep Workshops for the design community throughout the country.
Start your exam prep with a in-person workshop and continue your journey with a robust and learner-centric eTextbook and streamlined test-day registration.
ASID WELL-Faculty Led Workshops
A one day comprehensive exam prep workshop taught by our leading WELL-Faculty that will provide you exclusive resources to prepare for the exam.
WELL AP Exam Registration
An exam designed to test general knowledge of the WELL Building Standard™ and strategies to advance human health and wellness in buildings across the globe.
ATP Exam Prep eTextbook
A comprehensive electronic eTextbook including a suite of digital learner resources that provide a thorough review of the principles and content within the WELL Building Standard.
IWBI Study Plan
A self-paced, interactive, end-to-end, digital exam preparation module including over 30 study sessions.
The WELL AP Exam Prep Workshops will be led by leaders in human health and wellness in the built environment. This select group of ASID members bring a unique perspective and can clearly illustrate the role of the design community in implementing the WELL Building Standard®. The New York Prep Workshop will be led by Tracy Backus, WELL AP, LEED AP ID+C.
Joining Teknion in April 2000 with a degree and license in interior design has given Tracy Backus a diverse career in the built environment industry. As Teknion’s Director of Sustainable Programs, advancing sustainability is a cultural imperative that allows for a personal passion. Daily, she builds awareness on the importance of environmental values throughout the company, their supply chain and Teknion’s internal and external client base. With a focus on occupancy health and product ingredient since 2011, the role has been to drive change in the supply chain and in manufacturing to reduce environmental impacts for the built environment. Occupancy health and well-being demand a focus on the importance of transparency and the impact that chemicals of concern have in the built environment.
She has had the pleasure of contributing through knowledge leadership at Living Future, USGBC, Clean MED, Core NET, Material and Health Summit in 2013 and 2014 and Greenbuild’s Master Series in 2012. Her passion for community has taken her beyond the office to remote locations in Honduras. For the past seven years she has been volunteering with in-country communities, clinics, Living Waters for the World, and local churches to provide a basic need, clean water. Part of a small team of 5, she has improved the lives of over 10,000 people in Honduras to date with water purification and educational programs surrounding the importance of health and wellness by providing access to clean water.
Light breakfast provided
|8:30 - 10:00 a.m.||WELL AP Exam Overview and the Certification Process
Activity: Practice Quiz
|10:00 - 10:10 a.m.||Morning break|
|10:10 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.||Concept Review: Air and Water
Activity: Practice Quizzes, Wellness Check/Movement Break
|12:30 - 1:15 p.m.||Lunch and Networking
Connect with other workshop attendees to find a study partner or form a study group
|1:15 - 2:30 p.m.||Concept Review: Nourishment and Light|
|2:30 - 3 p.m.||Group Activity: Light Test Results|
|3 - 3:10 p.m.||Afternoon break|
|3:10 - 5:00 p.m.||Concept Review: Fitness, Comfort, and Mind
Activity: Practice Quiz
|5 - 5:30 p.m.||Review and Wrap Up
Review exam prep resources and personalized study plan