SCG Congratulates Phyathai-Paolo Hospital Group on Achieving World’s First ‘WELL Health and Safety Rating System’ Building Certification

15 November 2023 – SCG, represented by Wachirachai Koonamwattana, Head of the Smart System Solution Business at SCG Cement-Building Materials Company Limited (fourth from the left), along with the consulting team for building standard accreditation from SCG Building & Living Care Consulting Company Limited, and Stephen Brown (third from the right), Senior Vice President of Market Development at the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI), extended their congratulations to the Phyathai-Paolo Hospital Group for receiving certification in building management and user and staff well-being care. This achievement marks the hospital group as the world’s first to achieve the “WELL Health-Safety Rating System” for green buildings.

Wachirachai Koonamwattana, Head of Smart System Solution Business at SCG Cement-Building Materials Company Limited, said, ‘SCG is extremely pleased to have provided advisory services to the Phyathai-Paolo Hospital Group, leading to their achievement of international standard certification from the IWBI. This collaboration has established a new benchmark for indoor well-being within hospital buildings, marking the first time in the world such a standard has been achieved. We hope this certification will serve as a starting point for organizations to earnestly consider and prioritize the quality of life within the buildings.”

The WELL Health and Safety Rating System is a building certification standard used by SCG Building & Living Care Consulting Company Limited, to assist the Phyathai-Paolo Hospital Group during their application for certification from the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI). This certification is grounded on scientific principles and concrete evidence, ensuring that all buildings and operations thoroughly assess policies, management measures, space care, user participation, and emergency response plans. It encompasses 23 criteria that evaluate processes for maintaining cleanliness and hygiene, implementing emergency plans, providing access to health care services, maintaining water and air quality, and facilitating communication to engage all stakeholders.

About SCG Building & Living Care Consulting

SCG Building & Living Care Consulting Company Limited has provided consulting for over 200 building projects to achieve internationally recognized certifications, utilizing sustainability and well-being knowledge that SCG has cultivated for more than a decade. The company has expanded its consulting services to encompass a broad array of sustainable building standards, including LEED, TREES, Fitwel, and TRUE, integrating these into a new consulting service for Net Zero Building. This initiative is designed to assist all stakeholders in achieving their net zero objectives through the ‘Pathway to Net Zero’ concept through consulting on the analysis of organizations, buildings and products as well as the calculation of cost efficiency and returns and the tailor-made solutions that suit the goals and budgets of different organizations.

Published on: Dec 11, 2023

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