Health And Wellness Become Top Of Mind For New-Home Builders And Buyers

Mar 8, 2021 | News

By Lydia Lee

Accelerated by the pandemic, the emphasis on health and wellness extends to the design and systems within today’s homes.

…Also coming out this year is Wellness Within Your Walls, a checklist for home health and wellness developed by interior designer Jillian Pritchard Cooke. She partnered with builders to pilot the WWYW certification program in 11 homes across the U.S. “It’s a holistic approach that bridges the gap between the builder, design team, and occupant,” Pritchard Cooke says about the program.”

“It was good timing, because people are really keen on their health all of a sudden and they’re stuck at home,” Noel says. “And so now all this stuff really matters. So that made [WWYW] a great marketing tool.”

Randy Noel, Louisiana builder, regarding his WWYW-certified home