LBA Realty, a full-service property management and investment company, is the first to attain the UL Verified Healthy Building Mark for Indoor Environment for 13 of its office properties situated in Arizona, California, and Colorado. Probably the most rigorous of the UL Verified Healthy Building Programs , the UL Verified Healthy Building Mark for Indoor Environment means these buildings have achieved performance in five critical regions of assessment, including air, water, hygiene, acoustics and light.
“UL’s Verified Healthy Building program communicates those indoor spaces give a healthy environment for occupants in five areas: indoor quality of air, water quality, building hygiene, acoustics and lighting,” said Sean McCrady, director, Sustainability and asset, Real Properties and Estate at UL. “Once achieved, it’s a distinction that demonstrates building owners, managers, and corporations are focused on a built environment that supports occupant health, comfort and well-being, backed by UL’s recognized expertise globally.
“By reaching the UL Verified Healthy Building Mark for Indoor Environment, LBA Realty has demonstrated its commitment to providing a wholesome and safe workplace for current and prospective building tenants,” McCrady continued. “That is one of many techniques UL might help building owners, property corporations and managers earn trust from its tenants and employees.”
UL’s Verified Healthy Building Program can verify readiness claims regarding indoor air, building and water hygiene before re-occupancy following a protracted period of vacancy, such as through the coronavirus outbreak. This program also helps communicate a confident message differentiating indoor spaces with verified occupant well-being and health marketing claims. Furthermore, UL’s Verified Healthy Building program also helps reduce risk and cost connected with occupant medical issues while helping improve productivity linked to good indoor environmental quality. The Verified Healthy Building Program might help improve employee and occupant performance also, and raise the value of a building and company while providing visibility into potential problems to allow them to be addressed early sufficient reason for documented solutions.
“We value medical and wellness of our customers and occupants, and for that reason we recently completed your time and effort to possess our office properties achieve the UL Mark in the Verified Healthy Building Program for Indoor Environment,” said Michelle German, director of Environmental, Corporate and social Governance at LBA Realty. “Under this verification program, UL confirmed our buildings have excellent indoor environmental quality in addition to policies and plans set up to make sure we maintain and advance these indoor spaces.
“To attain the UL Verified Healthy Building Mark for Indoor Environment, we participated in an intensive audit and on-site visits, including visual performance and inspections testing,” continued German. “To keep our verification, we shall continue twice per year inspections to demonstrate these buildings continue steadily to have excellent indoor environmental quality performance. We have been proud to do this milestone toward supporting healthier indoor environments for the occupants and customers.”