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Day One: Thursday, June 10, 2021
11:00 am – 3:05 pm CDT (including two 10-min. breaks)
Day Two: Friday, June 11, 2021
11:00 am – 1:25 pm CDT (including a 10-min. break)

Presented by
Sonja Bochart, IIDA., LEED AP BD&C, WELL AP

Designing Interiors for Human Wellness, Day One
Thursday, June 10, 2021 | 11:00 am – 3:05 pm CDT (including two 10-min. breaks)

Designing and Constructing for Human Wellness
Defining human wellness
Components of wellness
Wellness metrics, standards and certifications
Wellness strategies in the age of COVID-19

Biophilic Design
What is biophilic design?
Benefits of biophilic design
Biophilic design trends

Lighting Design
Human circadian rhythms
Utilizing the properties of light
New lighting technologies

Designing Interiors for Human Wellness, Day Two

Friday, June 11, 2021 | 11:00 am – 1:25 pm CDT (including a 10-min. break)

Ergonomic Design
The three major domains of ergonomics
Ergonomics risk factors
Ergonomics best practices

Colors, Textures and Materials
The psychology of color and texture
Building materials that promote wellness

Webinar Instructions

Each webinar session earns continuing education credit and can be registered for individually. All attendees must log-on through their own email – attendees may not watch together if they wish to earn continuing education credit. HalfMoon Education Inc. must be able to prove attendance if either the attendee or HalfMoon Education Inc. is audited.

Certificates of completion will be provided for each webinar attended and will be sent via email in PDF form about five business days after the conclusion of the series.

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Professional Engineers
6.0 PDHs

6.0 HSW CE Hours

AIA  (AIA credits only available for attending live webinar)
6.0 LU|HSW

International Code Council
.6 CEUs (Building)

Interior Designers
6.0 CE Hours (details below)

Continuing Education Credit Information

This webinar offers 6.0 PDHs to professional engineers and 6.0 HSW continuing education hours to architects licensed in all states.

HalfMoon Education is an approved continuing education sponsor for engineers in Florida (Provider No. 0004647), Indiana (License No. CE21700059), Maryland, New Jersey (Approval No. 24GP00000700), and North Carolina (S-0130). HalfMoon Education is deemed an approved continuing education sponsor for New York engineers and architects via its registration with the American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System (Regulations of the Commissioner §68.14(i)(2) and §69.6(i)(2)). Other states do not preapprove continuing education providers or courses.

The American Institute of Architects Continuing Education System has approved this course for 6.0 LU|HSW (Sponsor No. J885). Only full participation is reportable to the AIA/CES.

The International Code Council has approved this event for .6 CEUs in the specialty area of Building (Preferred Provider No. 1232).

This course offers a 6.0 HSW continuing education event for interior designers. It is approved 6.0 CEUs for Louisiana interior designers. This course will quality for interior designers continuing education hours in some other states. It is not IDCEC approved. Refer to specific state rules to determine eligibility.

Completion certificates will be awarded to participants who complete this event, respond to all prompts, and earn a passing score (80%) on the quiz that follows the presentation (multiple attempts allowed).


Sonja Bochart

Ms. Bochart’s background in creating meaningful and healthy spaces can be found in her over 20 year of experience as a designer, shaping spaces for connection, healing and overall well-being. An avid speaker, instructor, leader and writer, she promotes thoughtfulness and leading-edge innovations of holistic design with a focus on human health and wellness. Her interior design portfolio includes award-winning educational, community, international, cultural, residential and corporate spaces. Her designs and workshops integrate leading edge principles of biophilia (passion for life), mindfulness, evidence-based design, storytelling and sustainability to create holistic places of wellness, inspiration and transformation.

AIA Info

AIA Provider Statement:

HalfMoon Education Inc. is a registered provider of AIA-approved continuing education under Provider Number J885. All registered AIA/CES Providers must comply with the AIA Standards for Continuing Education Programs. Any questions or concerns about this provider of learning program may be sent to AIA/CES ( or (800) AIA 3837, Option 3).

This learning program is registered with AIA/CES for continuing professional education. As such, it does not include content that may be deemed or construed to be an approval or endorsement by the AIA of any material of construction or any method or manner of handling, using, distributing, or dealing in any material or product.

AIA continuing education credit has been reviewed and approved by AIA/CES. Learners must complete the entire learning program to receive continuing education credit. AIA continuing education Learning Units earned upon completion of this course will be reported to AIA/CES for AIA members. Certificates of Completion for both AIA members and non-AIA members are available upon request.

Course Title: Designing Interiors for Human Wellness

Delivery Method: Live Online

Course Description: This course examines the principles and standards of human wellness in the arena of the built environment. It defines and explains the idea of biophilic design, and it explores the potential of lighting design, ergonomic design, and the psychology of colors, textures and materials in the context of wellness.

Learning Objectives:

Learning Objective 1:
Learners will be able to explain the concept of human wellness and how it relates to the built environment, particularly in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Learning Objective 2:
Learners will be able to describe the benefits of biophilic design, wherein building occupants feel a sense of connectivity to nature.

Learning Objective 3:
Learners will be able to describe how lighting can affect human circadian rhythms, and they will be able to identify new lighting technologies and daylighting contributes to human wellness.

Learning Objective 4:
Learners will be able to identify ergonomic design strategies that improve workplaces, which can be beneficial in nontraditional office environments.

Learning Objective 5:
Learners will be able to discuss how color, texture and material choices can contribute to the goals of human wellness in interior environments.

LUs: 6.0                                                                                              LU Type: LU|HSWs.

Prerequisites: Experience with interior design

Advance Preparation: None

Program Level: Intermediate

Course Expiration Date:  10/21/2023

Complaint Resolution Policy:

Complaints regarding this course can be emailed to or by calling (715) 835-5900. A HalfMoon Education representative will respond within 72 hours to resolve the complaint, which will include, but not limited to, access to another CE activity at no or reduced cost or a full or partial refund. Each instance will be resolved on a case-by-case situation.

Streamable MP4/PDF Price: $299.00

Currently, our self-study products DO NOT qualify for AIA, ASLA, LACES or CLARB credit.

Streamable self-study formats are available approximately 1 week after the date of the live event.

The streamable self-study package includes an MP4 format video recording of a live webinar and a PDF of the manual that was distributed for the webinar. You will receive a PDF of the course manual. The manual contains written materials prepared by the seminar speaker(s).

Completion of an online follow-up quiz is required for those seeking continuing education credit. The acceptance of self-administered continuing education activities vary widely between states and professions. Before undertaking any self-study effort, you should review the rules of your licensing/certifying entity.

HalfMoon Education guarantees its products. The self-study products are recorded from a live seminar and there are circumstances where an audio recording is not available. HalfMoon will contact you and issue a full refund if the product you ordered is not available. If you are not happy with a product you receive, you can return the product for a full refund. However, refunds will not be issued if completion certificates are requested.

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