Webinar instructions will be emailed before the date of the webinar.
Day One: Thursday, January 28, 2021
11:00 am – 3:05 pm CST (including 20-mins. of break)
Day Two: Friday, January 29, 2021
11:00 am – 1:25 pm CST (including a 10-min. break)
(Please log into the webinar 15 – 30 minutes before start time)
Sonja Bochart, IIDA., LEED AP BD&C, WELL AP
Designing Interiors for Human Wellness Day One
Thursday, January 28, 2021 | 11:00 am – 3:05 pm CST (including 20-mins. of break)
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
What is biophilic design?
Benefits of biophilic design
Biophilic design trends
Human circadian rhythms
Utilizing the properties of light
New lighting technologies
Designing Interiors for Human Wellness Day Two
Friday, January 29, 2021 | 11:00 am – 1:25 pm CST (including a 10-min. break)
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
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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6.0 HSW CE Hours
6.0 AIA LU|HSW
6.0 CE Hours/PDHs
International Code Council
.6 CEUs (Building)
Continuing Education Credit Information
This webinar is open to the public and offers 6.0 HSW continuing education hours/PDHs
to registered interior designers in most states. It is approved for 6.0 hours for Louisiana
interior designers. Due to time constraints, HalfMoon Education will not be seeking
course approval in Florida, Maryland, New Jersey, New Mexico or other states that
preapprove continuing education course for interior designers.
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. 0004646), Indiana (License No. CE21600059), Maryland, New Jersey
(Approval No. 24GP00000600), North Carolina (S-0130), and North Dakota. 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
The International Code Council has approved this event for .6 CEUs in the specialty area
of Building (Preferred Provider No. 1232).
Completion certificates will be awarded to participants who complete this event, respond
to prompts and earn a passing score (80%) on the quiz that follows the presentation
(multiple attempts allowed).
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 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 (email@example.com 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 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.