WELL Testing

Offering World-Class Air and water Analysis for WELL Certification

Maybe even more today because of the COVID-19 pandemic, businesses and organizations want to make sure their buildings or other spaces provide an environment that is conducive to both mental and physical health. SGS is already helping companies by providing healthy building reentry services including LEED certification kits, as well as environmental analysis including water and waste water testing. And now we offer environmental consultants and IAQ specialists like you the air and water analysis services needed to help your clients get their buildings WELL-certified.

WELL is the leading tool for advancing health and well-being in buildings throughout North America and the world. At SGS, our long-standing AIHA ISO 17025 accreditation for air and Standard Methods for the Examination of Water and Wastewater (APHA, AWWA.WEF) qualifies us to perform a variety of analyses that are staples of WELL certification. What better assurance to your clients is there, than to partner with SGS, the world’s leading testing, inspection, and certification company, for their pursuit of WELL certification.

WELL Analysis

Following is information on the specific analysis we offer for WELL certification.
For details on methods, techniques, reporting limits and more: Download our WELL Analysis Guide [PDF]

A01 – Fundamental Air Quality
  • Particulate Matter: PM 2.5 and PM 10
  • Organic Gases: benzene, toluene, and formaldehyde
  • Inorganic Gases: carbon monoxide and ozone
  • Radon*

* Kit supplied for 3rd party lab submittal.

A05 – Enhanced Air Quality
  • Particulate Matter: PM 2.5 and PM 10
  • Organic Gases: acetaldehyde, formaldehyde, acrylonitrile, caprolactam, benzene, naphthalene, and toluene
  • Inorganic Gases: carbon monoxide, ozone, and nitrogen dioxide
  • Radon*

* Kit supplied for 3rd party lab submittal.

W01 – Fundamental Water Quality
  • Microorganisms*: Coliforms and E. coli

*Subcontracted analysis – Due to short holding times for microbiology, please give advanced notice of
sample submission.

W02 – Water Contaminants
  • Dissolved Metals: antimony, arsenic, cadmium, chromium, copper, lead, mercury, and nickel
  • Organic Pollutants: BTEX, styrene, tetrachloroethylene, vinyl chloride, and pesticides by 505**
  • Herbicides and Pesticides: SOC & OPP, Special List (atrazine and simazine), glyphosate, and 2,4-dichlorophenoxyacetic acid*
  • Fertilizers: nitrate
  • Disinfectant Byproducts: total trihalomethanes and total halo acetic acids
  • Fluoride

*Subcontracted analysis
** Includes all 505 pesticides except Toxaphene (RL = 1 ug/l)

W04 – Enhanced Water Quality
  • Drinking Taste Properties: aluminum, manganese, sodium, iron, zinc, chloride, fluoride, sulfate, total dissolved solids (TDS), and sulfide

Results provided here are for building monitoring purposes only and are not intended for regulatory drinking water compliance.

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