LED Lighting: Using Design, Understanding Technology, Embracing Ecology

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LED Lighting:  Using Design, Understanding Technology, Embracing Ecology

Time: January 29, 2013 from 10:30am to 11:30am
Location: Online
Event Type: land8 webinar
Organized By: Land8 & Landscape Forms
Latest Activity: Apr 16, 2013

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Land8 Webinar: LED Lighting: Using Design, Understanding Technology, Embracing Ecology
Presented by: Landscape Forms

January 29th from 10:30a - 11:30a PST

Advanced technology has made LED-lighting a viable solution for outdoor environments. The unwanted side-effects of traditional lighting: wasted energy, maintenance costs, and the negative visual and environmental impacts of over-illumination, are driving the adoption of LED lighting for many projects. This session covers cutting edge information about human interaction with color, contrast, and glare that enhance the visual experience while protecting the environment. Brandon Renouf, IES, Lighting Engineer at Landscape Forms, will present concepts that leave participants armed to evaluate LED-lighting for future projects. Solid State/LED technology is an important facet to sustainable site design.

The participant will learn the following:

  • The definition of LED and why LEDs are a good choice for site furnishings
  • The adverse effects of using lighting that mimics daylight in regard to health and safety
  • The definition of the BUG rating and why it’s important to human health and safety
  • Why luminaire design and thermal management are so important in LED lighting design
  • Why the ability of a luminaire to render color is important to the visual experience


This session qualifies for LA CES Credit. Landscape Forms is an approved provider of the Landscape Architect Continuing Education System.

 

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About the presenter:


Brandon Renouf serves as Landscape Forms Senior Lighting Engineer. Renouf is a member of the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America and serves on their prestigious Outdoor Environmental Lighting Committee. His work has been instrumental in adding exemplary lighting solutions including LED, wired and solar lighting products to the company’s offering. Renouf’s role is to stay abreast of emerging technology and industry trends by working closely with lighting experts such as Nancy Clanton and Associates, Winona Lighting, Underwriters Laboratory and Energy Star Partners.

With this background and knowledge of emerging technologies, Renouf, along with other in-house engineers, developed our proprietary AwenTM Optic that provides directed light, avoids light trespass and supports Dark Skies.

Renouf has been speaking on the topic of Design, Technology and Ecology regarding LED Lighting to audiences of landscape architects, lighting designers and architects across North America as part of both the LA CES and AIA CES programs for the past year.

 

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