Lights of the Round: Part 1 – An Overview of the Role of the Lighting Designer

Explore the role of the lighting designer and the lighting design process.

Description: 

A group of industry leaders representing Architects, Distributors, Engineers, Lighting Designers, Lighting Controls Specialists and Lighting Manufacturers gather to discuss current lighting industry topics. The panelists describe the lighting design process, lighting team dynamics, and supply chain communication. With the adoption of LED, the group covers expectation management as well as changes to lighting specification and project management.  Offered in collaboration with the Illuminating Engineering Society.

Learning objectives

  • Understand the roles and responsibilities of; engineers, architects, lighting designers, distributors, manufacturers and lighting control specialists in the lighting design process.
  • Explore the dynamics of the post-bid supply chain including pricing, substitutions and communication.
  • Identify the importance of a lighting designer, and describe the influence they have on the team, and project. 
  • Explore factors of the lighting control design process, including key moments in the specification, interoperability concerns, and the role of a Lighting Control Specialist.
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1.00 LU
  • RIBA

Instructors

  • Randy Burkett

    FIALD, FIES, LC

    President and Design Principal | Randy Burkett Lighting Design, Inc.

    Randy Burkett is the President and Design Principal of Randy Burkett Lighting Design, Inc. As...
  • Craig Casey

    Senior Building Science Engineer | Lutron Electronics Co., Inc.

    Casey is a Senior Building Science Engineer with Lutron Electronics Co., Inc.. He conducts applied...
  • Kevin J. Flynn

    FAIA, IES

    Executive Vice President | Kiku Obata & Co.

    Kevin J. Flynn is executive vice president of Kiku Obata & Company, a design consultancy...
  • Kristina K. Martin

    PE, LC, LEED AP

    Principal | The Engineering Enterprise

    Kristina Martin joined The Engineering Enterprise in 1989 and was appointed Principal of the firm...
  • Carol McGlogan

    President & CEO | Electro-Federation Canada

    Carol McGlogan is the President and CEO of Electro-Federation Canada.  Electro-Federation Canada (...

Course details

Contents: Video, quiz, evaluation

Expiration: One year after purchase

Duration: 1:00

Passing Score: 80% on quiz