Two for the Price of One: Lessons in Lighting

Two for the Price of One: Lessons in Lighting

  • Lessons in Lighting
    June 27, 2019
    3:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Thanks to our sponsor, Indiana Lighting, we are excited to announce TWO lessons in lighting for our June meeting.  Please join us with guest speaker, Jeffrey R. Dross of Kichler, to learn more about layering light as well as lighting and health.  Registration covers both Sessions 1 (matinee) and Session 2 (regular meeting time) and each session is worth 0.1 NKBA CEU.

3:30-4:00pm Matinee Session 1 Registration
4:00-5:00pm Session 1: “Light, Lighting and Health”

5:30-6:30pm Intermission & Social Hour with appetizers and drinks

6:30-6:45pm Meeting Welcome & Announcements
6:45-8:00pm Session 2: “Light Layering – Three Steps to Great Lighting”

This double feature meeting is being sponsored by Indiana Lighting Center.  Thank you for your support!

Session 1: “Light, Lighting & Health”
– Natural and artificial light
– The human eye and the circadian rhythm
– Light pollution, light flicker, photo-biological safety and blue light hazard
– Sleep and lighting
– Senior lighting needs
– Low-vision lighting needs
– An assortment of medical conditions that have shown improvements with better lighting choices
IDCEC Class Code #104124 for ASID, IDC, IDEC, and IIDA Members

Session 2: “Light Layering – Three Steps to Great Lighting”
– Ambient light planning
– Task light types
– Accent light pros and cons
– Layering examples in kitchen and bath applications
– Lighting placement
– Energy efficiency and switching
– Educating the homeowner
IDCEC Class Code #106095 for ASID, IDC, IDEC, and IIDA Members


About Our Speaker

Jeffrey R Dross
Kichler Lighting, Cleveland, Ohio

In 1974, while studying Architecture, Jeff started his career in residential lighting. Chiefly concerned with running Engineering for 25 years, he has since been involved in many other facets of the business including Product Management where he concentrated on Systems and Energy Efficient lighting, QA, Graphics, production trouble-shooting, International vendor communications and an ERP systems implementation. He is currently Corporate Director, Education and Industry Trends while continuing as their often-quoted media spokesperson. Jeff understands that the face of residential lighting is ever changing and has been involved in a number of industry roundtables that are working to plan for the future. Jeff has also authored a number of articles about lighting for trade publications, consumer magazines and web journalism. He is the recipient of the American Lighting Association’s 2015 Pillar of the Industry Award.


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