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Innovators in LED Lighting (2LU)
May 22 2013
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
SF Design Center Gallery
101 Henry Adams Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
Innovators in LED Lighting is a training session conducted by Therese Lahaie for architects
and lighting designers on the challenges, solutions, appropriate applications and imaginative possibilities of Solid State Lighting technology.
The learning objectives are:
• Identifying the technical challenges of working with LED lighting.
• Identifying the ways that manufacturers are coming up with innovative solutions to these problems.
• Developing knowledge of testing programs and procedures that help specifiers reduce risk when specifying LED lighting products.
• To determine the difference in the way CFLs and LEDs render the full color spectrum and how color maintenance is being addressed.
• To be introduced to the imaginative possibilities of the technology in retail, commercial, hospitality and public art applications.
Innovators in LED Lighting is the result of extensive research that Lahaie has conducted with top lighting designers, engineers and manufacturers to relay an honest assessment of this fast moving industry. The presentation is about 45 minutes long allowing time for sample review and questions.
About the presenter:
For over 10 years, Therese Lahaie managed the custom lighting design department and was regional sales manager for Translite Sonoma/Lightolier and Morrison Lighting. In that role she combined a background
in glass sculpture technology with knowledge of custom lighting to translate lighting concepts into new product designs. In her current consulting role she supports lighting designers and manufacturers in the transition to LED lighting solutions. Lahaie does market research and connects LED lighting manufactures
with lighting designers. She also trains engineers on designing lighting glass and sources glass product manufacturers. Lahaie studied Fine Art at Emmanuel College and Glass Technology at Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA. She is a sculptor using glass, steel, motors and LED lighting, and her work is exhibited nationally.
“The LED lighting presentation that Therese gave to the office was fabulous. It really opened up our eyes as to what can be done and to the limitations as well. This is worth an hour of any design professionals time.”
—Peter Birkholtz, Senior Associate, Page and Turnbull, SF CA
“Therese Lahaie is a very knowledgeable Lighting professional who provides excellent lectures on the current trends in LED technology. Her presentation is well organized and informative.”
—E. Sara McBarnette, LEED Senior Associate, Auerbach Consultants
Registered AIA/CES Provider.