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Healthcare Facilities: Light + Health in Healthcare Environments

NOV 2020 HFC
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    Free and open to the public.

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    1 LU AIA credit available

This presentation provides an update on trends, technology, and research in lighting and healthcare. The topics covered will focus on light’s impact on the circadian system as well as light’s ability to affect alertness, productivity, and mood in the context of healing environments. An overview of industry research supplemented by key case studies will provide guidelines for application, as well as areas where more research is needed to be conclusive.

Sara Schonour, LC, Associate IALD
Director, Lighting Studio
Sara Schonour leads CannonDesign’s Lighting Studio. She couples her extensive lighting design experience and knowledge with deep understandings of architectural design and building systems to bring seamless integrated solutions to clients. Sara is active in the lighting design community and is well versed in the role light can play in the realization of beautiful spaces that are also sensitive to the consumption of energy and natural resources. Recognized as a leader within the industry, she has received “40 under 40” recognition from Building Design + Construction, Consulting-Specifying Engineer and Lighting magazine.
Victoria Riedinger, LC, Associate IALD
With a background in engineering and a love for architecture, Victoria appreciates the creative and technical art of lighting design. Through her time in the industry, she’s worked with various teams on a number of projects ranging in function and size. While she strives to produce a beautiful and sustainable lighting strategy, she recognizes the importance of collaborative design and fulfilling a client’s needs