Lighting Technology & Green Design

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Lighting Technology & Green Design
Confused about lighting options? This talk will help you sort out the latest lighting choices, give you a criteria for assessing lighting quality and how “green” each product is. Find out which products are best suited for new construction and renovation and see some options for replacement lamps. And, depending on audience interest, Linda will talk about the best lighting for aging eyes!

Speaker Bio: Linda Sanford – Principal Designer, Sanford Lighting Designincipal  
Linda is the principal at Sanford Lighting Design, a Bay Area lighting design firm specializing in residential, small institutional and commercial projects. She has taught lighting design courses at West Valley College, and currently teaches at Cañada College and the Pacific Energy Center in San Francisco. She has held the position of Chair of Education at the IES (Illuminating Engineering Society) Board of Managers, San Francisco chapter, since 2005 and serves on the national IES Committee on Lighting and Sustainability and the Committee on Lighting for the Aged and Partially Sighted. She is currently working on Design Guides with each of the committees. Linda is very interested in how new lighting and control technologies are impacting lighting, and are providing opportunities to do new kinds of design, to create beautiful spaces while keeping energy use under control and promoting green principles.

Please note: the hosting of speakers for the Tuesday Harvest Speaker Series does not constitute an endorsement by the Town of Portola Valley (Town). The Town does not endorse any of the speakers, their businesses or the information provided in their presentations.