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Webinar: Importance of Color Quality Metrics in Lighting

11 March 2022 | 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST

IES Raleigh Section

Join IES Raleigh Section for a Lighthouse (education) program.

About this event
Join us Friday, March 11th at noon for a technical lecture and panel of experts diving into the importance of color quality metrics in lighting. LED lighting has become mainstream and White Light Quality Metrics are critical for successful indoor lighting. Quality metrics are equally important in outdoor lighting, especially for night time safety and security.

Manufactures and suppliers are beginning to include TM30 on cutsheets, it is critical for specifiers and designers to understand the meaning and details of each metric. Our experts will outline TM30 and other metrics in an easy to understand presentation to arm you to best help your clients.

Learning Objectives:

  • Color rendering an important part of lighting
  • Terms and definitions
  • Representations of colors
  • Test lamps used in this presentation
  • Color rendering index (CRI or R a)
  • TM 30

Speaker Bios:

Lynn Davis
Dr. J. Lynn Davis is a Research Fellow at RTI International leading research on SSL device reliability and UV radiation treatment of spaces. His efforts encompass critical work for the U.S. Department of Energy, standards development for the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES), and reliability analyses for commercial clients. Dr. Davis is currently serving on the IES Testing Procedures and Lighting for Seniors and the Visually Impaired committees. He also worked with the State Construction Office for North Carolina to develop a guidance document for the installation of solid-state lighting fixtures in new construction and as retrofits. Dr. Davis is the recipient of more than 50 U.S. patents and has published more than 50 peer reviewed articles.

Wendy Luedtke
Wendy is the product technology specialist for color at ETC and is a member of its Advance Research Group (ARG). She chaired the IES Color Committee for many years and is a member of both the ESTA-TSP Photometrics Working Group and United Scenic Artists Local 829. Previously, she was the product manager for color and lighting at Rosco Laboratories, Inc. Ms. Luedtke spent more than 15 years designing lighting for theater, live entertainment, corporate events, and architectural projects. She holds a BFA in Technical Production from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts, where she later served for more than a decade as an adjunct instructor.

Greg Johnson
Greg is a Senior Electrical Designer with Loring Consulting Engineers, with over 15 years of experience in the industry. His experience focuses on designing power distribution, lighting and controls, and fire alarm systems, predominantly for projects in healthcare and higher education. He is experienced in designing hospital patient care areas including operating rooms and various medical imaging facilities, in both new construction and retrofit projects.

Register to reserve your seat today!

The zoom link will be emailed to registered attendees two days before the program.


11 March 2022
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EST
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