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Future of Lighting - Lighting for Seniors

February 13, 2018
11:30 AM EST to 1:00 PM EST
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UNC Center City Bldg
320 E 9th St,
Charlotte, NC 28202




Date: Tuesday, February 13th, 2018
Lunch: 11:30am
Course12:00 -1:00pm
LocationUNC Charlotte Center City Bldg
320 E 9th St, Charlotte, NC 28202
Room: 606

IES Charlotte is proud to present the  next course focusing on lighting for seniors. Greg Guarnaccia of Doubledge Design will bring us up to speed on the current requirements. The class will count for 1 AIA / CEU credit.


 Course Summary: 

Seniors represent the fastest growing segment of the population with over 40 million Americans over 65. With over 10,000 baby boomers turning 65 every day, there has been a renewed interest in lighting for seniors beyond traditional areas like housing and senior care facilities. Come learn about the existing standards as well as some of the newest developments in the world of lighting for the low vision population.



Greg Guarnaccia, LC, LEED AP, IES, is the founder and principal designer of DoublEdge. Greg has been practicing lighting design for 20 years, having been involved in projects such as the Kennedy Center Opera House (DC), National Museum of the American Indian (DC), Maryland Museum of African American Culture and History (Baltimore), among many others. Greg is an active member of the IES national committee on Lighting For the Aged & Partially Sighted and was heavily involved in IES RP-28, “Lighting and the Visual Environment for Seniors and the Low Vision Population”. Additionally, Greg is a member of the National Institue of Building Sciences’ Low Vision Design Committee where he has contributed to the creation of their first low vision design guidelines. Greg is also an adjunct professor teaching lighting design in the architecture department at Anne Arundel Community College.




Member or Non-Member with Lunch $20
Member or Non-Member without Lunch - FREE






$20.00 IES Education Series Member Ticket with Lunch

$0.00 Member ticket without lunch

$20.00 Guest tick with lunch

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