Lighting, perhaps one of the most overlooked elements of the design process, has the ability to affect occupancy mood, productivity, and ability to learn. Building professionals and designers have the ability to use new technology and lighting features to affect mood while enhancing the value and the aesthetic appeal of a space in residential and commercial design.


This course will introduce you to best practices for lighting design and technology for lighting. In addition, the course will demonstrate the functions of new LED technology when incorporated with extruded aluminum tape channels to increase the versatility of a space, as well as improve ambience.


Learning Objectives

  • Identify the importance of lighting in architectural design as it applies to occupancy wellness and mood.
  • Compare and contrast the benefits of incorporating LED technology into lighting design.
  • Discover how an innovative installation accessory, extruded aluminum channels, allows tape lighting to be integrated into ceilings, walls, and floors.
  • Examine opportunities where lighting specification customization can be used to highlight, emphasize, or enhance, space for occupancy wellness and comfort.

Pre-requisite: Basic knowledge of lighting design.