Today’s classrooms are multifunctional learning spaces designed to inspire. Flexible, comfortable, high performance lighting is critical to complement and support the variety of collaborative and individual-led teaching and learning activities and functions these environments demand. This presentation is a guide for understanding the considerations when designing for education and establishing the connection between lighting and human wellness in education-oriented environments. It gives an overview of key lighting factors in various spaces in both K-12 and higher educational establishments, and offers practical recommendations and strategies for designing and specifying lighting in educational spaces.
- Identify four key considerations when designing for education.
- Develop an understanding of how luminaire selection and lighting design strategies in various educational environments improve the quality of teaching spaces, increase facility functionality and deliver cost and energy savings.
- Determine appropriate lighting control strategies for different types of educational spaces; distinguish different types of light spectrum control, and discuss the ability of tunable white fixtures to improve comfort and student/instructor well-being in the noted environments.
- Identify application best practices for minimal energy usage in educational settings using specific examples that focus on energy efficiency and sustainable design values.
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