Events

A Southern Branch Event - Lighting For Healthcare Environments (LG2)

Start date: 17/03/15

Booking deadline: Mon 16 Mar 2015

Venue / location: Estates Department Meeting Room, Southampton General Hospital, Southampton

The next meeting of the Southern Branch will take place on 17 March 2015 at Southampton General Hospital.

The speaker will be Richard Caple of Thorlux Lighting who will give a presentation entitled: Lighting For Healthcare Environments (LG2)

LG2 defines the visual performance required for the healthcare environment; it concentrates on three important aspects, the task requirements, the need to create visually appropriate environments and the real need to reduce energy consumption.

The presentation will concentrate on a number of key areas with an emphasis on hospital wards. An overview of the lighting requirements with worked solutions is covered, as well as energy efficiency and the design energy efficiency rating (DEER) metric.

Richard Caple has been with Thorlux Lighting for over fourteen years and is currently their Lighting Applications Manager. Having started as a Trainee Lighting Design Engineer Richard has built up first-hand experience of luminaires and their application.

He has studied lighting and design through the various industry lighting courses culminating in his MSc in Light and Lighting in 2012.

As well as managing the Lighting Design departments he is also involved in the design, development and marketing of luminaires. Richard is also Society of Light and Lighting (SLL) Vice President.

For further information and to indicate yuor intentnio to attend, please contact John A’Court (john.acourt@porthosp.nhs.uk).