Basic Principles for "Artificial Lighting" in Architectural Spaces

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Organisation profile

Enhancing spaces with light!  Wink Lighting has 25 years experience in all aspects of lighting from concept to installation, technical drawings and product supply where required.  Wink design using cutting edge lighting technologies to create lighting effects that help people experience healthier and happier environments.  Wink develop lighting solutions that integrate architectural and living spaces, always with a keen eye on sustainability, sharing expertise and knowledge.

Training aim

To introduce and expand knowledge of basic principles for artificial lighting in architectural spaces from an engineer's perspective.

Learning objectives

How do you know how much light will be required? What kind of lighting should be used? Where best to locate it? The aim of the CPD seminar is to give a basic understanding of lighting principles, terms, light output and colour. The Engineer will have refreshed and updated his knowledge on the broad area of artificial lighting. He will understand why the technical aspects of specifying lighting need also to give consideration to the overall architectural space and environmental influences.  

Course outline

-Different qualities of light
-Ways of measuring light
-Lamp selection
-Luminaire selection
-Flow of Light
-Intensity of light in space
-Illuminance at a given point

-Illuminance of a surface

Trainer's profile

Rocky Wall, MD of Wink Lighting.  Originally trained as an electrician with DIT and went on to form the company "All Purpose Lighting" in the 80's, providing both lighting and electrical design, from concept to installation, including commissioning of projects.  Wink Lighting formed in 2007 and are specialists in lighting. Rocky has over 25 years hands on experience and expert training with a passion for light and design.

Course duration

1 hour

Assessment & certification

Certificates of attendance will be issued by email within 2 weeks of the seminar being delivered. Assessment and feedback would be appreciated.

Who should attend

This CPD is of interest to any Engineer, or designer wishing to increase his knowledge of lighting and taking into consideration the impact of lighting and its design in architectural spaces.