This presentation provides an overview of the elements of sustainability and how to best specify sustainably designed luminaires.
- Recognize the key elements of sustainability & their impacts including Embodied & Operational Carbon, Materials Responsibility & Workplace Social Responsibility
- Understand the various methods of assessing sustainability including Life Cycle Assessments & Materials Transparency
- Gain a working knowledge of the luminaire related sustainability requirements of WELL, LEED and The Living Building Challenge
- Apply the principals discussed to specify the most environmentally responsible lighting equipment for your project.
Please register by noon on Monday, January 16.
Scott Roos is the Vice President, Sustainability & Business Optimization, Specialty Lighting Group at Acuity Brands. 2023 marks Scott’s 45th year in lighting, a career that has encompassed product design, marketing, product management, strategy development and lighting education. Products Scott has worked on have earned numerous patents and awards including the Industrial Design Excellence Award and LightFair’s Most Innovative Product and Technical Innovation awards. He has always been involved in pushing the envelope for critical topics of the time, from developing the first low voltage accent lighting products in the 80’s to helping advance CFL general illumination downlighting in the 90s to driving the development of the first commercially viable LED track and recessed solutions in the early 2000s. Most recently Scott has been a grain of sand in the oyster to encourage us to embrace wellness and sustainability as fundamental elements of good lighting. Scott has a BFA in Industrial Design from the University of Illinois and an MBA from De Paul University. He is currently serving as a member of the IES Sustainability Committee which is updating the LP10 Sustainable Lighting Practice document.