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How can light color and light intensity improve learning? A recent DoE-funded study examined how educators see lighting as a powerful tool to enhance the learning environment and cue behavior within the classroom setting. Explore how a user-friendly interface was designed for a simple, intuitive, preset control that teachers could modify to suit their goals. The study also explains how to make this technology cost-efficient for schools with constrained budgets.
- Examine current research and efforts to improve Education, Commercial, and Healthcare environments through lighting.
- Understand the modern classroom and how users would utilize dynamic lighting to improve the learning environment.
- Understand the importance of a User Interface and examine how user feedback guided product development.
- Investigate the cost of this new lighting technology and its implementation.
Ron Scott joined Finelite in 2014 and is responsible for the sale and promotion of Finelite products throughout Canada and the Western U.S. With a background in Mechanical Engineering, Ron began his lighting career in product design for Philips Ledalite. Over the course of the next 20 years, he was the product manager for a workspace specific lighting product with on-board motion and daylighting controls, a technical specialist managing the business sector for controls, and the regional sales manager for the Central US. In this last role, Ron trained agency staff and gave AIA- and NCQLP-registered presentations to clients throughout the region. Now, after more than 25 years in the lighting industry, Ron is a popular presenter of courses for regional IES chapters, architectural and lighting design practices throughout North America.