Lighting spaces: user wellbeing and performance

Brought to you by the CIBSE Daylighting Group and the Society of Light and Lighting (SLL)

The expert speaker panel sets out all the considerations to be taken into account when designing, procuring and delivering natural and circadian lighting in buildings. The range of factors which influence the quality of lighting and the impact lighting quality has on the wellbeing of occupants will be examined. Delegates will learn how best to deliver a successful lighting scheme.

Stream time: 10.00 – 12.30, Tuesday 21st November 2017

Chaired by:
Iain Carlile, Associate, dpa lighting consultants London and SLL President Elect

10:00 - 10:45

TA1 How to design for user wellbeing: co-ordinating natural light with circadian lighting

How can we design & deliver lighting in buildings to promote comfort in use for the occupants? How do we balance just replicating the natural rhythms of daylight and manipulating human responses, e.g. to extract more learning in children, or more productivity for employers? When is it too much? It’s understood that shift work can have a detrimental impact on Continue Reading »


10:45 - 11:30

TA2 How to design for user wellbeing: design, innovation & controls

This session delivers an overview of recent innovations in lighting and design considerations. Practical case study examples from the Well Building Standard will share the lessons to be learned from outcomes, which metrics to use and the benefits, with specific reference to how the Well Building Standard has impacted “comfort in use.” An empty room needs no lights: light for Continue Reading »


11:30 - 11:45

Break & exhibition visit

11:45 - 12:30

TA3 Spec busting – how to procure lighting for optimum performance

This session provides a guide to lighting procurement, examining the whole of the supply chain. It covers how to develop briefs and specifications, and how to identify, understand and mitigate potential performance problems caused by substitution of products. • Procurement guidance: delivering quality • Preserving design integrity in procurement, installation and maintenance • LED lighting: where substitute products may claim Continue Reading »