2015 & 2016 IESLA Calendar of Events

September 24, 2015
Branding with Light in the Age of LED
Guest Speaker: Andy Powell, Lighting Design Alliance
Location: Proud Bird

October 2, 2015
IESLA Golf Classic
To Benefit the IES - LA Student Education Fund
Location: Downey Rio Hondo Golf Course

November 19, 2015
Project Tour
Location: TBD

January 21, 2016
Dynamic White with Lesley North
Location: TBD

February 2016
IESLA Product Fair

March 24, 2016
Architectural Panel “Why hire a lighting designer?”

April 21, 2016
Controls DMX vs others

May 2016
Student design competition

June 25, 2016
Lumen West Awards

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For more information on local International Building Performance Simulation Association (IBPSA) events, click here.

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IESLA Hollywood Sign Lighting Proposal

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Origins of White LED Technology

Branding with Light in
the Age of LED with
Andy Powell of
Lighting Design Alliance

September 24, 2015

Businesses large and small utilize lighting to draw the attention of potential customers, and to reinforce branding.

Andrew Powell of Lighting Design Alliance will present one specific example of a client, Chase Bank, who decided to reinforce their branding through the use of façade lighting on select bank branches throughout the United States. Varying architectural building styles, site conditions and the real functional needs of exterior lighting at a bank branch all created design challenges throughout the process.

Blossoming of the wide array of LED luminaires available today allow for design solutions not possible previously. The promise of superior optics, long life, low maintenance, energy efficient solutions made LED’s the obvious choice. But 4 to 5 years since the inception of the program, are these promises panning out?

In addition to the concept of “branding with light”, and the exciting design challenges these specific projects posed, Andrew will touch on some of the lessons learned as these installed LED systems age.

Vice President

Since graduating from the Architectural Engineering program at the University of Kansas with an emphasis in Illumination Engineering, Andy has practiced the art and science of lighting design for over 25 years. As Vice President and a Studio Director at LIGHTING DESIGN ALLIANCE, Andy has developed a wide-ranging portfolio of project types, both domestic and international. These include several IES Award winning projects at the local and international level.

Andy is a past President of the IES Los Angeles Section, and currently on the board of managers. He has been guest lecturer for the IES LA section, as well as at the University of Kansas, University of Colorado, USC, California State Long Beach, Long Beach City College and Orange Coast College.

Andy’s projects have been featured in several publications, including Architectural Lighting Magazine, Lighting Design + Application (LD+A), Visual Merchandising and Store Design, Interior Design, Shopping Center World, Specified Lighting Design and Architectural Record.

6:30pm – Cocktails
7:00pm – Dinner and Presentation

Proud Bird
11022 Aviation Blvd. (at 111th Street near LAX)
Los Angeles, CA 90045

Paypal Prepaid
$25 members / $30 non-members / $5 students with ID
*Note: Pre-payment is non-refundable

Cash/Check at the Door
$30 members / $35 non-members / $10 students with ID

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2013 Lumen West Awards

19th Annual IESLA Golf Classic

October 2, 2015

Please join us for our 19th Annual IESLA Golf Classic on Friday, October 2nd at Rio Hondo Golf Course in Downey. Shotgun Start at 12:15pm. Activities include putting contest, lunch, lots of contest holes, followed by banquet dinner with awards and raffle prizes.

Please contact Michael Shearer by September 23rd to reserve your spot!

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