Tunable White Controls

January 16, 2019 @ 11:30 am – 1:00 pm
International Plaza
2 International Plaza Nashville
TN 37217

This video presentation takes participants through the different types of light spectrum control, discusses the color tuning abilities of tunable white fixtures and their design challenges and concludes with how you can reduce risk and meet your client’s sequence of operations requirements on color tuning projects.

At the end of this course, participants will be able to:

    1. Describe the fundamental categories of spectrum control with LEDs.
    2. Analyze the color tuning features of tunable white fixtures.
    3. Identify challenges with tunable white.
    4. Evaluate the feasibility of meeting a sequence of operations with various fixture types.

Presented by Brent Protzman:

Brent has a Ph.D in Architectural Engineering from the University of Nebraska and is the author of numerous published articles on building science. Brent is a former professor and researcher in the Building Systems Program at the University of Colorado where he focused on human factors in lighting, daylighting performance, and energy audits and simulations. With this expertise, he has unique understanding of the interactions between human-centric design, operational efficiency, and sustainability. Brent serves on the IES Daylighting and Papers Committees, on the Board of Directors for the AERC (Attachment Energy Ratings Council), and is often a peer reviewer for journals and grant reviews. At Lutron, Brent is the director of Building Science and Standards Development. This team’s research and collaborations are often at the forefront of engineering, design innovation, and market growth.