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Lighting design strategies can vary widely in terms of cost. Designing a project with an understanding of the lighting budgets can give you an edge when turning your vision into reality. This presentation will help you have a clearer idea of how a typical project budget is shaped, who can help advocate for your choices, and how to make better decisions with lighting budgets in mind. We will discuss where lighting typically fits into a project’s overall budget, strategies for working with different lighting reps, managing the procurement process, and how to best be a part of Value Engineering.
- Understand how the lighting budget is developed and some of the common reasons it can change.
- Know who to turn to and what questions to ask when it comes to cost discussions.
- Use common tactics to successfully work with lighting reps, contractors and other team members.
- Better assist an owner/team through the Value Engineering process.
Addie strives to elevate the human experience with the subtle and transformative power of light. Smith aims to reinforce modern ideals by helping people see what is important in a space. Her work is characterized by a thoughtful and deliberate composition of light seamlessly integrated with the architecture.
Maddy is a creative designer, and brings an artistic eye with her experience as a lighting designer as well as technical expertise having worked behind the scenes in lighting manufacturing. She is all about the process, and doesn't skimp on research, ideation or execution of a design.