What is Color Tuning?

Ryan Conover, EDAC, Assoc. IALD, explains the three main approaches to color tuning: warm dimming, tunable white, and full-color tuning. As well as appropriate applications and controls for each. Video filmed and produced by Oak Leaf Media

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TLP Talks Lighting Tech & Trends with AFE

Principal Jered Widmer, IALD, MIES, and Project Manager Lillian Knoerzer, Associate IALD, will virtually present “Technology & Design Trends in Lighting” to The Greater Philadelphia Chapter (6) of the Association for Facilities Engineering (AFE) on Thursday, February 25, 2021. The presentation will highlight emerging lighting technology and trends like Internet of Things (IoT), circadian lighting…

AIA PA Recognizes The Lehigh University Chandler Ullmann Hall Renovation

The Lighting Practice is pleased to announce that the Lehigh University Chandler Ullmann Hall Renovation was recognized by the 2020 AIA Pennsylvania Architectural Excellence Design Awards and received a Merit Award in the Preservation Architecture category. Chandler Ullmann Hall, A Catalyst for Renewal, is a memorable historic masonry building at the center of Lehigh University’s…

ICSC Global Awards Recognizes Three TLP Retail Projects

The International Council of Shopping Centers (ICSC), recently celebrated three TLP projects at the 2020 ICSC Global Awards—North America. The ICSC Global Awards recognizes the premier trends of retail projects, developments, renovations, expansions, and store design. Mellody Farm, Vernon Hills, IL awarded Silver in the New Developments Category. Development: Regency Centers Design Architect: Torti Gallas…

Helen Diemer Explores The Future Of Workspace Lighting

The Lighting Practice’s Helen Diemer discusses the future of workplace lighting with fellow industry leaders. Four lighting industry leaders from across the globe were asked to discuss their predictions on how the transition to working from home will influence employer and employee expectations, internal communication and project collaboration, firm culture, office design, and of course…

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The Lighting Practice Illuminates Schuylkill Yards Life Sciences Complex

The City of Philadelphia, known as an East Coast hub for “eds and meds”, continues to grow and attract innovative life sciences companies. As a result, buildings that support research and development have become a necessity in the City. The Lighting Practice is working closely with multiple architects designing life sciences facilities at West Philadelphia’s…

Michael Barber and Thomas Bergeron Presenting at AIA Philadelphia’s Procrastinator’s Pro Con

Principal Michael Barber, Associate IALD, LEED AP BD+C, and Director Thomas Bergeron, MIES, USITT, will be presenting at this year’s AIA Philadelphia Procrastinator’s Pro Con on December 10th. The presentation, Lighting Technology to Reduce the Spread of Infectious Disease, discusses lighting technology that addresses the new health and safety concerns regarding the spread of infectious…

Michael Barber and Thomas Bergeron Presenting at AIA New York Procrastinators’ Days

Principal Michael Barber, Associate IALD, LEED AP BD+C, and Director Thomas Bergeron, MIES, USITT, will be presenting at this year’s AIA New York Procrastinators’ Days on December 3rd. The presentation, Lighting Technology to Reduce the Spread of Infectious Disease, discusses lighting technology that addresses the new health and safety concerns regarding the spread of infectious…

The Philadelphia Inquirer Highlights uCity’s Growing Life Sciences Community

The Lighting Practice is thrilled to see the continued growth of Philadelphia’s life sciences community in University City.  Earlier this month, The Philadelphia Inquirer announced real estate partners Ventas Inc. and Wexford Science + Technology formed a joint venture with Singapore’s GIC Pte. Ltd. to continue the development of West Philadelphia life sciences projects. The…

Alfred Borden Exits Stage Left After A Career Full Of Glowing Reviews

To my Partners, Colleagues, Clients, Peers, and Family: Thank you for your friendship, your guidance, and for challenging me.  You have made me a better designer and businessman.  While the decision to leave The Lighting Practice and retire from lighting design was not easy, it was made easier by my confidence in my partners and…