September 2020: AIA CEU - Bio-adaptive Lighting
This AIA CEU course presents the findings of a study whose goals were to understand the benefits of bio-adaptive lighting. The study was carried out in office environment using a combination of neuroscientific methods. The lighting was designed to support the biorhythm of employees in a typical working environment. Emotional and cognitive responses to a new human-centric lighting system were measured.
Learning Objective 1:
Understand how lighting can influence the attention span and emotional well-being of employees, and how the best combination of natural and artificial light can provide a more pleasant work environment and improve employee performance.
Learning Objective 2:
Explain the importance of planning a lighting system that incorporates the knowledge gained from the experiment, and how specific types of lighting can provide a solution.
Learning Objective 3:
Understand the Limbic® Emotional Assessment tool that combines different methods commonly applied in neuroscience and psychophysiology to measure the bodily processes that accompany emotional responses to a determined stimulus or situation.
Learning Objective 4:
Learn about the experiment Test of Attentional Performance and how the psychometrical tool was used to assess the cognitive performance of employ- ees and how to interpret the findings of the experiment.
When: Tuesday, September 8th, 12pm - 1:00pm CST
Where: GoTo Webinar - confirmation email will provide link
Topic: Bioadaptive Lighting
Speaker: Jessica Brazil
Price: $0 for Members and First-Timers, $5 for Non-Members
Jessica graduated from Minnesota State University with a degree in international business. She also has a masters degree in business from Concordia University in St. Paul Minnesota. Jessica relocated to Texas 7 ½ years ago and has loved the state ever since. Jessica began her career in Lighting as a Regional Sales Manager for Eaton’s Cooper Lighting Division in 2016. She is now the Regional Sales Manager for Zumtobel Lighting Inc based in the Fort Worth Texas area. She covers the south region for Zumtobel Groups product portfolio which also includes acdc exterior lighting products.
IES Houston Annual Memorial Golf Tournament
When: Thursday, April 15th, 2021, 12:30 Warmup, 1:15pm Ready to Go,1:30pm Shotgun Start
Where: Tour 18 Golf Course, 3102 Farm to Market 1960 E, Humble, TX 77338
Registration Deadline: March 31st, 5pm
1st Place - A round of golf for two (each player)
2nd Place - 1 hour at Top Golf (each player)
Closest to Pin - $25 Gift Card
Longest Drive - $25 Gift Card
General admission: $100 per player. $450 for foursome. Includes green fees, cart, range balls, dinner, and (1) Tee Hole Sign.
Diamond Package $2,000 - Includes sponsor name on IES banner, (4) foursome golf registrations, (4) tee box hole signs, (1) Pop-up on course hole, Mulligan 4-Pack, (4) Entry's for the Golf Pro and the Golf Ball AR-15. Also includes green fees, cart, range balls, and dinner.
Platinum $1,200 - Includes sponsor name on IES banner, (2) foursome golf registrations, (2) tee box hole signs, (1) Pop-up on course hole, Mulligan 4-Pack, (4) Entry's for the Golf Pro and the Golf Ball AR-15. Also includes green fees, cart, range balls, and dinner.
Gold $570 - Includes (1) foursome golf registration, Mulligan 4-Pack, and (1) of the following: Sponsor name on the banner, Tee box hole sign, or Pop-up on course hole. Also includes green fees, cart, range balls, and dinner.
For above sponsorships, any additional players or sponsorships need to be handled in a separate transaction. Thanks for understanding.
-Dinner $900 - Includes sponsor name on IES banner in pavilion, (1) foursome golf registration. Also includes green fees, cart, range balls. As needed, sponsorship may be broken up into two sponsors for $250 per sponsor (does not include a foursome).
-Banner $100 - Includes company name on IES banner in pavilion.
-Tee Hole Sign $100 - Includes company name/logo on tee box hole sign.
-Course Pop Up $100 - Pop up tent placed on the course where sponsor may place merchandise, swag, serve food or alcohol*, whatever the sponsor chooses.
* - Pop-ups on Tour18 Property that plan to serve alcohol shall be required to have a liquor license (one person at all times). A liquor license can be obtained on-line from the TABC for $10.00.
Mulligan 4-pack Preorder $20
At the Hole Adder:
Shot with a Golf Pro/Range Pro (chance to win a trip to Pebble Beach) - $20.00
Shot with a Golf Ball AR-15 - $20.00
50/50 - $5.00 per ticket - Cash (have to be in attendance to win)
50/50 - $5.00 per ticket - Prize
For Both - $20.00 for 5 tickets
YOU MUST SELECT ONE FROM EACH DROPDOWN MENU BELOW. IF YOU HAVE CHOSEN AN UPPER LEVEL SPONSOR, ADDITIONAL TEAMS OR ADDERS MUST BE HANDLED IN A SEPARATE TRANSACTION.
October 2020: Energy Code Update
Many of the cities in Texas have adopted the new 2018 International Building Codes, including the 2018 International Energy Conservation Code (IECC). Greg will present the latest changes to the 2018 IECC code and ASHRAE / IES Standard 90.1 – 2016, which impact lighting design decisions in today's new construction and renovation projects.
When: Tuesday, October 13th, 12pm - 1:00pm CST
Where: IES Zoom - confirmation email will provide link
Topic: Energy Code Update
Speaker: Greg Brock
Price: $0 for Members and First-Timers, $5 for Non-Members
Greg is the Director of MEP Services for The Beck Group. Beck is a 108 year old, family owned, design, construction, and technology firm headquartered in Dallas. Greg is an Electrical Engineering graduate of the University of Texas at Austin, a licensed Professional Engineer in the State of Texas, and a LEED Accredited Professional. Greg joined Beck 23 years ago from a DFW based MEP Consulting Firm where he was the Director of Electrical Engineering for the firm. He started his career out of college working in Project Management for major Electrical Subcontracting firms based in Texas. Greg is privileged to lead a team of talented Mechanical and Electrical Engineers, Estimators, Project Managers, and Superintendents at Beck. He spends his time focused on teaching industry related classes, on finding and hiring new MEP personnel, and on developing these persons to be the future leaders at Beck. Greg and his wife, Kathy, live in Dallas, have been married 40 years, are the parents of 2 grown daughters and a son, and the proud grandparents of 4 grandchildren.