Terra Square

Lunch and Learn on High Performance Prismatic Daylighting and Locally produced insulating products

Event Date: 
Friday, September 28, 2012 - 11:30am to 1:30pm
Event Type: 
Lunch & Learn
Event Location: 
FSU/GRCC Applied Technology Center, Room 232, 151 Fountain NE, Grand Rapids, MI 49503

At 11:30 a.m., "Sunoptics," represented by West Michigan Lighting, will be presenting on high performance prismatic day lighting.

The following areas for day lighting will be covered:

  • Benefits of Daylight
  • What is Daylight Harvesting?
  • Assessing the Building
  • Calculating Daylight Zones
  • How Photocells Work
  • Types of Photocells
  • Electric Light Reduction Strategies
  • Control Strategies

The 12:30 p.m., session will be presented by Tim Parsell and Heath Walker from Nuwool.  They will be presenting on a range of products offered by the local insulation producer NuWool.  The physical attributes of 3-1/2" cellulose batt insulation will be presented.  Another new product available to insulate basements will also be covered.  Explore how this insulation can be added to a basement and doesn't need to be covered with drywall.  The fire rating and sound deadening attributes will be covered.

Event Sponsor(s): 
West Michigan Lighting