Lighting to Support a Healthy Circadian Rhythm
Sarah Turner, Conestoga College/Head Turner Designs
March 16, 2022
3:00PM - 4:00PM EDT
Location: Murray Hill
1 LU | Elective
With the North American population spending more than 90% of time indoors, the exposure to artificial light has significantly increased. This presentation aims to identify various strategies that improve the function and restore the balance of human’s circadian rhythm through LED technology and lighting design techniques that can offset over exposure to blue light sources.
- Successful completion of this course will enable learners to have a basic understanding of the impacts of artificial lighting on human's circadian rhythm.
- Successful completion of this course will enable learners to apply lighting techniques to support the balance of human’s circadian rhythm.
- Successful completion of this course will enable learners to analyze the interior environment’s impact on human health relating to artificial light exposure.
- Successful completion of this course will provide learners with basic knowledge of application techniques of various LED color temperatures to support a healthy circadian rhythm.
Conestoga College/Head Turner Designs
Professor Sarah Turner holds a Master Degree in Interior Design and is a Registered and Educator member of the Association of Registered Interior Designers of Ontario (ARIDO) and Interior Designers of Canada (IDC).
Sarah founded Head Turner Designs in 2008 and has worked on many successful renovation projects in Kitchener, one hour west of Toronto, Ontario. Her firm specializes in custom projects, tailored specifically to client's needs and the enhancement of their well-being in interior environments. She has been invited to speak at the kbcexpo by IDC for her expertise, and is a recipient of the Emerge Italy Award for an original furniture design in Milan, Italy, through the International Interior Design Association (IIDA). She has been teaching in the CIDA accredited, 4-year Bachelor of Interior Design Program at Conestoga College in Cambridge, Ontario since 2014, and in various Programs since 2010.