Perfecting Light for Improved Wellbeing

A Quest to Minimize Glare

Henri Uutela, Ledil


March 15, 2024
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm EST

Credits 1 LU | Elective


There is no such thing as one-size-fits-all in workplace lighting, it is a balancing act of different factors and requirements. As many embark on the quest to minimize glare, it is important to understand the underlying theory and standards and come to understand what UGR means, how it works, and how it can be effectively reduced. Join us in exploring how quality optics and different lighting concepts help you to avoid glare. Get these right and experience a world where functionality, visual comfort, well-being, and productivity unite seamlessly for perfect workplace lighting that goes beyond the ordinary.

Learning Objectives

  • Explore the underlying theory, understand what UGR means and how it works.
  • Learn practical tips and tricks to effectively reduce glare.
  • Learn how lighting affects functionality, visual comfort, well-being, and productivity in a workplace environment.
  • Discover the power of optics. Explore how quality optics and an optimal lighting concept help you to avoid glare.


Henri Uutela
Henri Uutela
Business Development Manager

With an extensive 14 years' experience in the LED optics market, I have had the chance to become a true expert in optics at LEDiL and a dedicated advocate for good lighting. As Business Development Manager I cooperate closely with customers and partners in the shared ecosystem of light. I have a background in electronics engineering, and a keen interest in advancing innovative lighting concepts for the global lighting community. With a strong focus on emerging concepts and trends, I am passionate about discussing how to perfect lighting in different applications. In the last couple of years, I have been actively involved in dialogue with both lighting designers and luminaire manufacturers around the world, discussing good lighting practices and how to harness the full potential that quality optics bring to indoor lighting applications.

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