IES November Meeting -

"How State Construction views Solid State Lighting"

Illuminating Engineering Society (Raleigh Section)

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (EST)

Topic: The Raleigh IES Section proudly presents

“How State Construction views Solid State Lighting"

This presentation will be an overview of the !NEW! North Carolina State Construction Office (NCSCO) solid state lighting guideance document from the source. 


Robert Talley: North Carolina State Construction Office (NCSCO)

Renee Hutcheson, FAIA, LEED AP: The Weidt Group

J. Lynn Davis, PhD Fellow: RTI International

Renee Hutcheson, FAIA, LEED AP joined The Weidt Group in September 2016 after being a member of the Utility Savings Initiative (USI) at North Carolina Department of Environment Quality for seven years.  While in USI, Renee worked to:

  • o   lead a workgroup to develop best practices of using LED lights in State buildings 
  • o   implement the state energy management plan,
  • o   work with DOE on the Better Buildings Challenge,
  • o   oversee performance contracting, and
  • o   lead a taskforce to document energy savings in high performance buildings and develop best practices.

Renee was elevated to a Fellow in the AIA in 2015.  She received the AIA North Carolina 2012 Gail Lindsey Sustainability Award and has served as Chair of the AIA-NC Committee on the Environment and on the Board of Directors of AIA North Carolina. She holds a master’s degree in Architecture from Virginia Tech.


Dr. J. Lynn Davis is an RTI Fellow concentrating on energy efficient lighting technologies and he currently serves as the Principal Investigator (PI) on two projects funded by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE).  One project is developing reliability models and accelerated life test methods for the optical and electrical aspects of Solid-State Lighting (SSL) devices, and the other is developing low-cost high efficiency color tunable light sources for educational markets.  Before joining RTI, Dr. Davis spent 12 years in a variety of technical and managerial roles at Motorola, Inc., including materials engineer supporting radio and cell phone manufacturing lines; technical advisor to Motorola Ventures (investing arm of Motorola); research manager for both energy research and advanced manufacturing technologies; and chairman of the Energy Systems Group Patent Committee. Dr. Davis is the recipient of more than 50 U.S. patents and has published more than 50 peer reviewed articles.



When: November 08, 2016 (Tuesday), 12Noon


PURCHASE REQUIRED: Please be aware that the Glenwood Golden Corral requires a lunch purchase by each attendee in exchange for the section using the room.

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