RP-29, Lighting for Hospitals and Healthcare Facilities (No CEU)
About this Course
The IES offers a series of webinars that provide supplemental education to coincide with a recently revised or new IES Standard (Recommended Practice - RP, Technical Memorandum - TM, etc.). RP-29, Lighting for Hospitals and Healthcare Facilities is part of the IES Standards Webinars.
Description: The RP-29 document will be reviewed, describing the content organization and key factors that are critical concerns for all healthcare facilities. Emphasis will be given to changes that have occurred since the last publication 10 years ago, presenting the reasons for those changes.
By the end of this course learners will be able to...
1. Describe correlations between IES RP-29 and Facility Guidelines Institute (FGI) documents.
2. Explore the relationship between light and health.
3. Identify lighting specification needs to support safety, comfort, wellness, as well as other design and operational goals.
4. Understand emerging research and evidence-based research related to the impact of light on health and recovery rate.