Our next webinar is lined up. On May 9th we’ll host *Green Is A Number* with Richard Cadena and James Bedell.
– [Register for *Green Is A Number*](https://www2.gotomeeting.com/register/861586914)
##Green Is A Number
May 9, 3pm EST
How do you measure the environmental impact of a light fixture? There are many ways to look at it, starting with the light output compared to the energy input. But that’s just the beginning. Take a quick trip through the green valley of sustainable lighting including best practices for lessening the environmental impact of your lighting designs.
Points to be discussed include:
- Memory consoles changed the way shows were cued and lit.
- Automated lighting changed the way shows look.
- DMX512 changed the way consoles are run.
- LEDs changed the way shows are colored.
- Media servers changed the way video is controlled.
- Networking is changing the way shows are built.
- RDM will change the way shows are tech’d.
- Technology is changing everything in the live event production industry.
What’s coming in the future? New technology. Hang on for the ride of your light.
Please join us for this discussion and more, May 9, 3pm EST.
### About The Presenters
#### Richard Cadena
Richard Cadena is the author of several books for the production professional, including Electricity for the Entertainment Electrician & Technician, Automated Lighting: The Art and Science of Moving Light, Lighting Design for Modern Houses of Worship, Focus on Lighting Technology. He is a 24 year veteran of the entertainment lighting industry and he has a background in electronics and electrical engineering.
His work experience includes stints with two of the world’s largest automated lighting manufacturers and he has designed lighting systems for tours, theatre, and permanent installations. He is also the technical editor for PLASA Media, an Authorized WYSIWYG Trainer, and freelance lighting designer. He is proficient in WYSIWYG, LD Assistant, and Vectorworks and he teaches classes in lighting, electricity, and control systems. His training seminars and webinars are renowned for their humor and creativity and are among the most popular in the industry.
James Bedell is a lighting designer based in New York City. Bedell has lit productions for Pace University, Off and Off-Off Broadway theater and dance companies, and has earned a SpotlightOn award for best lighting design.
Today Bedell is focused on lighting architectural spaces including corporate headquarters, restaurants and retail locations. He is the founder of Build2Sustain, a consultancy dedicated to making the business case for sustainable design in commercial spaces.
Bedell is the owner and principal designer of JPB Lighting.