The webinar *Green Is A Number* is now on Youtube. Audio is also on our podcast feed.
Thanks to Richard Cadena and James Bedell for taking the time to talk with us.
– [Green Is A Number on Youtube](http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-NTF9G_1evc)
– [Green Is A Number Audio](http://podcast.creativestagelighting.com/may2012/CSLwebinar-greenisanumber_audio.mp3)
– [CSL Podcast on iTunes](http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/creative-stage-lighting-podcast/id292527085)
– [Subscribe to the CSL Podcast](pcast://feeds.feedburner.com/CSLpodcast)
## Show Notes
*Originally broadcast May 9, 2012*
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.
### 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, and 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
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.
– [Academy of Production Technology](http://www.aptxl.com)