Irish Lighter/Young Lighter competition winners announced


Leon Kavanagh (DIT), James Duff (ARUP), Brendan Keely (SLL), Seán Fox (DIT)

21 October 2013: The winners of the Irish Lighter/Young Lighter competition were announced at an event in DIT Kevin Street on 17 October.

The awards were open to all building services professionals with SLL and ILE members particularly encouraged to participate. The Irish Lighter Award entries were encouraged from experienced lighting designers or engineers who can present a paper about a finished project.

The Irish Young Lighter competition began in 2003 when the first students on the programme in Electrical Services Engineering graduated.


Sean Kavanagh (DIT) presenting his paper at the awards

The winners were:

Irish Lighter 2013: James Duff and Peter Whitty (Arup). Their paper was titled “LEDs are the Panacea – and other fairy tales.”

Young Irish Lighter 2013: Sean Fox (DIT). His paper was titled “Does MRSE Relate to Illumination Adequacy.”

Young Irish Lighter Runner Up 2013: Leon Kavanagh (DIT). His paper was titled “Task Area Illuminance ratios.”

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