Expert Witness Testimony James Benya possesses one of the most robust expert ratings of any lighting expert in North America. He has served in over 100 cases since 1980 including trip and fall, assault, product liability, professional liability, wrongful death, and libel. Most recently, James has appeared on behalf of neighborhood groups to help prevent light pollution.
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Daylighting Design Services
We work with architects to study, design and analyze daylighting concepts and systems. We employ Lumen Designer, Lumen Micro, Optic 5.0,
SkyCalc and other advanced methods to assess the performance of daylighting
concepts and to integrate electric lighting systems to minimize energy use and
maximize overall building performance.
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Architectural Lighting Design
ServicesLighting, dimming and switching for commercial, institutional, retail and educational buildings. Award winning work in sustainable and LEED-rated projects. Includes complete plans and specifications with energy code calculations. California PE stamp available for code forms and smaller
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Residential Lighting and Systems Design
Lighting and controls design and systems
integration for homes of all sizes, from Habitat for Humanity to 50,000 square
foot manors. Includes complete lighting and electrical plans (with PE
stamp and seal in California). Field services include construction
administration, dimming system programming, and lamping and focusing including
the lighting of fine art collections. Excellent references available.
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Product Development, Research, and Due DiligenceJames Benya is one of the premier lighting experts in North America. Few practitioners match his unique combination of professional practice and experience, applied research, technical writing, teaching and expert testimony. James has also helped over a dozen lighting product manufacturers conceive, develop and refine product offerings.
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Sales Force Education and CEU DevelopmentJames Benya presents classes certified through professional and trade organizations for professional development credit. Classes have been given at conventions, local and national meetings and as professional development programs in 47 U.S. states, four Canadian provinces and in Puerto Rico.