Webinar: The WELL Building Standard – A Deep Dive Into Light

The WELL Building Standard - A Deep Dive Into Light
  • February 17, 2021
    11:45 AM - 1:00 PM

Hosted by both IES Edmonton & IES Calgary Sections, this interactive session will review the WELL Building Standard’s Light Concept.

About this Event
The WELL Building Standard – A Deep Dive into Light

The Light Concept in the WELL Building Standard focuses on opportunities to improve occupant experience through natural and electric lighting design and operational strategies. As more projects look to pursue WELL, understanding what is needed to comply with the design-focused strategies is a must for lighting designers, interior designers, architects, and sustainability consultants.

This interactive session will review the Light Concept in detail, including background into the details and reasoning of each Feature.

Who Should Attend?
Engineers and Lighting Designers, Architects and Interior Designers, Health Care and Wellness Providers, Lighting Retrofit Contractors.


  • 11:45am – 12:00pm: Technical Setup & Networking
  • 12:00pm – 1:00pm: Interactive Session

About the speakers:

Tanya Doran (LEED Green Associate, Fitwell Ambassador)
Tanya is a Principal and Senior Sustainability Specialist with Stantec’s buildings group. Tanya brings an incredible passion to her work supporting sustainability, as an advocate for green building certification and resiliency for the built environment in Alberta. With over 30 years’ green experience as a key relationship builder and client-focused problem solver; Tanya has a solid understanding of industry issues with knowledge from diverse perspectives. Tanya’s past experience as the Executive Director for the Alberta Chapter – Canada Green Building Council and as a current member of the Environmental Advisory Committee for the City of St. Albert see her promote green building certifications as a tool for municipal policy direction through leadership, programming, and evidence-based research.

Ben Rajewski, (P.Eng, LC, WELL AP)
Ben is the Team Lead for the Edmonton, Yellowknife, and Whitehorse Electrical Teams at Williams Engineering Canada. Ben is Lighting Certified (LC) from the NCQLP, which is an indicator of his knowledge and expertise in the field of lighting design. He also serves on the Board of Directors for the Illuminating Engineering Society’s (IES) Edmonton Section. With the Section, he has been an instructor for the Fundamentals of Lighting course. He is also a WELL Accredited Professional indicating his human-centric design knowledge. Ben has a wide range of project experience including educational, commercial, light industrial, recreational, and secure government facility projects.

Ryan Benvenuto, (BSc.Eng, LEED GA)
Ryan is an Electrical EIT with Stantec’s Buildings Engineering team in Edmonton, Alberta. During his career, he has worked on a variety of projects ranging from healthcare, education, and commercial office buildings, as well as various renovation projects. At Stantec Ryan is responsible for designing multiple buildings systems including power, low tension, and fire alarm, but he is most passionate about lighting! Ryan currently serves on the IES Edmonton Chapter’s Board of Directors as the Education Chair.

What is the cost of admission?
Admission is by donation only. Attendees can donate an amount of their choice. Proceeds from this presentation will go to the ACEE (Alberta Council for Environmental Education), an organization that promotes and advances environmental education in Alberta wide K-12 schools. (https://www.abcee.org/)