Auerbach Glasow provides expertise in all aspects of lighting design. We employ advanced solutions that translate architectural intent into beautiful, functional and easily maintained lighting installations. Sustainability and energy efficiency are fundamental to our design work. Every project is led by one of our expert principals supported by a staff of experienced designers and managers. Our projects have included exhibits, museums, attractions, public spaces, theatres, corporate offices, municipal and commercial exteriors, educational facilities, institutional projects, historic buildings, retail stores, residential and hospitality venues; new construction, refurbishments, renovation and tenant improvement.

We use light to define space and to enhance the viewer’s sense of environmental integrity, blending lighting design and daylighting with the mechanics of light source location, fixture distribution, intensity, control, maintenance and energy consumption. Our team’s designs emphasize aesthetic considerations of perceived brightness, color, comfort and glare, focus and direction, assimilation of natural light and the day/night transition of the environment.

Our team’s broad range of skills, expertise and talent support a wide variety of services in all phases of design from master planning and conceptual design through construction and post occupancy. We are well-versed in project delivery methods including traditional design/bid/build with and without construction management, design/build and integrated project delivery. We can tailor our services to meet project needs and budget so every project can benefit from our lighting expertise.

Our lighting project deliverables include:

  • Lighting layouts
  • Light fixture schedules
  • Light fixture zoning
  • Control schedules and riser diagrams
  • Specifications
  • Detailing
  • Mock-ups
  • Assessment of probable costs
  • Energy code compliance
  • LEED support
  • Design briefs
  • Sequence of operation
  • Design of luminaires, optics, control systems
  • Historic light fixture restoration
  • Custom light fixture design
  • Shading or glazing information
  • Sun angle/shadow studies
  • Support in development of daylighting strategy
  • Addenda
  • Bid review
  • Bulletins, change orders, RFIs
  • Submittal and shop drawing review
  • Site observation
  • Punch list
  • Final adjustments and programming
  • Maintenance and operational instruction
  • Post occupancy reports
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