DEVELOPMENT OF STANDARDS CODES AND ORDINANCES (INCLUDES 2005 IECC COMMENT BACKUP)
Benya Lighting has been an independent, fee-based lighting and daylighting consulting firm with a broad national and international practice. Our work has included both residential and commercial lighting design. We observe strict ethical standards and provide our clients with unbiased, professional services. We do not sell or install lighting equipment. We maintain current professional registrations, certifications and insurance.
“A leading advocate of sustainable design” -The Portland Business Journal
Benya Lighting Design James Benya www.benyaburnett.com [email protected] Davis, CA 95616 USA +1 503 519 9631 About James Benya Download James Benya CV
Design Services, Inc. Deborah Burnett www.deborahburnett.com www.benyaburnett.com [email protected] Davis, CA 95616 USA +1 615 351 8337 About Deborah Burnett Learn More about Deborah Burnett
For more information about our wide range of innovative consulting services, visit BenyaBurnett.com.
In May, 2013, Benya Lighting was acquired by Design Services Inc. Design Services conducts business as the Benya Burnett Consultancy (Benya Burnett). Partnering with leading architectural firms, engineering groups and individual professionals worldwide, Benya Burnett is a professional lighting and epigenetic consulting practice founded by James Benya and Deborah Burnett in 2010. Benya Burnett combines Edison award-winning lighting design with internationally-recognized expertise in light, health and epigenetic design.
Winner of the 2008 Edison Award and over 200 national and international lighting design awards 15 completed LEED Platinum projects including three zero net energy buildings Winner of four international environmental design awards Completed over 50 LEED Platinum, Gold and Silver projects Member of the LEED Sustainable Sites Technical Advisory Group (TAG).
James Benya is recognized as one of the world’s top authorities on lighting design and applied illuminating engineering. He is especially known for his work in the field of design with emphasis on daylighting, lighting efficiency and sustainable design.
Winner, 2008 Edison Award and 2008 Edison Award for Environmental Design
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In May, 2013, Benya Lighting was acquired by Design Services Inc., a SAM-approved vendor and woman-owned small business. Conducting business as the Benya Burnett Consultancy, the partnership of Deborah Burnet and James Benya combines Edison award-winning lighting design with internationally-recognized expertise in light, health and epigenetic design. The practice extends worldwide for leading architectural firms, city and municipal governments and other organizations.
Our clients include homeowners, architects, interior designers, contractors and developers. Our extensive experience in electrical engineering and communications systems allows us to help integrate lighting and lighting controls with home theater and automation systems.
Deborah Burnett is a recognized international authority in epigenetic design and circadian correct spaces with an emphasis on passive wellness. Deborah consults and provides peer review specifications for projects with a high expectation for occupant health and well being, including enhanced sleep efficacy and reduced daytime fatigue. Also an award winning interior designer and general contractor, Deborah is especially known for practical, innovative and attractive solutions.
“One of the top lighting designers in the US” -American Express Departures Magazine
Member, International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD)
Founded by Principal James Benya in Marin County, California in 1994, Benya Lighting relocated to metropolitan Portland, Oregon in 1995. Our work included local, regional, national and international commissions. Prior to Benya Lighting Design, James was CEO and Managing Principal of Luminae Souter Lighting Design in San Francisco and Honolulu.
AIA, ASID, IIDA, AND IFMA CERTIFIED PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT CLASSES
Benya Lighting Celebrates 35+ Years of Award-Winning Green & Sustainable Lighting Design >>
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Deborah Burnett works with James Benya in providing comprehensive overall environmental design for optimized human wellness far beyond LEED standards.
Winner, 2003 IALD International Lighting Design Special Citation
“Top 25 Retail Lighting Design Firms”, Display and Design Ideas, 2002
Located in Davis, California, USA, Benya Burnett provides consulting services throughout the world.
Our Partners For major projects, and to provide services in several key markets, Benya Lighting Design has developed special working relationships with lighting design, electrical engineering, and other professional firms.
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Our clients are primarily architects, interior designers, and electrical engineers. We typically work as part of the traditional A/E design team, but we also have extensive experience in design-build and in working for developers and corporations,
Fellow and Sustaining Members, Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IESNA)
Lighting Certified by the National Council on Qualifications for the Lighting Professions (NCQLP)
“At the leading edge of lighting – a daylighting expert” -Metropolis Magazine
In May, 2013, Benya Lighting was acquired by Design Services Inc. Design Services does business as the Benya Burnett Consultancy (Benya Burnett).
“One of the top lighting designers in the US”, Departures by American Express, 1999