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THURSDAY, October 17, 2019 


"Rewriting the Rules of Kitchen Lighting" Presented by Doug Walter, AKBD, AIA


LOCATION: Ignite Sign Art Museum

                 331 South Olsen Avenue

                  Tucson, AZ  85719


Join us for an evening of AMAZING food, Networking, and this exciting 0.1 CEU 


  • 5:15 - 5:45 pm Check-in
  • 5:45 - 6:30 pm Networking
  • 6:30 - 7:30 pm Presentation


  • 7:30 - 8:00 pm Wrap up



Come join the NKBA Arizona South Chapter on Thursday, October 18, at Ignite Sign Art Museum, starting with a light dinner at 5:15 pm, followed by an entertaining and informative talk “REWRITING THE RULES ON KITCHEN LIGHTING” by Doug Walter, AKBD, one of KBDN magazines “Top 50 Influencers” for 2018 and author of a dozen recent articles on lighting.


Forget what you think you know, and bring an open mind to see what real-world testing can tell you about the efficiency of various types of fixtures, lamps, and placements. Did you know that one type of bulb can put out up to 20 times the delivered foot candles of another equal lumen output? If you think that is a dramatic difference, consider this: placing the cans in one spot can deliver 100x the amount of light as with another more popular placement. 


Sponsored by Ferguson and Kichler Lighting







Earlybird Discount: Register by October 13 to save $ 


About the Speaker:


Doug Walter, is an architect and NKBA member in Denver, who has specialized in residential remodeling for the past 40 years. He has special expertise in lighting, accessibility, historic preservation, and kitchens & baths.


Since 2015, Doug has been a Contributing Editor for Pro Remodeler magazine, where he has penned about 10 articles on lighting. Doug was one of the most popular presenters at KBIS 2019 and will be doing a two hour lighting workshop at KBIS 2020.


Winner of over 150 local and national design awards, he was  recognized as one of the “2018 Top 50  Innovators” by Kitchen & Bath Design News (K&BDN) magazine, and is an active member of NKBA, IES, AIA, AIBD, ICC, and NAHB. 


Doug is currently serving on one national working group for NKBA, charged with rewriting the Kitchen & Bath Design Guidelines, and another, creating the Lighting Badge. 



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10/17/2019 - "Rewriting the Rules of Kitchen Lighting" by Doug Walter



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