Nord Family Greenway, Case Western reserve University

Nord Family Greenway, Case Western reserve University

Professional Architectural Lighting Design

Tec Inc. provides interior and exterior lighting design that focuses on energy efficiency, practicality, and next generation technology. Our designs combine compliance with space requirements and overall placemaking goals.

Tec Inc. has been a leader in lighting design for decades. Terry Kilbourne, President and Co-founder, is a leading authority on indirect illumination, developing designs that maintain the visual interest within a space, as well as compatibility with the architectural design. He was the Chairman of the IES Library Lighting Design and Application Committee responsible for developing the Illuminating Engineering Society Recommended Practice for Library Lighting (RP-4).

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Recognizing the need to expand the delivery of our specialty services, Tec Inc. Engineering & Design launched a separate firm, Tec Studio Inc. headed by  award-winning lighting designer Ardra Zinkon, CLD, IALD. Tec studio collaborates with engineers, architects and owners to transform indoor and outdoor spaces with light and technology. They are dedicated to staff development through resources and education that will provide corporate leadership, produce community involvement and enhance industry standards.

Tec Studio is a nationally certified Women's Business Enterprise (WBE) and State of Ohio EDGE certified firm. 

Professional Architectural Lighting designers are a tremendous resource for innovative, practical, and economically viable lighting solutions. They understand the role of lighting in architecture and interior design, relying on their extensive experience and knowledge of lighting equipment and systems to transform spaces, evoke moods, create drama, promote productivity, and improve health.

Services include:

  • lighting design and application

  • lighting control system design

  • computer based lighting calculations

  • full scale mock-ups

  • final luminaire aiming and scene setting

  • custom luminaire design

  • coordination of emergency lighting systems

  • energy code compliance

  • energy studies

  • design and consultation on LEED projects