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it does Lighting Ltd– the lighting design company who are thought leaders in their field

As a multi-discipline design consultancy, Secured by Design member company it does Lighting provide lighting services for a diverse customer base – however, there’s far more to the company than meets the eye.

Being the only UK accredited and approved designers for Secured by Design (SBD), and having contributed to the SBD Design Guides, the company is in a unique position when it comes to ensuring SBD compliance on projects.

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Experienced, detail orientated and highly competent, the team at it does Lighting Ltd produce quality lighting design for all development requirements, working to design schemes which don’t just meet Local Authority adoptable specifications but also enhance a developments appearance.

Each site has its own requirements and it does Lighting is qualified to creatively produce all types of lighting design that may be necessary for a site. This includes when ecology mitigation occurs, and the company has a 100% success rate in gaining lighting approval for Sites of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI’s), Sites of Scientific Cultural National Importance (SCNI’s) and Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (ANOB’s).

Working closely with planners, ecologists and Natural England to ensure lighting designs have minimum impact on any sites with endangered species or environmental challenges, it does Lighting are currently working with leading ecology companies to ensure everyone’s needs are met.

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it does Lighting have over 25 years’ experience, innovate at the cutting edge of their field and are considered thought leaders in design for health, well-being and SMART technology. Their credibility has been built upon by constantly learning and pursuing knowledge, completing over 80 hours of CPD each year and undertaking research for the industry in many fields – including developing PhD level research into sleep and how light can benefit the ever changing needs of our bodies.

Director & Principal Designer of it does Lighting Lorraine Calcott said: “Working with SBD has allowed us to assist dedicated and knowledgeable officers with an area of their work that is constantly increasing in technicality. Giving them support and ensuring they know what best practice looks like means we strengthen the role of qualified lighting designers within planning applications and make sure those using the space’s they design are safe.

“SBD is a wonderful organisation and we are privileged to work with people who care so much about the community and its safety”

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