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Tel +44 (0)20 3174 0177
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We are passionate about light. For over 20 years XAL has focused on light in all its diversity, on user requirements and on advancing what is technically possible. The essence of this philosophy resides in our aesthetic and functional lighting solutions which can be integrated into indoor and outdoor contexts.

CPD Material (3)

Lighting & Sound Absorbance- Aesthetic Integration
Lighting & Sound Absorbance- Aesthetic Integration
- This seminar is aimed at giving a brief understanding of sound absorbency and lighting within the modern architectural environment
- This will include Reverberation time, decibel scale and the Lombard effect
- Visual illumination- good practice and how this can be combined aesthetically with sound absorbance.
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Seminar
Factory Visit
See the Light: Factory Tour and Project Visit
A two day tour to Vienna and Graz incorporates the following elements: tour introduction and talk on the LED lighting industry, lighting design and LED applications; a visit to projects in Vienna, including the Vienna University Economics and Business Campus designed by Zaha Hadid; X-TEC studio workshop tour showing bespoke and limited edition LED luminaire protoyping and assembly working; a day at the XAL headquarters building with presentations from architects and technical staff and a showroom and factory tour incorporating production hall and laboratory. Attendees will be able to learn about and understand the following topics:
- Understand the LED lighting industry
- Understand the scope of production, prototyping and research and development for luminaire components and products
- Understand assembly processes and the stock inventory logistic management system of a high technology lighting factory
- Understand LED lighting design and applications for LED lighting
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Factory Visit
What are LEDs and How can they Shape Architecture Today?
This seminar aims to help delegates understand:

- what constitutes a good LED
- what can go wrong with LEDs
- how to specify a good LED
- how LEDs can shape architecture
Knowledge level:
General Awareness
Material type: Seminar


XAL Ltd has CPD Materials in the following areas: -

Subject/Product Areas (CI/SfB)
RIBA Core Curriculum areas