G2LD / IES Houston
Houston, TX 77009
G2LD: the company has been serving the design community for 11 years now and is based in Houston. The firm has 6 designers with degrees and backgrounds in architecture, but have all made the switch to the light side. The company was founded and ran by partners Sarah and Lance Gandy. G2LD has been certified as a Woman-Owned Business Enterprise by the City of Houston as well as a recognized by the State of Texas as a HUB (Historically Underutilized Business).
Jared Gunlock, Assoc. IALD, IES earned a double Bachelor in Architecture and History from the University of Houston. Even before graduating, however, fell in love with lighting design and quickly moved into a design and project management role. His experience ranges from residential to community parks to commercial high rises and theatrical lighting. He's currently the President of the Houston Chapter of the Illuminating Engineering Society and an associate member of the International Association of Lighting Designers.
IES: The Illuminating Engineering Society are lighting professionals and advocate for better quality of lighting in the built environment. At the society level, the IES has dedicated committees to review, write and advise industry standards and codes for lighting and controls in all design applications. At the section level, Jared is in charge of providing lighting education to the Houston design community and advancing the awareness of and quality of lighting and controls being designed and specified in the Houston market.
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