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National Council on Qualifications for the Lighting Professions, LC Certified

Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IESNA)

United States Green Building Council

American Council of Engineering Companies


LIGHTING MATTERS® was established in 2003 with a mission to exceed our client’s expectations in design and ensure the products we specify meet current codes and energy use requirements. Our highly qualified staff is committed to being on the leading edge of sustainable and energy efficient lighting system design and technology.

Our Lighting Certified professionals have extensive experience in many commercial lighting design applications including: Artwork, Casinos, Corporate & Office, Convention & Community Centers, Education, Entertainment & Leisure, Government & Public Facilities, Healthcare, Libraries, Museums & Galleries, and Sports Facilities. Click on the Portfolio link above to see examples of our work.

From conceptual design through project completion, LIGHTING MATTERS® is committed to energy efficient lighting design solutions for your interior, exterior and specialty lighting needs. Our client list includes internationally recognized architects, artists and institutions along with prominent local and national public facilities.

Our peers have recognized us with several awards for our contributions to the lighting design industry including the following:

IESNA - Illumination Design Award - Twin Cities
1982 – Newport UMC
1991 – Cafesian’s Carousel
1991 – Target Center Exterior
1991 – Arena Health Club Target Center
1991 – Target Center Public Spaces
2002 – Science Museum of Minnesota
2003 – Mayo Clinic-Gonda Building – Interior Lighting
2003 – Seattle Seahawks Stadium
2003 – Minnesota State Capital Façade Lighting
2007 – Breck School Commons
2007 – Xcel Office Building Lobby
2007 – North Regional Library
2010 – Peace Officer’s Memorial, Thin Blue Line
2010 – Halleland, Lewis, Nilan and Johnson LLC
2010 – University of Minnesota TCF Bank Stadium
2010 – Mayo Meditation Space
2012 – Hennepin Energy Recovery Center
2012 – Maplewood Mall
2014 – Skydancer Casino and Hotel
2015 – Millennium Hotel

IESNA - Illumination Design Award – International
2005 – DeVos Place, Grand Gallery, Grand Rapids, MI

Edwin F. Guth Memorial Award
St. Anthony Park Library



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