Partner in Design – Sterling
Connecticut Lighting Centers, Hartford
Carla Beard is a Certified Lighting Consultant with over 25 years of lighting experience. Carla has been involved in lighting projects that stem from residential to commercial. Much of her work has been in new construction and renovations of homes and businesses. Carla has utilized her skills to illuminate restaurants, spa’s, retail businesses, high end residential homes, exterior landscapes, conversion of mill buildings to upgrade codes and helped evolve many spaces to energy efficient lighting.
Among Carla’s professional accomplishments in the lighting industry, she was also a proprietor of a large lighting showroom in Southern NH. Carla has a degree in Business Management and displays strong managerial skills allowing her the confidence level to strategize and accomplish projects of any scope. It was within the state of NH she built relationships with Interior Designers, Builders, Architects, Electricians and Kitchen and Bath Designers. She is now here in CT building the same relationships and gaining repor with Connecticut’s finest.
As a Certified Lighting Consultant Carla is able to provide specification to code and meet the standards of the American Lighting Association and can provide ceiling reflectance and switching plans. She is able to assist with projects that require blue print reading and has the ability to take any project from conception to perception and create a lighting plan that not only impresses but is practical. She is able to specify product that is appropriate for any space and takes pride in the process and accountability to assure the lighting design meets the needs of each consumer. Carla recognizes budget conscience projects and knows how to be conservative but makes sure the end user is satisfied with the quality of product specification. Carla possesses an in depth lighting background of knowledge stemming from her versatile use of vendors products. She has trained directly with many of the manufacturers factories across the US. She is a solution finder in the most complicated of projects.
As one of Connecticut Lighting Centers newest members, her role as the Director of Business Development will focus on creating a new level of business in many untapped market places. Carla will care for existing accounts as well as create new relations with not only builders, architects, designers, etc. but will also indulge into corporations that have a need to restore existing lighting or engineer a new energy efficient lighting plan for some of Connecticut’s major well known companies. She will also be the connection resource for our internal showroom lighting consultants to that of new construction and remodel projects and will oversee that satisfaction is being met with every client and consumer that Connecticut Lighting Centers do business with. Carla is guarantying smooth transactions for any lighting need with her continuous effort to assure that Connecticut Lighting Centers maintain a flawless image.
It is our hope that you, like us here at Connecticut Lighting Centers finds Carla Beard to be very professional, knowledgeable, friendly and able to cater to your company or individual lighting need. Please do not hesitate to contact Carla and see what she can do for you.