Fundamentals of Lighting

Through lectures, full-scale lighting demonstrations and workshops, participants are taught basic lighting concepts and definitions; they learn to identify major light source families and understand where they can be used in a variety of applications; they will design basic lighting layouts, and learn how to calculate and present economic and environmental benefits of lighting upgrades.

Dates Offered: Feb 03-05, 2015 | Apr 28-30, 2015 | Jul 28-29, 2015 | Dec 08-10, 2015

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Lighting Retrofits — *Enhanced 2½ Day Course

Participants will learn how to use basic lighting layout and economic calculation tools for estimating light levels and analyzing and cost-justifying lighting retrofit projects. Hands-on demonstrations for the installation of retrofits in applications including downlights and troffers will enhance the learning experience.

Dates Offered: Feb 17-19, 2015 | May 12-14, 2015 | Jul 21-23, 2015 | Sep 29-Oct 01, 2015

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Lighting Essentials for Distributors – New!

This new course is designed for new GE Lighting distributors. Through lectures, full-scale lighting demonstrations and workshops, participants are taught basic lighting concepts and definitions; they learn to identify major light source families and understand where they can be used in a variety of applications; they will design basic lighting layouts, and learn how to calculate and present economic and environmental benefits of lighting upgrades.

Dates Offered: Mar 10-12, 2015 | Sep 15-17, 2015

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Lighting for Commercial Properties

Based on the latest IES (Illuminating Engineering Society) guidelines, this course will evaluate general, perimeter, task and accent lighting solutions for private offices, open offices, corridors and transition spaces, and conferencing and collaboration areas. Lighting to enhance the safety and security of parking lots and garages will also be addressed.

Dates Offered: Mar 17-18, 2015

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Advanced Selling Tools for LED Solutions

In this course we will take a deep dive into other economic models and explore how to carry out and present attractive economic analyses - for both new installations and retrofits - involving life cycle costing and long term cash flow analysis. Using sample customer scenarios, participants will receive hands-on experience and training with calculation tools and learn how to create and present customized analyses based on the needs of the client.

Dates Offered: Mar 25-27, 2015 | Jun 02-04, 2015 | Aug 25-27, 2015 | Nov 17-19, 2015

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LED Outdoor Lighting

This course evaluates some of the latest LED outdoor lighting solutions for area lighting, parking garages, walkways, roadways and building facades for commercial, municipal and institutional properties.

Dates Offered: Apr 07-08, 2015 | Oct 27-28, 2015

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Intermediate Lighting – New Course!

This course will advance people along to the path to becoming “lighting experts” with particular emphasis on knowledge required to excel in this new world of LEDs. Advanced topics in color metrics particularly relevant to LEDs will be discussed including an examination of the insufficiency of CRI and attempts to fill the gap with measures like R9, Gamut Area and CQS (Color Quality Scale).

Dates Offered: May 27-28, 2015 | Oct 14-15, 2015

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Lighting for Colleges and Universities

This course will address lighting solutions, based on the latest IES (Illuminating Engineering Society) recommendations, for classrooms, laboratories, corridors and lobbies, gymnasiums, dormitories, and back-of-house facilities, and outdoor lighting for safety and security. Comparisons of LED systems vs. non-LED systems will be discussed.

Dates Offered: Jun 16-17, 2015

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Lighting for Healthcare Facilities

Lighting for healthcare facilities encompasses a broad range of applications that must meet the needs of professional caregivers, patients, visitors, and support staff. Based on the latest IES (Illuminating Engineering Society) guidelines, lighting design strategies for areas that are unique to healthcare will be featured, including patient rooms, nurses' stations, operating rooms, medical diagnostic areas, and corridors in patient areas.

Dates Offered: Jun 25-26, 2015

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Retail Lighting Forum

Based on the IES (Illuminating Engineering Society) guidelines, this course will examine recommended illuminance levels for various applications in retail spaces, both interior and exterior.

Dates Offered: Jul 14-15, 2015

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Hospitality Lighting

Based on the latest IES (Illuminating Engineering Society) guidelines, this course will evaluate general, perimeter, task and accent lighting solutions for lobbies and public spaces, guest rooms, corridors and transition spaces, dining areas and conferencing and meeting rooms. Lighting to enhance the safety and security of pedestrian walkways, parking lots and garages will also be addressed.

Dates Offered: Aug 11-12, 2015

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Lighting for Manufacturing Facilities

This course will educate decision makers on how to evaluate today's LED systems vs. non-LED systems based on lighting quality, economics and other performance metrics. Hands-on workshops will familiarize participants with design features and benefits based on lighting layouts and cost of light/environmental benefit calculations. Guidelines for light levels and lighting quality for various types of manufacturing facilities, based upon the recommendations of the IES (Illuminating Engineering Society), will be reviewed.

Dates Offered: Aug 18-19, 2015

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LC Exam Prep Course

This comprehensive course is designed to provide participants with an in-depth and intense final review, prior to taking the Lighting Certified (LC) exam administered by the National Council on the Qualifications for the Lighting Professions (NCQLP).

Dates Offered: Sep 22-24, 2015

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Industrial Solutions 101

This is an intermediate-level course for inside and outside C&I sales personnel who already sell component products (GE & distributors). The course covers circuit breakers, controls, dry-type transformers, modular metering, capacitors, and panelboards. *2015 Dates TBD*

Dates Offered: Oct 07-09, 2014

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Industrial Solutions 102

This is an intermediate-level course for inside and outside C&I sales personnel who already quote panelboard jobs using Speedi software (distributors and GE). The course covers switchboards, motor control centers, busway, pad-mounted transformers, and hands-on practice with Speedi software (including MCCs) and real equipment samples. *2015 Dates TBD*

Dates Offered: Oct 21-23, 2014

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Industrial Solutions 103

This is an intermediate-level course for inside and outside C&I sales personnel who have already attended a 2- or 3-day intermediate-level equipment course (distributors and GE). This course features: training on take-off and pricing for more complex switchboards, ATS, and motor control centers; design and build concepts; and control schematic take-offs with emphasis on electrical distribution design and theory. *2015 Dates TBD*

Dates Offered: Nov 04-06, 2014

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