Fundamentals of Lighting

Feb 03-05, 2015
Apr 28-30, 2015
Jul 28-30, 2015
Dec 08-10, 2015
Cost: $550 1.5 CEUs

Course Time Approximately 8am - 5pm Travel, Accommodations, and Meal Details

Level: Basic

Course Description

Our most popular course designed for newcomers to the lighting industry, Fundamentals of Lighting always attracts a diverse group of aspiring lighting professionals. 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. Specific application modules cover retail and hospitality, office and healthcare, industrial and warehouse, and outdoor area lighting. (Note: Lighting Essentials for Distributors is a similar course that includes more in-depth training on GE product lines – for GE distributors only.)

Learning Objectives

  • Understand basic lighting terms and definitions including lumens, footcandles, candelas, correlated color temperature (CCT) and Color Rendering Index (CRI).
  • Learn about different product lines including LED, incandescent-halogen, fluorescent and high intensity discharge (HID).
  • Review sustainability initiatives and legislation regarding energy codes and energy efficiency, carry out energy savings calculations and environmental benefit estimates.
  • Obtain an overview of the lighting design process and understand specific considerations relevant to segments like retail, industrial, office and hospitality lighting.

Target Audience

  • New lighting specifiers and emerging professionals

Course Starting/Concluding Times

The starting and concluding times for each course may vary, but the usual starting time each day is 8:00 a.m. with the bus departing from the hotel at approximately 7:30 a.m. The daily concluding time is usually 5:00 p.m. except when evening events such as refreshments and dinners are scheduled. The exact times will be listed in your confirmation packet that you will receive three weeks prior to your course. Please verify exact times before making your airline reservations.

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