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Cooper Lighting is offering “Lighting Fundamentals for Distributors and Contractors.” (See August 20-22.)
The LRC is holding an “Outdoor Lighting Institute” for lighting designers, engineers, utility personnel and municipal officials at the LRC in Troy, New York. The seminar will teach the skills necessary for designing, specifying and commissioning outdoor lighting installations. Participants will learn how to apply this knowledge to a variety of sites and locations, with the objective of reducing light pollution and energy use, and improving safety. Cost: $1,050. Cost for many New York state residents: $315. E-mail email@example.com or go to www.lrc.rpi.edu
Please join us at the 2014 IES Annual Conference; “A Confluence of Art and Science.” Held at the Wyndham Grand Hotel in Pittsburgh, the IES will use the context and inspiration of the “City of Bridges” and its confluence of rivers to epitomize how excitement, energy and change happen at the convergence of art and technology. Here, professionals from diverse disciplines come together to explore, present, discuss, debate and exchange best practices in the art and science of lighting. A great lineup of keynote speakers and topical lighting issues are planned. Contact: Valerie Landers 212-248-5000 ext. 117, E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org or www.ies.org/ac
The LRC is holding their “Light and Health Institute” at the LRC in Troy, New York. Designed for lighting and healthcare professionals, the seminar will explore how light can help various health conditions and affect sleep, alertness and performance. Prior to the seminar, participants will receive a personal light measurement device to wear for two weeks. LRC researchers will analyze the results during the Institute. Cost: $1,200 if registered by October 15. $1,400 if registered after October 15. Cost for many New York state residents: $360 if registered by October 15. $420 if registered after October 15. E-mail email@example.com or go to www.lrc.rpi.edu
Cooper Lighting is offering “Eaton’s Cooper Lighting Agent Update.” See (February 11-13).
November 11: The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy presents a guided bus tour of Detroit-area LED lighting. Participants will have the opportunity to speak with staff at the Chrysler House, a neo-classical high-rise that is home to an LED and energy efficiency experiment. They will also tour the NextEnergy Center, an LED and energy efficiency demonstration site featuring outdoor lighting products, a DC-connected smart home, and a controls demonstration space. Cost: $20. Go to: www.energy.gov/eere/ssl/ssl-market-development-workshop-tour
The LRC is offering their “LED Lighting Institute,” held at the LRC in Troy, New York. This seminar teaches attendees how to incorporate LED and organic light-emitting diode (OLED) technologies into architectural lighting fixture designs. Participants will learn how to compare system components from diverse manufacturers and build lighting systems using the features of solid-state lighting. The program concludes with attendees developing their own lighting fixtures. Cost: $2,600. Cost for many New York state residents: $780. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or go to www.lrc.rpi.edu
The Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy presents their SSL Market Development Workshop, held at the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center. Participants will delve into issues dealing with solid-state lighting and contemporary lighting products, and managing and participating in utility programs. They will also examine the future of solid-state lighting systems and utility-lighting programs, and the impact of smart lighting on energy savings. Cost: $350. Go to: www.energy.gov/eere/ssl/ssl-market-development-workshop
Cooper Lighting is offering “LED Exterior Lighting Solutions.” This course covers LEDs in detail as a source for exterior applications. Geared to specifiers or energy managers. Participants learn the principles of exterior lighting legislation. Focus on the effect of color for nighttime environment and recommended practices for roadway, parking lots and garages, and the criteria for equipment selection. Prerequisites: Lighting Fundamentals or a firm understanding of lighting basics and terminology. Cost: $400. CEUs up to 13 hours available. Contact: TheSource@cooperindustries.com
Cooper Lighting is offering “Lighting Fundamentals/Lighting Basics.” This workshop includes lighting technologies such as LEDs, lamp and ballast systems, lighting terminology, fixture types, cost of light and an introduction to lighting controls. Participants will be able to engage and apply skills learned while interacting with instructors and classmates. Focus is on light, sight and color, LED and traditional light sources, cost of light, lighting terminology, photometry, optical control and luminaires. No prior experience in lighting is required. CEUs up to 20 hours available. Cost: $525. Email: TheSource@cooperindustries.com
Hubbell Lighting is offering “Fundamentals of Lighting,” to be held at their Lighting Solutions Center in Greenville, SC. Geared to new or seasoned professionals in the industry, this workshop focuses on the fundamental principles of lighting and introduces today’s latest advancements in lighting technology. Through hands-on training and real-world applications, we take an interactive approach to educating our participants in general lighting terminology, lamps and ballasts, solid-state lighting technology, light, vision and color, optical control and basic application principles. www.lightingsolutionscenter.com