2014 IES Street and Area Lighting Conference
September 14-17, 2014 | Nashville, TN
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Cooper Lighting is offering “Lighting Fundamentals for Distributors and Contractors.” Focus is on Eaton’s Cooper Lighting specific brand with an overview on light, sight and color, lamps and ballasts, 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. Contact: TheSource@cooperindustries.com
Hubbell Lighting Is Offering “Product Solutions Workshop,” to be held at their Lighting Solutions Center, Greenville, SC. During this hands-on and application-based workshop, participants will gain insight into Hubbell’s comprehensive portfolio of commercial and industrial product solutions for interior and exterior applications. Suitable for all levels. Cost: $350. Contact: www.lightingsolutionscenter.com
Hubbell Lighting Is Offering “Fundamentals of Lighting, to be held at the Lighting Solutions Center, Greenville, SC. This workshop focuses on the fundamental principles of lighting and introduces today’s latest advancements in lighting technology. This hands-on training and real-world application takes an interactive approach to educating participants in general lighting terminology, lamps and ballasts, solid-state lighting technology, light, vision, and color, optical control, and basic application principles. Geared to new or seasoned professionals in the industry Contact: www.lightingsolutionscenter.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. Prerequisites: No prior experience in lighting is required. CEUs up to 20 hours available. Cost: $525. Contact: TheSource@cooperindustries.com
The IES Roadway Lighting Committee (RLC) will hold its Fall meeting at The Inn at Opryland, Nashville, TN, prior to the Street & Area Lighting Conference (SALC). The RLC is responsible for developing and writing technical documents related to lighting of all types of public roads, including tunnels and underpasses, parking lots and toll plazas to name a few. For more information Contact: Andrew Bloomfield; 905-283-4058,Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cooper Lighting is offering “LEDs, Controls, New Technologies and Retrofits for Energy-Efficient Solutions.” This class will focus on the latest energy-saving strategies through lighting and control strategies for industrial, commercial, warehousing and exterior environments. Participants will gain an understanding of the advantages of the latest in lighting and control technologies including multiple benefits that LED technology offers.multiple applications will be discussed by allowing the participant to gain knowledge on how to identify and recommend energy-saving lighting systems. Both new installations and retrofits will be discussed based on budget, energy consumption and installed costs. Lighting legislation, including EPACT, LEED, ASHRAE 90.1 and IECC will be discussed as well as how to identify and utilize rebate programs that help to speed adoption of these products into the different spaces where energy-savings are needed and required. Focus is on energy legislation and EPACT, advancement of energy- saving lamp/ballast systems and LEDs, energy management through controls, proper criteria to select the appropriate lighting products to increase energy savings and case study project for the class. Prerequisites: Completion of Lighting Fundamentals class or a firm understanding of lighting basics. CEUs: up to 12 hours available. TheSource@cooperindustries.com
The Lighting Research Center, LRC is offering “Residential Lighting Technologies and Techniques,” to be held in New York City. This course is funded by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), to assist contractors, homebuilders, and professionals throughout the State to utilize new lighting technologies. Participants learn how products operate, interconnect, and are installed, they will redesign existing lighting plans to make them more efficient for occupants and estimate energy savings. Cost: $40. 6 AIA available. Contact: Dan Frering 518-687-7100, E-mail: email@example.com
Nittany Lights, an exterior lighting workshop, will be held at Penn State University on October 3rd-5th 2014. The event is a chance for students and professionals to interact in a fun yet educational manner. The workshop includes a lecture and campus lighting tour on Friday evening. On Saturday, teams are assigned sections of campus and supplied with hundreds of donated lights and other equipment to create full scale mock-ups. All meals are provided during the event Saturday, including a very nice dinner with product displays by various sponsors. For more information or to inquire about attending the workshop please visit www.nittanylights.com
The IES Philadelphia Section is offering “Illuminate Philadelphia’s” Lighting Education Conference and Exhibit,” to be held at the Hub Cira Center. This one-day conference will feature accredited seminars given by top lighting experts. Participants will learn about the latest lighting research and trends, energy code updates, lighting case studies and more. Contact: www.illuminatephiladelphia.org
The IES Aviation Lighting Committee announces the “85th Annual Aviation Lighting Conference” to be held at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort, Orlando, FL. This conference includes four full days of technical papers, interactive educational seminars and banquet dinner. Contact: Frank Barzak, Fbarczak@Goaa.Org
Cooper Lighting is offering “Lighting Fundamentals for Distributors and Contractors.” (See August 20-22.)
Cooper Lighting is offering “Eaton’s Cooper Lighting Agent Update.” See (February 11-13).
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.” (See May 14-16.)