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IES Denver Fundamentals of Lighting Courses

12 April 2022 | 5:30 pm MDT

IES Denver Section

About the Course

This ten-module course provides participants with an introduction to the fundamentals of illumination. It gives a comprehensive overview of basic lighting principles, lamp and luminaire types, lighting calculations, and controls, as well as functional and aesthetic applications best practices. This
course is ideal for architects, engineers, designers, contractors, sales reps, customer service reps, manufacturers, distributors, and students. A description of each module is below:

Module 1: History, Definition of Light & Physics, Vision, Color, Light & Health
Module 2: Sources
Module 3: Daylighting
Module 4: Luminaires
Module 5: Controls
Module 6: Photometry & Calculations
Module 7: Codes, Standards & Economics
Module 8: Lighting Design Process, Sustainability, Commissioning
Module 9: Lighting for Interiors
Module 10: Lighting for Exteriors

FOL 2022 will be a hybrid format with both in-person and online sessions. Tuesday and Thursday sessions will be taught virtually and the final Saturday session will be taught in-person for hands-on learning. Attendance with audio and video is required for online sessions. A recurring Zoom link will be sent out to registrants before the first session. The in-person session will be taught in Denver with the final location to be determined.

Pre-registration is required and registration fees must be paid in advance. Your registration fee includes all course materials, which are electronic and will be emailed to you prior to the start of the course.

Note – The IES FUNDAMENTALS OF LIGHTING ED-100 course is pass/fail. Students must attend a minimum of 80% of classes, participate in weekly quizzes and score 70% or better on a 40-question Final Exam.

Dates & Times

FOL 2022 will be held over a period of three weeks on Tuesday and Thursday evenings, ending with a Saturday “sprint” finish on April 30th.

Week 1:
Tuesday, April 12, 5:30 – 7:30 PM
Thursday, April 14, 5:30 – 7:30 PM

Week 2:
Tuesday, April 19, 5:30 – 7:30 PM
Thursday, April 21, 5:30 – 7:30 PM

Week 3:
Tuesday, April 26, 5:30 – 7:30 PM
Thursday, April 28, 5:30 – 7:30 PM
Saturday, April 30, 8:00 AM – 2:00 PM


Registration is now open! Final registration closes April 5th.

Standard Pricing
$400 for Standard Registration
$125 for College Students with Approved ID


12 April 2022
5:30 pm MDT
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