Education + Resources

Education + Resources

Lightfair to Offer Masters’ Courses Free

In celebration of Lightfair’s 20-year Anniversary, its two historic Masters’ courses will be offered free of charge to LFI 2009 attendees and exhibitors registered for the Exhibit Hall or LFI courses–-based on generous support provided by Acuity Brands Lighting, Osram Sylvania, Amerlux Lighting Solutions and MechoShade Systems. COURSE #1: 20 Years of Light and Lighting: [...]

Education + Resources, Lighting Industry

More Than 200 LCs Added to Ranks of Lighting Certified

NCQLP has announced that 299 lighting practitioners sat for the 2008 Examination. With a pass rate of 78.4%, the number of Lighting Certified (LC) individuals has been increased by 228, bringing the total up to 1,821, including six intern LCs. Of those who successfully completed the 2008 examination, 12% identify themselves as electrical engineers and [...]

Controls, Education + Resources

NCQLP Recognizes Lighting Controls Handbook

I hope you’ll excuse some blatant self promotion, but I received some good news about one of my books, The Lighting Controls Handbook. The book has been selected by NCQLP as a primary reference for its Lighting Certified (LC) certification exam. Here’s a description of the book from the publisher: “Intended for energy managers, electrical [...]

Daylighting, Education + Resources

Free Daylighting Webinar to Be Held March 18

Webinar: “Daylighting: Lighting Every Building Using the Sky” Presented by: Energy Center University in partnership with the Daylighting Collaborative, presenting faculty Abby Vogen Horn, Senior Project Manager, Energy Center of Wisconsin When: March 18, 2009 at 1:30pm – 3:00pm CDT What: Integrated daylighting design is the key to whole building energy savings and a successful [...]

Education + Resources

Cooper Lighting Announces 2009 Class Schedule for the SOURCE

The SOURCE, Cooper’s 35,000-sq.ft. lighting education facility located at Cooper Lighting‘s headquarters in Peachtree City, GA, has released the 2009 calendar of classes for the lighting and design community. The SOURCE has been servicing the lighting industry for more than 17 years, educating more than 100,000 construction professionals with accredited seminars and workshops. New this [...]

Education + Resources

Day-Brite Capri Omega Lighting Institute to Host Seminar on Office Lighting March 26 and 27, 2009

Day-Brite Capri Omega (DCO) Lighting Institute will hold a specifier seminar on office lighting at its facility in Tupelo, Mississippi on March 26 and 27. The seminar will focus on lighting issues, specifically how lighting can contribute to the creation of the most sustainable and efficient workplace lighting environments. Issues include glare, task visibility, psychological [...]

Education + Resources, Lighting Industry

LEARNING TO SEE: A Matter of Light

Last year, it was my honor to work with legendary lighting designer Howard Brandston on editing his new book LEARNING TO SEE: A Matter of Light, which was subsequently published by IES. I wrote about the book in Illuminate, a magazine I edit for the publishers of Architectural Products and several other magazines for which [...]

Education + Resources

Lighting Education Institute Announces Webinar Series on Photometry

Craig Bernecker, director of The Lighting Education Institute, will be teaching a weekly 90-minute webinar on luminaire photometry over a period of six weeks from April 13 to May 26, 2009. Designed for architects, engineers, interior designers, lighting designers, sales reps, manufacturers and other professionals interested in lighting design, the course promises to teach students [...]

Education + Resources, LED + SSL, Lighting Industry

Designers Lighting Forum to Host LEDucation III on March 11, 2009

The Designers Lighting Forum of New York (DLFNY), with the support of the New York Section of the Illuminating Engineering Society (IESNY), is presenting a special program on LED technology that features more than 70 manufacturers and a unique informational program designed for The Lighting Community. Only three years old, LEDucation already is a leading [...]


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