Introduces participants to new developments in lighting technology and principles of energy efficient lighting. Following an initial review of basic lighting principles current lighting technologies are examined from a technical standpoint. Includes LED, T5 fluorescent, compact fluorescent, High Intensity Discharge (HID) and specialty lamps, electronic ballasts, new developments in luminaire design and lighting control systems. Illumination Engineering Society (IES) introductory lighting course, ED100, or comparable course is recommended as a Prerequisite but not mandatory.
Introduces participants to principles of upgrading a lighting system. Specifics of completing a lighting energy audit are examined and retrofit options. Benefits and feasibility of redesign, lighting control and applications are covered, such as localized switching, dimming, daylight harvesting, timers, occupancy sensors and programmable lighting systems. Prerequisite: Completion of CESA 1130 is recommended.
Introduces participants to economics of lighting. Includes maximizing return on investment, the simple payback period, various retrofit and redesign options and maintenance programs with scheduling. Opportunities for proceeding with a lighting upgrade are examined. Overview of programs available for financial assistance, businesses involving lighting upgrade work and case studies.Prerequisite: Completion of CESA 1130 and CESA 1131 recommended.