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NLC For Utility Staff

Tues, June 2 | 11am-noon | FREE

This webinar will cover the key concepts utility staff need to understand to be proficient working with trade allies and their end-use customers.

Light Sources and Luminaires

Tues, June 16 | 10am-noon | FREE

This class will review existing legacy as well as modern LED light sources and luminaires. Participants will learn the major characteristics of modern LED light sources and luminaires and how to effectively select and specify them for projects.

The Networked Lighting Controls Value Proposition

Tues, June 30 | 11am-noon | FREE

In this webinar we will discuss some of these non-energy benefits, how to get a foot in the door, and how to navigate the conversation with different types of stakeholders with diverse agendas.


Networked Lighting Controls Fundamentals

Tues, July 14 & Wed, July 15 | 10am-noon BOTH DAYS | FREE

Lighting controls offer the opportunity to balance the visual environment, enhance space flexibility, and improve user satisfaction while saving significant amounts of energy, and improving maintenance cycles. Designing and implementing high quality control systems can also help to differentiate contractors and designers in a competitive marketplace.

Lighting Design Process

Tues, July 28 | 10am-noon | FREE

This class will introduce a framework for developing a lighting basis of design for effective projects while also reviewing the steps and milestones common to most project delivery methods. Project examples, tips, and tricks for better performance will be introduced to help a wide range of design, construction, and sales personnel.



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Recent Online Classes

Light and Human Perception

The most fundamental aspect of designing with light, and lighting controls, is how we perceive the interaction of light and surface in the built environment. When intentionally designed, we can use these interactions to direct attention, create mood, regulate the awareness of brightness, and improve occupant satisfaction all while minimizing energy use.

Watch the recording of this course on our YouTube channel.

If LightFair Would've Been...

As disappointed as we all are with the need to cancel Lightfair 2020, we can still come together and discuss the state of the industry, the general design and technology trends that we’re seeing, and take a look at some curated examples of new product that might have been on display to great acclaim at Lightfair this week. Come join us (apart) as our staff of lighting and controls experts walk you through some examples of what you might have seen at Lightfair this year as well all do our part to safely move past our shared Covid experience.

Watch the recording of this course on our YouTube channel.

Introduction to Daylighting

This class will introduce students to daylighting basics including initial siting and orientation, effective glazing, shading and louvering systems, and simple rules of thumb to maximize available visible daylight within the built environment while minimizing potential solar heat gain.

Watch the recording of this course on our YouTube channel.