Lighting Design Lab technology experts and thought leaders, along with our colleagues and partners, has leveraged resources to help you access technical information and link you to programs that will enhance your projects and support your business.

Lighting Guides

A great resource for design considerations, controls strategies and energy code information to aid in the success of your project.

 

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Guides

Advanced Lighting Controls

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Campus Illumination - University of Washington

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Classroom T8 Direct/Indirect

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Classroom T8 Lensed Recessed

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Classroom T8 Lensed Recessed

Footcandle Lighting Guide

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Footcandle Lighting Guide

Gas Station LED Retrofit

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Gas Station Lighting Guide

Green Home Lighting Residential Brochure

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Green Home Lighting Residential Brochure

Gymnasium LED K-12 - NEW!

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Large Volume Space LED High Bay

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Large Volume Space LED High Bay

LED Linear Retrofit Kit - NEW!

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Lighting Controls Technology

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Lighting Controls Technology

Lighting Retrofits Guide – Energy Audits

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Lighting Retrofits Guide – Energy Audits

Lighting Retrofits Guide – Industrial

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Lighting Retrofits Guide – Industrial

Lighting Retrofits Guide – Retail

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Luminaire Level Lighting Controls - NEW!

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Open Office LED Retrofit Kit - NEW!

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Open Office LED Troffer - NEW!

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Open Office T8 Lensed

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Open Office T8 Lensed

Open Office T8 Pendant Direct/Indirect

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Open Office T8 Pendant Direct & Indirect

Open Office T8 Retrofit Kit

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Open Office T8 Retrofit Kit

Open Warehouse Daylight Controls

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Open Warehouse Daylight Controls

Open Warehouse T5 High Output Fluorescent

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Open Warehouse T5 High Output Fluorescent

Open Warehouse T8 High Performance Fluorescent

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Open Warehouse T8 High Performance Fluorescent

Parking Garage Controls - NEW!

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Parking Garage LED Retrofit

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Parking Garage LED Retrofit

Parking Lot (Small) LED Luminaire Replacement

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Small Parking Lot LED Luminaire Replacement

Private Office LED 2x4 Troffer - NEW!

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Retail Displays LED Retrofit

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Retail Displays LED Retrofit

Retail Refrigerator Cases LED Retrofit

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Retail Refrigerator Cases LED Retrofit

Small Retail Displays LED Lensed Recessed

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Small Retail Displays LED Lensed Recessed

Trade Ally Field Guide 2016 FINAL

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Warehouse Controls - NEW!

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Warehouse LED High Bay - NEW!

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Warehouse T5 High Output Fluorescent

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Warehouse T5 High Output Fluorescent

Warehouse T8 High Performance Fluorescent

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Warehouse T8 High Performance Fluorescent
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Continuing Ed Credits

Ensure your knowledge and professional designations remain current. Definitions, requirement overviews, and links to accrediting organizations.

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Accrediting Organizations

AEE (Association of Energy Engineers)

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AIA (American Institute of Architects)

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Labor & Industries (WA) Continuing Education

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NCQLP (National Council on Qualifications for Lighting Professions)

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NEEC - Building Operator Certification (BOC)

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Incentive Programs

Resources to help your business take advantage of pathways to money savings and energy conservation.

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Northwest Utility Programs

BC Hydro - Incentives

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Energy Trust of Oregon - Incentives

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Idaho Power - Savings

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Pacific Power – Washington

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Pacific Power – Washington wattsmart Business Vendor network (for trade allies)

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Portland General Electric - Savings

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Puget Sound Energy - Contractor Alliance Network (CAN)

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Puget Sound Energy - Incentives

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Seattle City Light - Business Services

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Snohomish PUD - Business Support

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Tacoma Power - Rebate Program

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Tacoma Power - Trade Ally Resource Center

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Energy Codes

The potential to save energy costs are a critical parameter for every project. This section links you to northwest regional commercial energy codes for Washington state, Seattle, Oregon, Idaho & Montana-IECC, and British Columbia, Canada.

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Energy Code & Standards Resources

British Columbia New Energy Requirements 2013

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British Columbia New Energy Requirements_2013

International Energy Conservation Code (IECC) 2012

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International Energy Conservation Code_IECC_2012

Oregon Energy Efficiency Specialty Code (OEESC) 2014

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Seattle Commercial Energy Code 2015 (FINAL DRAFT)

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Seattle Commercial Energy Code 2015 (FINAL DRAFT)

Washington State Commercial Energy Code 2015

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Washington State Commercial Energy Code 2015

Standards

Dept. of Energy - United States

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Government Programs

Advanced Lighting Guidelines

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Commercial Building Initiative (CBI)

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Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency (DSIRE)

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Dept. of Energy - Solid State Lighting Program

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Energy Efficiency and Commercial Buildings - U.S. DOE

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Energy Star

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LED Lighting Facts

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Articles

We write and issue a number of articles and summations that introduce you to new ways of looking at lighting technology.

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Articles - Applications

The Power of Lighting Power Density

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Tips for Lighting Large Spaces

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Articles - Lighting Controls

Commissioning Lighting Control Systems

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Introduction to Occupancy Sensors

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Lighting Controls Fact Sheet

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Lighting Controls Comparison Chart

Articles - Lighting Fundamentals

10 Steps to Better Light Quality

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Color Rendering

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Color Temperature

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Dim and Dimmer

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Green Home Lighting Guide

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Should I Turn Off Fluorescent Lights When Leaving a Room?

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Articles - Lighting Maintenance

Lighting Commissioning

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Articles - Lighting Productivity

Accent Lighting and Contrast Ratios

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Lighting & Productivity

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Articles - Lighting Technology

Introduction to LEDs

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Track Lighting

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Tunable White LED Lighting-The Next Gen

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Lighting & Energy Organizations

Staying connected with industry experts from all over the world is vital to the collaborative sharing of information, and to learning about evolving lighting trends and emerging technologies.

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Member Associations

Association of Energy Engineers (AEE)

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Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) - Columbia River

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Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) - Northwest

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Illuminating Engineering Society (IES)

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Int'l Association of Lighting Management Companies (NALMCO)

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National Association of Electrical Distributors

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National Association of Independent Lighting Distributors (NAILD)

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Northwest Lighting Network

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Oregon - IES

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Puget Sound - IES

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Vancouver, British Columbia - IES

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Lighting Associations

American Institute of Architects (AIA)

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American Lighting Association (ALA)

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Electric League of Pacific NW

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International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD)

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NCQLP (The LC Certifying Organization)

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NEMA -- Assoc. Electrical Equipment, Medical Imaging Manufacturers

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Energy Conservation Organizations

2030 Districts

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Alliance to Save Energy

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Consortium for Energy Efficiency (CEE)

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Efficiency Forward

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Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (NEEA)

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Northwest Trade Ally Network (NWTAN)

Gain industry knowledge with NXT Level... A free online, comprehensive training designed to help trade allies excel in the rapidly evolving lighting market. The training covers the latest techniques and technologies, enabling trade allies to better design, sell, and install more advanced lighting retrofits.
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The DesignLights Consortium

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Research & Product Evaluation

We're connecting you with some of the industry’s best in research and product evaluation. Keeping pace with technologies and energy saving applications can only be done with the help of those who seek to understand the science of it all.

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Research

2017 LIGHTFAIR Innovation Award Winners

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California Lighting Technology Center

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Human Centric Lighting

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Integrated Design Lab (IDL)

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Lighting Research Center at RPI

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Lighting Research Group - Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

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National Lighting Bureau

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Outdoor Lighting for Maximizing Perceptions of Safety & Security

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Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL)

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Post 2018 LightFair Webinar

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Rocky Mountain Institute

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Tunable White LED Lighting-The Next Gen

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Newsletter Archive

A place for a historical look back and referece tools.

 

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Archives

2018 Fall Newsletter

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Fall 2010 Newsletter

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Fall 2010 Newsletter

Fall 2011 Newsletter

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Fall 2011 Newsletter

Fall 2012 Newsletter

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Fall 2012 Newsletter

Fall 2013 Newsletter

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Fall 2013 Newsletter

Fall 2014 Newsletter

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LED Successes - Are You Sitting Down?

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Power Factor: the Straight Shot

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Spring 2009 Newsletter

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Spring 2009 Newsletter

Spring 2011 Newsletter

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Spring 2011 Newsletter

Spring 2012 Newsletter

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Spring 2012 Newsletter

Spring 2013 Newsletter

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Spring 2013 Newsletter

Spring 2014 Newsletter

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Spring 2014 Newsletter

Spring 2018 Newsletter

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Presentations

Advanced Lighting Controls Workshop

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Services

Lighting Design Lab offers additional support, including space rental at our facility, to help you better manage the business of lighting.

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Mockups

Mockups Make it Real

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Room Rental

Room Rental Agreement

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