Stacks+Joules is a non-profit workforce training program designed to prepare high school seniors for jobs in the building automation field. This article by LCA Education Director Craig DiLouie describes the program and the role LCA’s Education Express plays in it.
This guest post by Steve Mesh introduces the new Lighting Controls Association troubleshooting guide for networked lighting control systems.
Several Education Express online courses offered by the Lighting Controls Association are now required as prerequisites for National Lighting Contractors Association of America (NLCAA) certification and training of Acceptance Test Technicians in the State of California.
Networked lighting control is an important emerging trend in lighting control. However, these systems may be more complex than traditional solutions. In response, the Lighting Controls Association has created a generic troubleshooting guide for networked lighting control systems, currently available free as a V1.0 beta version.
The National Association of Innovative Lighting Distributors (NAILD) recently opened registration for its Lighting Specialist-Controls certificate training program. LS-C is a brand-agnostic and technology-neutral training program covering the basics of lighting control that allows distributors to speak to customers and suppliers with competence and confidence. The on-demand, online training program is supported by workbook exercises, […]
DOE’s annual Connected Lighting Systems Workshop gathers top experts in the lighting and IT industries, and their customers, for cross-cutting dialogue on the promise, potential, and challenges of connected lighting systems. Collaboration is essential if the full benefits of connected lighting systems are to be realized. Attendees will take a close look at key barriers […]
In the fall of 2016, the Lighting Controls Association invited subscribers of lightingCONTROL, its monthly newsletter, to participate in a survey. The goal of the survey was to determine satisfaction with LCA services. LCA filtered the responses to separate manufacturers, manufacturer representatives and “other” (press, academic, etc.) respondents, which were regarded separately. The remainder included […]
In 2016, ENERGY STAR hosted a series of webinars on important lighting and control topics including flicker, evaluating color quality, connected lighting and dimmable LED lamps. You can also sign up for the last 2016 webinar, which will be held December 29, 2016 from 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM ET. This webinar will cover the […]
Commercial building energy codes contain detailed mandatory lighting control requirements related to buildings such as K-12 schools. The high-performance school design movement extends these requirements by demanding additional flexibility to support the contemporary learning experience in today’s classroom. This application guide by the Lighting Controls Association describes various control strategies that can be applied to […]
Philips University offers Controls Passport, a fundamentals course about lighting controls. Other controls courses, covering topics such as protocols, are accessible through the University as well. Check it out here.