Philips Lighting Controls offers free online courses covering operation, benefits, protocols, indoor controls, outdoor controls and architectural lighting controls. Check out the course offering here.
The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) recently updated LSD 64-2014 Lighting Controls Terminology. This white paper, which was originally published in 2012, was updated to clarify terminology related to daylight responsive controls. NEMA LSD 64 defines terminology related to controls for lighting systems for non-residential and residential applications. The goal of LSD 64 is for […]
The Lighting Controls Association (LCA) has published a new course to enhance its popular Education Express program: EE101B: Introduction to Lighting Control Equipment. Residing at the Association’s website, Education Express provides in-depth education about lighting controls and controllable ballast technology, application, system design and commissioning. EE101A: Introduction to Lighting Control introduces students to the purpose, […]
The Illuminating Engineering Society, in partnership with the Lighting Controls Association, has published LEM-7, Lighting Controls for Energy Management, a detailed guide to energy-saving lighting controls. The publication was written by Craig DiLouie, LC in support of the IES Energy Management Committee. The 48-page 8.5×11 guide, which is available for $35 (IES members) and $50 […]
The Lighting Controls Association has published NEMA LSD-64-2012, Lighting Controls Terminology, as a supporting document to its Education Express online education system. The glossary is now available as a direct download in Education Express.
Schneider Electric offers a free whitepaper addressing measurement and verification of lighting systems. Measurement and verification (M&V) defines a process used to track energy performance of equipment, systems and buildings, enabling evaluation and comparison. M&V plans have become an essential element in many LEED Projects as well as many public projects. The whitepaper, authored by […]
The Lighting Controls Association is pleased to announce that EE110: Commissioning Lighting Controls, one of the Association’s popular online Education Express distance education courses, has been completely revised. Residing here, Education Express provides in-depth education about lighting control and controllable ballast technology, application, system design and commissioning, as well as meta-issues such as commissioning, energy […]
The Designers Lighting Forum of New York (DLFNY) has announced an expanded show floor for its seventh annual LEDucation program on LED technology. LEDucation 7 will take place on Wednesday, March 20, 2013 in New York City with an expansion in exhibit space and educational sessions at the Hotel Pennsylvania – Penn Plaza Pavilion. Over […]
The Lighting Controls Association is proud to announce that it has become an American Institute of Architects (AIA) Continuing Education System (CES) provider. In addition, nearly all of the courses in Education Express are now registered for AIA CES Learning Units (LU) / Healthy Safety Welfare (HSW) / Sustainable Design (SD) credits. AIA CES is […]
Last month at LightingControlsAssociation.org, we published an article about how to establish daylight zones in sidelighted (windowed) building spaces. We looked at an industry rule of thumb and then how the latest generation of energy codes and standards address it. In review, when designing an energy-saving daylight harvesting control system, a critical decision is to […]