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The Fundamentals of Lighting-Session 1

March 08, 2017
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Lutron Global Specification Office
1 Penn Plaza, 17th Floor
New York, NY

The Fundamentals of Lighting is an introductory course comprised of ten modules, presented over eight evenings.  In a basic and straight forward style, each module provides up-to-date material on lighting concepts, systems, equipment, calculation procedures and other important design and industry issues. This course is ideal for those who have only a basic awareness of lighting and professionals who want a thorough overview of the field.

All Course Dates
March 8, 14, 21, 27 and April 4, 11, 18, 25


Seminar materials will not be available on-site. IESNYC strongly recommends purchasing in advance at the IES Online Bookstore. A PDF is available for download.

PART 1: Modules 1-5
Module 1 – Overview (History, Professional Practice, Physics, Vision, Color, Light and Health)
Module 2 – Electric light sources and Auxiliary Devices
Module 3 - Daylighting
Module 4 – Luminaires
Module 5 – Controls

PART 2: Modules 6-8
Module 6 – Lighting Metrics, Photometry, Calculations and Rendering
Module 7 – Codes and Standards, Economics
Module 8 – Lighting Design Process and Techniques, Sustainability and Commissioning

PART 3: Modules 9 and 10
Module 9 – Lighting for Interiors
Module 10 – Lighting for Exteriors


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