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IES Seminar: Electricity for Lighting Practitioners

January 22, 2019
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
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Building Energy Exchange, 31 Chambers St, Suite 609
New York, NY 10007



This is an introductory-level seminar for participants to identify electricity’s definition and sources, as well as the role of the electrical engineer. Participants will gain an understanding of electrical equipment, analyze types of electricity, and compare issues that affect lighting and electricity. Finally, participants will identify the role of electrical utilities and metering, as well as the role of emergency power for lighting.

Participants will be able to:

  • Identify the definition of electricity and sources of electricity
  • Identify the role of the electrical engineer
  • Analyze types of electricity
  • Describe electrical equipment
  • Compare issues that affect lighting and electricity
  • Identify the role of electrical utilities and metering
  • Identify the role of emergency power for lighting

Charles (Chuck) Cameron
is the controls manager for SDA where he helps specifiers, distributors and contractors provide effective and efficient lighting controls. Prior to joining SDA, he spent sixteen years as lighting design consultant. His lighting designs have enhanced the environments of landmarks, museums, restaurants, galleries, residences, infrastructure and public spaces. In addition, he teaches at the New York School of Interior Design in the MPS in Interior Lighting Design program.

Cameron served as the 89th president of the IESNYC in the years 2011–2013. He is also a founding director of the Building Energy Exchange (BEEx).

1.5 CEU or AIA/HSW

The student materials are not specifically required for attendance and are intended as a reference. However, due to the down time on the IES website due to maintenance, those who prefer to have a copy on-hand during the seminar can receive a watermarked copy today and then download the full version for their own use when the site comes back up tomorrow. Please email Jeff Hoenig for a watermarked copy.