Introduction to Lighting

Introduction to Lighting was developed by Dan Blitzer, Principal of The Practical Lighting Workshop, and the Illuminating Engineering Society education team to provide a fast-paced and practical understanding of lighting vocabulary, equipment, regulations, and practices. No prior lighting experience is required.

Learning Objectives
The overall objective of the course is a broad introduction to the technology and practice of lighting with emphasis on recognizing and applying lighting principles and technical terminology.

    1. 1. Explore the physics and interaction of light and human vision.
    1. 2. Explain the key terminology and attributes of light source families and types.
    1. 3. Describe the attributes and applications of luminaires.
    1. 4. Describe the attributes and applications of lighting controls.
    1. 5. Identify the codes, regulations, and standards that govern and guide lighting practice.
    1. 6. Survey lighting economics and maintenance strategies.

WHO? Open to all: non-members, members. No previous lighting experience required.

WHAT? Course is 7 modules: 8 videos, 7 quizzes, and a certificate of completion. It takes 3 hours and 15 minutes to watch all videos. Plus the time to take quizzes.

PRICE: $150 for members, $200 for non-members (save $50 with a discount code from your local IES Section, use at checkout)

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