The Art and Technology of Lighting

Lighting uniquely blends art and science through the use of electronic and mechanical controls. This program offers a broad selection of Lighting courses addressing design, controls, and how light can be manipulated through reflection, color temperature, dimming, lenses, IoT, and much more. Additionally, courses may be included that involve the use of natural light for a variety of purposes through daylight harvesting, fenestrations, filters, lenses, shades, films, and interlocking woven coils, textiles, plastics, and metals. Additionally, light components which may impact heat load, solar heat collection, or energy generation and storage, may also be located here. To search for related topics that are just a part of a larger discussion of Architecture, Design, and Building Science, please use the keyword search engine.

Germicidal UV LIghting 101

This course introduces the lighting technology Germicidal UV (GUV), which can play a role in reducing the transmission of the virus that causes COVID-19. Germicidal effectiveness, risks of exposure, important safety considerations, and design best practices are all explored during this interview with Steve Guarracino, LC, IESNA, Source Market Specialist.

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Advancing Light Quality for Human Preference and Well-Being

Program: The Art and Technology of Lighting

This course offers 1.50 LU/HSW Credits.

Light sources in commercial spaces are usually driven by maximizing efficacy, often at the expense of light quality. This course will review how today’s technology allows the quality of light to be more tailored to human preference, especially when it comes to designing interior spaces using lighting. It will focus on recent studies on human preference lighting and the key metrics used to assess a luminaire’s quality of light. It will also provide an overview of TM-30-18, the latest test method released by the Illuminating Engineering Society to measure light quality.


Please download the supplemental study material after enrolling. It is intended to be part of the course and its content will be referenced in the quiz.

 

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Controlled and Connected Luminaires and Design Integration

Program: The Art and Technology of Lighting

This course reviews the components and uses of connected luminaires, their specification, and the standards and protocols involved in current lighting control applications. Further, this course reviews the emergence of the Internet of Things, and how it will impact future lighting control applications.  

AIA Course Number FP2018-D

 

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Dynamic Lighting

Program: The Art and Technology of Lighting

Dynamic lighting, also generally referred to as tunable, color-changing, and circadian, has washed over our lighting community. Many studies and early adopters have seeded the market and several lighting manufacturers now employ some level of Dynamic Lighting. This course is intended to educate by sharing the experiences of a commercial lighting manufacturer regarding Dynamic Lighting. It will explore the sources, how they work in commercial luminaires, how to control dynamic lighting, and where the lighting community is being directed by standards, regulation, and voice of the customer.

NOTE: This course is a recorded webinar. During introductions, the speaker says certificates will be sent to you. In fact, if you successfully complete this course, your certificate will appear in your transcript on this website. You can find your transcript by navigating on the links across the top of the page, to Dashboard/My Courses. AIA members will have their credit automatically reported.

Healthcare Lighting

Program: The Art and Technology of Lighting

This course is a high-density orientation to lighting considerations and methods in the healthcare environment. Topics will include application situations, impacted populations, design methods, and a review and critique of examples of successful and less-than-successful healthcare lighting designs.

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