Lighting Design & Specification

February 1, 2018

This new webinar program is designed to give members, educators and the general public access to information about quality lighting. The video recordings in the series can be used for IES section meetings, as an instructional supplement for introductory lighting courses in post-secondary settings, and for anyone interested in knowing more about lighting.

In the “Indispensable Lighting” series so far:

  • Lights of the Round: Parts 1 and 2 — The Players in Lighting Specifications
  • Lights of the Round: Part 2 — The Players in Lighting Specifications
  • Architecture for Light: Part 1 — Heirloom Ideas, Modern Semantics and Current Realizations
  • Architecture for Light: Part 2 — Lighting Design in the Era of Energy Codes

Lights of the Round features a group of industry leaders who represent many facets of the lighting industry, including architects, distributors, engineers, lighting designers, lighting controls specialists, and lighting manufacturers. They discuss the lighting design process, how best to improve the process, how best to interact with the other trades, and other pertinent lighting industry topics.

This two-part 2.5 hour presentation was co-produced by the IES, AIA, and IALD. It is a useful learning tool for IES section events, IES emerging professionals, post-secondary institutions and for viewing independently by anyone new to the lighting industry in any of its wonderful facets: www.ies.org/education/electronic-resources/indispensable-lighting-series/

While online, check out IES’ free live webinar series www.ies.org/education/electronic-resources/webinars/) taking place on the 15th of every month. Here are some upcoming topics:

  • Museum Lighting and Lighting for Fine Art, February 15
  • Layers of Light — Residential & Hospitality, March 15
  • Design for Colour and Illumination, April 19
  • Tunable White Controls, May 17

Image courtesy of Stuart Miles at FreeDigitalPhotos.net.

Changing Scene

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Design

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The ongoing sea change between fluorescent and light-emitting diode (LED) lighting technologies ...
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From May 3 to 7, New York City’s Javits Centre hosted the 26th edition ofLightfair ...

LED Technology

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Showing off your modern lighting advancements makes a powerful statement to customers. You’ll be ...
Acuity Brands, Inc. has launched a next-generation OLED product portfolio, including the ...
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LED keeps evolving. Six or seven years ago no one thought that LED was bright enough or ...
Although a relatively new technology, organic light-emitting diodes, OLEDs, are labelled today’s ...
Organic LEDs (OLEDs) are an interesting and promising new display technology. They provide a number ...

New Products

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Eaton’s Lumark Caretaker light-emitting diode (LED) area luminaire is ideal for area and ...
Eaton’s new Neo-Ray Index light-emitting diode (LED) pendant luminaire from Cooper Lighting ...
Legrand’s Pass & Seymour Harmony Tru-Universal Dimmer comes with self-calibrating ...
iteline Corporation’s new 4” Versa-Series pot lights provide maximum safety and ...
Researchers at Duke University have developed a new method to make fluorescent molecules emit ...
The Fluke 1000FLT performs 5 essential tests in less than 30 seconds with one compact tool ...
Eaton’s Portfolio surface-mount light-emitting diode (LED) luminaire from its Cooper Lighting ...
Eaton’s Metalux Encounter and SkyRidge light-emitting diode (LED) luminaire families are now ...
Aimed at the residential market, Legrand’s new Pass & Seymour arc fault circuit ...
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