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Introduction to LED Lighting and Luminaires

After participating in this course, you will be able to:

  • Understand and apply lighting terminology and parameters to LED lamps and luminaires
  • Evaluate the performance and reliability of a LED lamp retrofit or LED luminaire
  • Identify the compliance of lighting products with specific codes and standards
  • Select the replacement of traditional lighting sources with LED lighting
  • Develop basic skills for specification of LED luminaires based on lighting performance, cost, ergonomics and ecology

In recent years, developments in LED technology have fueled the transition of the lighting industry from traditional light sources (incandescent, fluorescent, HID) to the light-emitting diode (LED).  Whether it's about import or manufacturing, code compliance or lighting applications, the evaluation of the LED lamps and fixtures requires specific knowledge and understanding of technical parameters.

This course focuses on basic knowledge in three main areas: lighting, electricity and thermal regime.  The presentation continues with design and construction details and recommends selection criteria of LED luminaires, as a function of lighting performance, total cost, work environment and ecological impact.

Course Outline

  • Basic notions: lighting, electricity, heat
  • Lumen, lux, candela, photometry, IES file
  • Electrical voltage, current, AC, DC, PF
  • Heat, conduction, convection, radiation
  • LED diode, LED driver, thermal reliability
  • LED lamps, luminaires, performance
  • Tests and compliance: CSA, IES, DLC, ICES
  • Replacement of traditional light sources
  • Quality of light, energy savings, ecology
  • Smart lighting, cost of ownership

Who Should Attend
Building Managers • Specification Engineers • Lighting Designers • Project Managers • Government Auditors • Municipal Inspectors and Personnel • Electrical Contractors • Engineers and Technicians involved in the Design and Test of Lighting Fixtures

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  • Continuing Education Units (CEUs) and
  • Professional Development Hours (PDHs)

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