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Lutron Lunch and Learn Course Topic List for CEU

Controlling LEDs to Meet Customer Expectations

AIA HSW Program # CLED10 (1.0 LU)

Learning Objectives:
1. Through examination of the LED industry, the participant will be able to describe the features and benefits of LEDs as a general illumination light source, and the applications where LEDs excel to ensure operational safety and occupant productivity.
2. Studying the components of an LED system will enable the participant to explain an LED luminaire and each component involved to ensure effective and safe operation.
3. By examining existing control types and standards, the participant will be able to identify the differences between power line, 3 wire and low voltage control.
4. Analysis of LED drivers will enable the participant to identify the differences between constant current and constant voltage drivers and which applications require which type of driver to ensure safe operation and expected performance.

Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design
AIA HSW/SD Program # LCAL10 (1.0 LU)

USGBC Approved for 1.0 GBCI CE Hour
Learning Objectives:
1. By reviewing the credit categories of Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED), the participant will be able to describe the LEED green building rating system for commercial buildings.
2. By comparing the previous version of LEED (LEED 2.2) with the most recent one (LEED 2009), the participant will be able to identify the key changes in LEED 2009 that affect the design and construction, or major renovation, of commercial buildings.
3. Using the LEED green building rating system, the participant will be able to determine how light controls and their manufacturer can effectively contribute to LEED certification in new construction and major renovation projects.
4. Through examination of the provided case study, the participant will be able to describe how the Plaza at PPL Center used lighting controls to meet LEED certification objectives.

Light Control for Energy Savings (100 Level)
AIA LCE1210 (1.0 LU/HSW/SD)

SGBC Approved for 1.0 GBCI CE Hours #0090004976
Abstract:
This course outlines the importance of lighting and lighting control in a building and takes a participant through various lighting control strategies to help enhance occupant comfort and building performance.
This course will give participants a strong understanding of the effects of daylight on a residential space. With this knowledge, course attendees will leave able to specify the window treatment needed to meet overall aesthetic goals. Participants will also leave able to advise clients on window coverings that optimize the overall functionality of each application.

 Learning Objectives:
1. By reviewing national energy statistics, the participant will be able to describe the importance of light control for energy conservation in commercial buildings..
2. Using several light control strategies, the participant will be able to explain how light control saves energy in commercial buildings..
3. By reviewing commercial building energy code and LEED green building rating system requirements, the participant will be able to determine how light control helps meets those requirements..
4. Through examination of the provided real world case studies, the participant will be able to describe how they used lighting controls to save energy.

Daylight Management in Commercial Spaces with Shading Systems

AIA HSW/SD Program # DMCS09 (1.0 LU)

Learning Objectives:
1. By examining the different types and availability of daylight, participants will be able to successfully identify the challenges daylight might present for their project.
2. By understanding the goals of daylight management, participants will discover how it can be used to improve the comfort, functionality, and efficiency of any space.
3. By examining the impact of fabric selection and shade style on daylight management, participants will learn how to meet goals for both design and daylight control.
4. By understanding the many control and integration options that exist, each participant will be able to specify a system that meets the requirements of their space, while enhancing occupant comfort and sustainable design.

Introduction to Managing Daylight with Shading Systems
AIA HSW/SD Program # MDSS09 (1.0 LU)

AIA #CC101 (1.0 Learning Units HSW/SD)

 Learning Objectives:
1. By examining the benefits of window shading, participants will discover how different systems can improve the functionality, comfort, and security of a space while reducing energy costs.
2. By evaluating the pros and cons of different shading systems, each participant will be able to identify which style best aligns with their design goals.
3. By comparing the control options of these systems, participants will understand the enhanced benefits that an automated shading system can bring to their installation, including increased occupant comfort and sustainable design.
4. By examining the factors that should be considered during fabric selection, participants will be able to specify a material that meets the requirements of both their design and daylight control needs.

Light Control for Hotels: Ambiance and Sustainability
AIA HSW/SD Program # LCFH09 (1.0 LU)

AIA #CC101 (1.0 Learning Units HSW/SD)

Learning Objectives:
1. Through review of current industry trends and requirements, the participant will be able to identify how business goals towards space efficiency, customer experience, and sustainability affect the hotel space design and plan implementation.
2. By examining industry trends that are affecting the design consideration within hotel spaces, the participant will be able to identify the impact of light and related energy codes within these spaces.
3. By examining a variety of relevant hotel spaces, the participant will be able to determine what lighting control and shading solutions are necessary to optimize the efficiency, occupant comfort, and sustainability of these spaces.
4. In review of current energy laws and incentives that affect the hotel industry, participants will be able to describe how standards like ASHRAE/IESNA 90.1 and incentives like LEED affect light design and control strategies.

Codes and Controls
AIA HSW/SD Program # CC101 (1.0 LU)

Learning Objectives:
1. By reviewing national energy statistics, the participant will be able to describe the importance of light control for energy conservation in commercial buildings.
2. Using several light control strategies, the participant will be able to explain how light control saves energy in commercial buildings.
3. By reviewing commercial building energy codes and LEED green building rating system requirements, the participant will be able to determine how light control helps meets those requirements.
4. Through examination of the provided real world case study, the participant will be able to describe how they used lighting controls to save energy.

Codes and Controls – Title 24
AIA HSW/SD Program # CT2410 (1.0 LU)

Learning Objectives:
1. By reviewing U.S. Department of Energy data, the participant will be able to describe the importance of energy conservation in buildings and how light control significantly helps.
2. Using California’s 2008 Building Energy Efficiency Standards (Title 24 2008), the participant will be able to determine how lighting controls help meet mandated requirements for new construction, additions, or alterations of nonresidential buildings.
3. Using California’s 2008 Building Energy Efficiency Standards (Title 24 2008), the participant will be able to determine how lighting controls help obtain optional lighting power adjustment factors (i.e. watts per square foot incentives) for new construction, additions, or alterations of nonresidential buildings.
4. Through examination of the provided case study, the participant will be able to describe how the Energy Foundation used lighting controls to save energy and meet Title 24 requirements.

Enhance the Higher Education Experience with Light Control
AIA HSW/SD Program # LCHE09 (1.0 LU)

Learning Objectives:
1. Through discussion of current trends, the participant will be able to describe why academic performance, operational efficiency, and commitment to sustainability are critical to higher education design strategies.
2. Through evaluation of light control opportunities in higher education, the participant will be able to explain how light control enhances academic performance, operational efficiency, and commitment to sustainability.
3. By examining various higher education spaces, the participant will be able to apply various light control strategies to effectively meet the inherent needs of these varying campus spaces.
4. After careful evaluation of various higher education spaces, the participant will be able to describe how total light management supports academic performance, operational efficiency, and commitment to sustainability.

Introduction to Residential Light Control (1-hr)
AIA HSW Program # RLC109 (1.0 LU), ALA Program Approved (1.0 CLC), CEDIA Program # CEUP402 (0.25 CEU), IDCEC (IIDA) Welfare Program # 5673 (0.1 CEU)
NKBA Program Approved (0.1 CEU)

Learning Objectives:

1. By examining various methods to control light, the participant will be able to describe how to control natural and artificial light through switching, dimming, and shading technologies to ensure space aesthetics,    efficiency, and occupant comfort.
2. By examining various lighting loads, the participant will be able to identify the characteristics and dimming capacities of different types of lighting loads to ensure optimum and safe lighting operation.
3. Through evaluation of the operation and benefits of dimming, the participant will be able to describe how dimmers work and contribute to sustainable design with energy savings.
4. By examining various methods to control natural light, the participant will be able to describe the benefits of natural light control in the home to ensure space aesthetics, efficiency, and occupant comfort.

Introduction to Residential Light Control (2-hr)
AIA HSW Program # RLC209 (2.0 LU,) ALA Program Approved (2.0 CLC), CEDIA Program # CEUP137 (0.5 CEU,) IDCEC (IIDA) Welfare Program # 5718 (0.2 CEU),NKBA Program Approved (0.2 CEU)

Learning Objectives:
1. By examining various methods to control light, the participant will be able to describe how to control natural and artificial light through switching, dimming, and shading technologies to ensure space aesthetics, efficiency, and occupant comfort.
2. Through evaluation of the operation and benefits of dimming, the participant will be able to describe how dimmers work and contribute to sustainable design with energy savings.
3. By examining various methods to control natural light, the participant will be able to describe the benefits of natural light control in the home to ensure space aesthetics, efficiency, and occupant comfort.
4. Through the review of several light control system strategies, the participant will be able to identify the best light control system solution for the particular residential application to enhance home efficiency and occupant comfort.

Light Control Solutions for Residential Room and Whole Home Applications
AIA HSW Program # LCSR09 (1.0 LU,)ALA Program Approved (1.0 CLC,) CEDIA Program # CEUP403 (0.25 CEU), IDCEC (IIDA) Welfare Program # 5717 (0.1 CEU),NKBA Program Approved (0.1 CEU)

Learning Objectives:

1. By examining various methods to control light, the participant will be able to describe how to control natural and artificial light through switching, dimming, and shading technologies to ensure space aesthetics, efficiency, and occupant comfort.
2. Through evaluation of the operation and benefits of dimming, the participant will be able to describe how dimmers work and contribute to sustainable design with energy savings.
3. By examining various methods to control natural light, the participant will be able to describe the benefits of natural light control in the home to ensure space aesthetics, efficiency, and occupant comfort.
4. Through the review of several light control system strategies, the participant will be able to identify the best light control system solution for the particular residential application to enhance home efficiency and occupant comfort.

Light Control and Sustainable Residential Design
AIA HSW/SD Program # LCSRES (1.0 LU), ALA Program Approved (1.0 CLC), CEDIA Program # CEUP389 (0.5 CEU,) IDCEC (IIDA) WELFARE Program # 5621 (0.1 CEU),NKBA Program Approved (0.1 CEU)

Learning Objectives:
1. By examining current concepts of green living, the participant will be able to describe the components of sustainable design.
2. By examining data surrounding residential energy consumption, the participant will be able to identify how the control of electric and natural light contributes to residential energy savings.
3. By examining the USGBC REGREEN Guidelines, the participant will be able to integrate sustainable design clues into individual rooms, during any stage and on any budget of a project.
4. By examining a residential project example, the participant will be able to describe how light control can enhance design and sustainability in a space while contributing to broader energy goals.

Light Control in the Office Space (1-hr)
AIA HSW/SD Program # LCITOS (1.0 LU)

Learning Objectives:
1. By examining current office conditions, the participant will be able to describe the ecological, economic, and technological impacts lighting has on a building and its occupants.
2. By examining current building conditions, the participant will be able to describe how integrated light control within a building improves building efficiency, occupant comfort, and maintenance.
3. By examining various office lighting applications, the participant will be able to describe several light control strategies for particular building spaces to improve building efficiency and occupant productivity.
4. Upon completion of this learning, the participant will be able to discuss an example of how to apply these strategies to an office space to improve building efficiency and occupant productivity.

Light Control in the Office Space (1.5-hr)
AIA HSW/SD Program # LCOS09 (1.5 LU)

Learning Objectives:
1. By examining current office conditions, the participant will be able to describe the ecological, economic, and technological impacts lighting has on a building and its occupants.
2. By examining current building conditions, the participant will be able to describe how integrated light control within a building improves building efficiency, occupant comfort, and maintenance.
3. By examining various office lighting applications, the participant will be able to describe several light control strategies for particular building spaces to improve building efficiency and occupant productivity.
4. Upon completion of this learning, the participant will be able to discuss an example of how to apply these strategies to an office space to improve building efficiency and occupant productivity.

Light Control Solutions for Healthcare Applications: Enhancing the Healthcare Experience
AIA HSW Program # LCSFHA (1.0 LU)

Learning Objectives:
1. By examining the various spaces in healthcare facilities, the participant will be able to identify the effects of lighting control on patient health and well-being and apply lighting solutions that will meet the needs of current and future healthcare design trends.
2. By examining the various spaces in healthcare facilities, the participant will be able to identify the effects of lighting control on staff performance and apply lighting solutions that meet the needs of current and future healthcare design trends.
3. By examining the various spaces in healthcare facilities, the participant will be able to identify the effects of lighting control on the sustainability of the facility and apply lighting solutions that reduce energy usage and operating costs.

Lighting Control in Schools K-12
AIA HSW Program # LTGK12 (1.0 LU)

Learning Objectives:
1. By examining the various spaces in K-12 facilities, the participant will be able to describe the history of school design to be better prepared to implement school design today.
2. By examining the various spaces in K-12 facilities, the participant will be able to identify the requirements and benefits of lighting control in K-12 applications.
3. By examining the various spaces in K-12 facilities, the participant will examine the reasons and basic strategies for incorporating lighting control into the school designs.

Manage Daylight with Window Systems
IDCEC (IIDA) Program # 5494 (0.1 CEU)

USE THIS CEU FOR IDCEC PROGRAMS ONLY. The newer CEU, “Introduction to Managing Daylight with Shading Systems”, listed above should be used for all other presentations. Once the new CEU attains IDCEC approval, this program will be eliminated.
Learning Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the participant will be able to:
Describe the advantages and limitations of LEDs as a general illumination light source.

1. Identify the type of daylight available on your project site and the potential positive/ negative impact that daylight can have in a commercial space.
2. Transform the type of daylight available into the type of daylight that will meet your design goals.
3. Address the differences in available window systems and learn to specify roller shade fabric that will meet your design goals.

Overcoming LED Challenges for Successful Designs (200 Level)
AIA LED20111 (1.0 LU/HSW/SD)

Recommended Prerequisite- Controlling LEDs to Meet Customer Expectations
Abstract:
The benefits of LED lighting are well documented: higher efficiency, lower heat emission, and longer bulb life. However, the need to dim LEDs and the unique challenges presented are not universally accepted or understood. The Overcoming LED Control Challenges for Successful Design presentation has been created to explain all aspects of LED control, from the basics of LED function, through the steps necessary to select the best light source and dimming options.
Learning Objectives:
Describe the advantages and limitations of LEDs as a general illumination light source.
1. Specify a successful job with knowledge of the benefits and limitations of controlling LEDs.
2. Identify the differences between power line, 3 wire, and low voltage control by examining existing control types and standards.
3. Identify the differences between LED lamps and LED fixtures, and where each product is applicable.
4. Determine the minimum and maximum number of lamps that can be used on a dimmer.
5. Discuss performance challenges inherent to controlling LEDs

Home Green Home: Energy Audits in the Home 101
AIA HGH10111 (1.0 LU/HSW/SD ), IDCEC (IIDA) Program # 40286 (0.1 CEU,) NKBA Program Approved (0.1 CEU)

Abstract:
This course will teach participants how to conduct a basic home energy audit. With a simple but diligent walk-through, one can quickly identify “energy hogs” that typically require small upgrades that are easy to retrofit and can result in a 50% reduction in utility bills while often adding opulence and convenience to the home. The course will walk through different solutions for lighting, appliances, windows, and temperature control. This course is a pre-requisite for “Mixing Business with Pleasure – Understanding Energy Codes, Standards & Legislation 201.”

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:
1. Explain the impact of efficient practices or appliances on home energy bills..
2. Identify specific areas within the home to improve energy efficiency..
3. Identify and locate common “energy hogs” found within the home..
4. Design energy-efficient, customized solutions for the home.

Let The Sun Shine In: Residential Shading 101
AIA # LSS10111(1.0 LU/HSW/SD,) IDCEC (IIDA) Program # 40318 (.01 CEU), NKBA Program Approved (0.1 CEU)

Abstract:

This course will give participants a strong understanding of the effects of daylight on a residential space. With this knowledge, course attendees will leave able to specify the window treatment needed to meet overall aesthetic goals. Participants will also leave able to advise clients on window coverings that optimize the overall functionality of each application.

Learning Objectives:

At the conclusion of this presentation, the participant will be able to:
1. By reviewing the various ways daylight can impact a residential space, the participant will be able to describe why daylight control is necessary for both aesthetic and occupant comfort.
2. After exploring the variety of available window treatment styles, the participant will be able to make a thoughtful recommendation to an end user based on the design of the residential space.
3. By studying considerations and best applications for each shading solution, the participant will be able to suggest a window covering that will achieve the desired functionality of the room.
After examining the benefits of each shading solution, the participant will be able to prioritize client needs and specify a suitable solution to meet customer requirements.