IES San Francisco 2017 LC Prep Course - Session 1 of 7

PG&E Pacific Energy Center (map)

IES San Francisco will offer a study group again this year to help understand the NCQLP Lighting Certification Exam scheduled for Saturday 4 November 2017 (in Walnut Creek), and to share students' professional lighting expertise and reference materials.

This 7-week course will meet on Wednesday evenings, 6-9 PM, at PG&E's Pacific Energy Center, 851 Howard St. in San Francisco; the first class is 20 September 2017 with the last session on 1 November.  The format of the LC Prep Course is informal, with seminar-style discussions. Course cost is $250 for each participant.

Test application deadline and qualifications for LC are listed at the NCQLP website in their Candidate Handbook [https://www.ncqlp.org/NCQLP_Handbook.pdf].

BE SURE TO APPLY BY 20 SEPTEMBER WITH NCQLP TO TAKE THE EXAM!
This course does NOT include test registration!

Note that application for the Exam may take a few days to acquire reference letters and that early registration (by 9 August) has lower exam fees.

The key reference for this exam is the IES Handbook (10th Edition, bound or computer) and we have one copy of this 10-pound tome available to borrow.  We will have at least one copy of each reference publication available to share during our meetings, but not all are available to take home.  We also have a few of copies of basic lighting textbooks you can borrow for a week or two.

Dates & Times: Wednesdays, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
September 20, 2017 - November 1, 2017
Location: Pacific Energy Center, Board Room
851 Howard Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
Fee: $250 per person
(Fees non-refundable for cancellations & no-shows)
Contact: Larry Ayers, martiayers@att.net

IES San Francisco 2017 Fundamentals of Lighting Course - Session 1 of 9

PG&E Pacific Energy Center (map)

IES San Francisco is offering a 9-week Fundamentals of Lighting course again this year.  This course will meet on Wednesday evenings, 6-9 PM, at PG&E's Pacific Energy Center, beginning September 20, 2017.  We cover major topics in lighting, including:

An overview of light and vision, physics of light, and light and health including

  • Light sources, fixtures, controls
  • Lighting metrics and photometry
  • Codes, standards, economics
  • Daylighting, sustainability
  •  Lighting design process and techniques
  • Interior and exterior applications

This class is a great intro into lighting for anyone entering the lighting fields, including designers, sales people, contractors and specifiers, or for anyone eager for technical lighting knowledge.  The Pacific Energy Center is again providing the Lighting Classroom which we gratefully use to demo many products and techniques, and use to show examples of lighting characteristics such as color and properties of light.

Dates & Times: Wednesdays, 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
September 20, 2017 - November 15, 2017
Location: Pacific Energy Center
851 Howard Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
Fee: $300 per person (includes downloadable text – Fundamentals of Lighting binder)
(Fees non-refundable for cancellations & no-shows)
Contact: Linda Sanford, linda.sanford@gmail.com

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