SOURCE Lighting Education Center Registration
May 7 - 8, 2014
LEDs, Controls, New Technologies and Retrofits for Energy Efficient Solutions
Two-Day Workshop. CEUs: Up to 12 hours available. - $400.00

This two day class will focus on the latest energy saving strategies through lighting and control strategies for industrial, commercial, warehousing, and exterior environments.  Participants will gain an understanding of the advantages of the latest in lighting and control technologies including multiple benefits that LED technology offers. Multiple applications will be discussed by allowing the participant to gain knowledge on how to identify and recommend energy saving lighting systems. Both new installations and retrofits will be discussed based on budget, energy consumption and installed costs. Lighting legislation, including EPACT, LEED, ASHRAE 90.1, IECC, will be discussed as well as how to identify and utilize rebate programs that help to speed adoption of these products into the different spaces where energy savings are needed and required.

Focus:

  • Energy Legislation and EPACT
  • Advancement of energy saving lamp/ballast systems and LEDs 
  • Energy Management through controls
  • Proper criteria to select the appropriate lighting products to increase energy savings
  • Case study project for the class  

Prerequisites:

Completion of Lighting Fundamentals class or a firm understanding of lighting basics.

CEUs

Up to 12 hours available

Seminar Offered

  • October 1-2

May 14 - 16, 2014
Lighting Fundamentals/Lighting Basics
Three-Day Seminar. CEUs: Up to 20 hours available. - $525.00

This three-day workshop focuses on the fundamentals of lighting, which include lighting technologies such as LEDs, lamp and ballast systems, lighting terminology, fixture types, cost of light and an introduction to lighting controls. Participants will be able to actively engage and apply skills learned throughout each session while interacting with instructors and classmates. Lighting Fundamentals is not only a course for those new to the industry, but also a refresher course for those who are looking to re-establish the basics of their lighting knowledge.

Focus:

  • Light, Sight and Color
  • LED and Traditional Light Sources
  • Cost of Light
  • Lighting Terminology
  • Photometry
  • Optical Control
  • Luminaires

Prerequisites:

No prior experience in lighting is required.

CEUs

Up to 20 hours available  

Seminar Offered

  • January 29-31
  • May 14-16
  • September 10-12
  • December 3-5

Jun 11 - 12, 2014
Healthcare Lighting Solutions - Aurora, CO
CEUs: Up to 12 hours available - $400.00

Healthcare Lighting Solutions is a two-day interactive workshop that addresses the specific lighting needs of patients, guests, and employees in the healthcare environment. Participants will learn about the psychology of light, visual lighting cues, and lighting for various healthcare applications. There will be discussions on healthcare and current lighting research, lighting for circadian benefits, vision, color, and lighting for special populations.

Focus:

  • Lighting for healthcare applications from recovery rooms to common spaces
  • Criteria for proper equipment selection
  • How lighting plays a role in the a healthcare environment

Prerequisites:

Lighting Fundamentals or a firm understanding of lighting basics.

CEUs

Up to 12 hours available

Seminar Offered

  • June 11-12 (Cooper Lighting - Aurora, CO)

 


Jul 16 - 18, 2014
Eaton's Cooper Lighting Agent Update
Class fee waived for Eaton's Cooper Lighting Agents - $400.00

Eaton’s Cooper Lighting Agent update is for the experienced agent who has a good understanding of lighting fundamentals but needs the latest update on Eaton’s Cooper Lighting products and market segments. This is seminar is ideal for those that are new to Eaton’s Cooper Lighting agencies or need a product update.  There will be two days of lighting and control product overviews and a third day will be spent discussing Customer Service, Technical and Applications support.  Participants will have the opportunity to meet with the appropriate support teams from technical support, marketing and sales while attending this course.

Focus:

  • Lighting & Controls Products
  • Marketing and Sales Team Interactions
  • Eaton's Cooper Lighting Support Teams

Prerequisites:

Firm understanding of lighting is required.
Participants must be an Eaton's Cooper Lighting agents to register for this course.

Seminar Offered

  • February 11-13
  • July 23-25

 


Aug 20 - 22, 2014
Lighting Fundamentals for Distributors & Contractors
Three-Day seminar. CEUs: up to 20 hours available. - $525.00

This workshop is constructed for contractors and distributors who are in need of establishing their lighting knowledge.  Lighting Basics is a three-day course which will help to lay a foundation in lighting terminology, lamps and ballast systems plus the latest in LED technology.  This course will also study in detail Eaton's Cooper Lighting specific products and how to properly identify and make recommendations on their use on lighting applications.  Lighting Fundamentals is ideal for both newcomers into the field of lighting, and also for those interested in learning more about the basics of lighting. 

 

Focus:

  • Eaton's Cooper Lighting Specific Brand Overview
  • Light, Sight and Color
  • Lamps & Ballasts
  • Cost of Light
  • Lighting Terminology
  • Photometry
  • Optical Control
  • Luminaires

Prerequisites:

No prior experience in lighting is required.

CEUs

Up to 20 hours available

Seminar Offered

  • March 12-14
  • August 20-22
  • October 22-24

Sep 10 - 12, 2014
Lighting Fundamentals/Lighting Basics
Three-Day Seminar. CEUs: Up to 20 hours available. - $525.00

This three-day workshop focuses on the fundamentals of lighting, which include lighting technologies such as LEDs, lamp and ballast systems, lighting terminology, fixture types, cost of light and an introduction to lighting controls. Participants will be able to actively engage and apply skills learned throughout each session while interacting with instructors and classmates. Lighting Fundamentals is not only a course for those new to the industry, but also a refresher course for those who are looking to re-establish the basics of their lighting knowledge.

Focus:

  • Light, Sight and Color
  • LED and Traditional Light Sources
  • Cost of Light
  • Lighting Terminology
  • Photometry
  • Optical Control
  • Luminaires

Prerequisites:

No prior experience in lighting is required.

CEUs

Up to 20 hours available  

Seminar Offered

  • January 29-31
  • May 14-16
  • September 10-12
  • December 3-5

Oct 1 - 2, 2014
LEDs, Controls, New Technologies and Retrofits for Energy Efficient Solutions
Two-Day Workshop. CEUs: Up to 12 hours available. - $400.00

This two day class will focus on the latest energy saving strategies through lighting and control strategies for industrial, commercial, warehousing, and exterior environments.  Participants will gain an understanding of the advantages of the latest in lighting and control technologies including multiple benefits that LED technology offers. Multiple applications will be discussed by allowing the participant to gain knowledge on how to identify and recommend energy saving lighting systems. Both new installations and retrofits will be discussed based on budget, energy consumption and installed costs. Lighting legislation, including EPACT, LEED, ASHRAE 90.1, IECC, will be discussed as well as how to identify and utilize rebate programs that help to speed adoption of these products into the different spaces where energy savings are needed and required.

Focus:

  • Energy Legislation and EPACT
  • Advancement of energy saving lamp/ballast systems and LEDs 
  • Energy Management through controls
  • Proper criteria to select the appropriate lighting products to increase energy savings
  • Case study project for the class  

Prerequisites:

Completion of Lighting Fundamentals class or a firm understanding of lighting basics.

CEUs

Up to 12 hours available

Seminar Offered

  • October 1-2

Oct 22 - 24, 2014
Lighting Fundamentals for Distributors & Contractors
Three-Day seminar. CEUs: up to 20 hours available. - $525.00

This workshop is constructed for contractors and distributors who are in need of establishing their lighting knowledge.  Lighting Basics is a three-day course which will help to lay a foundation in lighting terminology, lamps and ballast systems plus the latest in LED technology.  This course will also study in detail Eaton's Cooper Lighting specific products and how to properly identify and make recommendations on their use on lighting applications.  Lighting Fundamentals is ideal for both newcomers into the field of lighting, and also for those interested in learning more about the basics of lighting. 

 

Focus:

  • Eaton's Cooper Lighting Specific Brand Overview
  • Light, Sight and Color
  • Lamps & Ballasts
  • Cost of Light
  • Lighting Terminology
  • Photometry
  • Optical Control
  • Luminaires

Prerequisites:

No prior experience in lighting is required.

CEUs

Up to 20 hours available

Seminar Offered

  • March 12-14
  • August 20-22
  • October 22-24

Nov 10 - 12, 2014
Lighting Fundamentals for Eaton's Cooper Lighting Agents
Three-Day course, fee waived for Eaton's Cooper Lighting Agents - $400.00

The Lighting Fundamentals for Eaton’s Cooper Lighting Agents seminar is ideal for those that are newcomers to the field of lighting or are looking for a review in their lighting knowledge. The first two days will cover lighting terminology, photometry, LEDs, fixture types, lamp-ballast systems and an introductory to lighting controls specific to Eaton’s Cooper Lighting brands.  Participants will have the opportunity to meet with the appropriate support teams from marketing and sales.  A third day will be spent discussing Customer Service, Technical and Applications Support.

Focus:

  • LEDs, Lamps & Ballasts
  • Lighting Terminology
  • Light, Sight and Color
  • Photometry and Specification Sheets
  • Luminaires
  • Eaton’s Cooper Lighting Applications and Support

Prerequisites:

No prior experience in lighting is required.
Participants must be an Eaton's Cooper Lighting agents to register for this course.

Seminar Offered

  • April 23-25
  • November 10-12

 


Nov 17 - 18, 2014
LEDs & New Technology for Residential Lighting
Two-Day workshop. CEUs: Up to 12 hours available. - $400.00

This two-day introduction to residential lighting design will be explored from a lighting designer’s perspective. Participants will learn to apply design techniques that use today’s technologies. The class will study lamps and LEDs and their operating characteristics, luminaires in applications, and an introduction to control systems. The class project allows participants to analyze a variety of lighting techniques in both theory and practice. LEED, ENERGY STAR®, and legislation for residential design will be reviewed. It’s a great class to help prepare for the CLC certification exam.

 

Focus:

  • Design Process
  • Project Documentation
  • Review Specification Sheets
  • Effects of Color and Brightness
  • Lamps
  • Ballasts and Controls

Prerequisites:

Lighting Fundamentals or a firm understanding of lighting basics.

CEUs: Up to 12 hours available.

Seminar Offered

  • November 17-18

Nov 19 - 20, 2014
LED Exterior Lighting Solutions
Two-Day seminar. CEUs: Up to 13 hours available. - $400.00

LEDs are changing the way we illuminate the nighttime environment. This two-day course will cover LEDs in detail as a source to consider for exterior applications based on their long life, extended maintenance cycle, and lower energy consumption in comparison to traditional light sources. Participants will study exterior lighting design and principles for nighttime applications and evaluate the operating characteristics of fixtures designed for exterior use. Exterior lighting legislation such as Model Lighting Ordinance, BUG Rating, and testing methodologies (LM79, LM80 and TM21) will be covered. This course is ideal for those involved in the design/specification or the energy management of exterior spaces, and for those looking to gain a better understanding of what to use in their unique applications.

Focus:

  • Effect of color for the nighttime environment
  • Exterior lighting legislation, BUG ratings and MLO
  • LED’s for exterior applications
  • Recommended Lighting Pratices for Roadway, Parking Lots & Garages and Exterior Environments
  • Criteria for proper equipment selection

Prerequisites:

Lighting Fundamentals or a firm understanding of lighting basics and terminology is required for this course.

CEUs

Up to 10 hours available

Seminar Offered

  • March 4-5
  • November 19-20

Dec 3 - 5, 2014
Lighting Fundamentals/Lighting Basics
Three-Day Seminar. CEUs: Up to 20 hours available. - $525.00

This three-day workshop focuses on the fundamentals of lighting, which include lighting technologies such as LEDs, lamp and ballast systems, lighting terminology, fixture types, cost of light and an introduction to lighting controls. Participants will be able to actively engage and apply skills learned throughout each session while interacting with instructors and classmates. Lighting Fundamentals is not only a course for those new to the industry, but also a refresher course for those who are looking to re-establish the basics of their lighting knowledge.

Focus:

  • Light, Sight and Color
  • LED and Traditional Light Sources
  • Cost of Light
  • Lighting Terminology
  • Photometry
  • Optical Control
  • Luminaires

Prerequisites:

No prior experience in lighting is required.

CEUs

Up to 20 hours available  

Seminar Offered

  • January 29-31
  • May 14-16
  • September 10-12
  • December 3-5

Other Programs Available at the Source
In addition to the courses described in this calendar, the Source offers programs to answer your questions regarding lighting systems and provide timely updates of recent developments and technologies in the lighting industry. To schedule any of these programs, or to customize a program for your group, contact  The Source  or your local Cooper Lighting Representative.
Continuing Education Credits (CEU)
This nationally recognized measurement of accomplishment may be obtained for attendees by submitting the course agenda along with a letter from Cooper Lighting verifying your attendance. The number of CEU credits varies from issuing organizations.
Industry Organizations
The Source and its knowledgeable staff can provide an informative program for your organization's monthly meeting. To customize a program for you group, contact  The Source  or your local Cooper Lighting Representative.
A Source for Project Ideas
A simple way to review the latest technology available for a specific application. The Source can be a valuable resource in assisting the designer or engineer, or helping the owner or client to visualize any lighting solution.
Email:  TheSource@cooperindustries.com

The Source is located at 1121 Highway 74 South, Peachtree City, GA 30269. Course Information: (770) 486-4800, Fax: (770) 486-4318.
Directions to the Source . . . via  MapQuest
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From Hartsfield Airport / Atlanta downtown south:
1. Travel Northeast on Airport South Terminal Parkway towards Airport Blvd. (0.9 mi.) 
2. Take I-85 South towards Montgomery (1 mi.) Continue South on I-85 (11.1 mi.) 
3. Take Exit Number 61 (Highway 74 exit Fairburn/Peachtree City), and turn Left
(south) continuing across the I-85 overpass.
(0.2 mi.) 
4. Continue straight on GA 74 going South towards Senoia and Peachtree City
Remain on GA 74 through Peachtree City
(18.0 mi.) 
5. The main entrance to Cooper Lighting will be on your right.
1121 Highway 74 South, Peachtree City, GA, 30269-3019.