Free Webinar: Intermediate Lighting Webinar: Daylighting (Mod 3), February 8, 5:30 pm PT

  • 8 February 2023
  • Start time : 05:30 PM
  • End time : 08:30 PM
  • Event Host : Pacific Gas and Electric
Intermediate Lighting - Mod 3: Daylighting
Event Description

This 10-session course covers a range of intermediate level lighting topics for optimizing energy efficiency while maintaining quality in lighting. It is held on 10 consecutive Wednesday evenings 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm and can be taken as a complete series or individually. It is intended as a follow-up to the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) Fundamentals of Lighting course (offered each fall), or to another lighting fundamentals class where lighting topics and terms have been covered. Each week, the 2 to 3 hour class topic is taught by an expert in that area. This class earns 20 CEUs as a series (or 20 AIA LUs for registered architects/members of AIA) or 2.0 per individual class.

This series content includes:

  • How to upgrade lighting systems for better lighting and energy savings in commercial buildings
  • Incorporating sustainable practices and benefitting from daylighting in your design
  • Understanding electrical components
  • Specifying products and layouts to ensure long-term financial benefits and effective light levels and features
  • Creating code-compliant solutions
  • Making use of lighting controls and commissioning for energy savings and intended functionality


Course agenda:

  • Introduction and safety message
  • Overview of daylighting in buildings
  • Design guidelines for optimizing daylighting and avoiding glare
  • Metrics and overview of software to measure effectiveness of various options


The objective of this course is that at the conclusion, participants will be able to:

  • Evaluate various options for daylighting to achieve specific results
  • Describe tools for measuring effectiveness of daylighting strategies
  • Define glare and suggest ways to mitigate glare in buildings
  • Assess the major benefits of a daylighting strategy including on occupant health and productivity


Image Credits: Berkeley Lab Windows and Daylighting:

  • Host Company/Organization Name
    • Pacific Gas and Electric
  • Cost
    • FREE Event
  • Event type
    • Online/Webinar

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