Instituto de Control de la Iluminación (LCI)

Continuing Education (CEU)

For more than 25 years, the Lutron Lighting Control Institute has been serving our customers by providing high quality training for the lighting control industry. With over 10,000 training participants every year, we know what it takes to help you grow your knowledge and business excellence in the emerging world of lighting control. One important area of industry education provided by Lutron is formal professional Continuing Education Units (CEU). Today, Lutron collaborates with many professional organizations to ensure quality and timely education in areas of light control and sustainable design. CEU courses are available through both live delivery and eLearning methods. See the currently available CEU course topics below.

 

CEU Live Delivery Courses


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

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 & Sustainability

AIA HSW/SD Program # LCFH09 (1.0 LU)

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.
Controlling LEDs to Meet Customer Expectations

AIA HSW Program # CLED09 (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.
Standards & Codes: Requirements for Energy Efficient Lighting Design

AIA HSW/SD Program # SACR09 (1.0 LU)

Learning Objectives:

  1. By examining the history of energy standards, codes, and legislation that guide past and present light design strategies, the participant will be able to identify how the standards have evolved to support enhanced sustainability and occupant well-being.
  2. Through review of various energy standards, codes, and legislation that affect building design today, the participant will be able to describe the difference between a “standard” and “code” and how these variances affect design and building.
  3. In evaluation of relevant content of ASHRAE/IESNA 90.1, the participant will be able to describe how this particular standard influences energy saving sustainable design choices that emphasize efficient buildings and occupant safety.
  4. By examining various high-efficacy lighting sources and control solutions, the participant will be able to specify how these lighting and control strategies may be used in building light design to maximize building efficiency and sustainability, while ensuring occupant safety, comfort, and productivity.
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 & 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 & 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 impact 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.
Light Control and LEED: How Light Control Helps Achieve LEED Certification in New Construction and Major Renovations of Commercial Buildings

AIA HSW/SD Program # LCAL10 (1.0 LU)USGBC Approved for 1.0 GBCI CE Hours

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.
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.
Manage Daylight with Window Systems

AIA HSW Program # DLTSHD (1.0 LU) IDCEC (IIDA) Program # 5494 (0.1 CEU)

Learning Objectives:

  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.
Home Green Home: Energy Audits in the Home 101

IDCEC (IIDA) Program # 40286 (0.1 CEU) NKBA Program Approved (0.1 CEU)

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:

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

AIA HSW/SD Program # LSS10111 (1.0 LU) IDCEC (IIDA) Program # 40286 NKBA Program Approved (0.1 CEU)

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 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.

eLearning Programs*


Lighting Control in the Office Space

This course provides a comprehensive overview of the latest advances in lighting control systems for office spaces. It reviews the key goals and benefits of effective lighting control systems and describes six key control strategies that can be used to enhance both energy efficiency and user productivity in today’s office spaces. It ends with a discussion of how these strategies can be applied and customized for a variety of typical office settings. Take the course


Light Control and LEED: How Light Control helps Achieve LEED in New Construction

This course provides an overview of how light control helps achieve LEED certification in new construction and major renovations of commercial buildings. Take the course


For further information or to schedule a CEU event for your firm, please contact the Lutron Continuing Education Team via e-mail ceu@lutron.com or telephone 610.282.6280.