Introduction to Lighting Sources
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Introduction to Lighting Sources

An Introduction to Electric Light Sources
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Last updated 5/2017
English
Price: $25
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Includes:
  • 1 hour on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Understand the characteristics of different lamp types.
  • Describe common luminaire types and their application.
  • Understand the different types of ballast and their application.
  • Understand the range of lighting control options available to designers to assist in energy efficiency.
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Requirements
  • You should be able to use a PC at beginner level.
  • An interest in lighting design and sustainable lighting systems would be a great advantage.
  • An appreciation for sustainable designs would be an advantage.
Description

Have you ever wondered how lighting systems work or even contemplate on lighting designs? This webinar will also provide an introduction to various electric light sources. It will discuss the various lamp types, luminaires, lighting ballasts, and lighting controls. A discussion on types of lighting controls will discuss sustainable design concepts and how the controls can be used to reduce energy use. 

The course discusses about the characteristics of different lamp types and describes common luminaire types and their application.The goal is to help students understand the different types of ballast and their application and the range of lighting control options available to designers to assist in energy efficiency.

Who is the target audience?
  • Individuals who are interested in lighting designs and lighting in general.
  • Professionals who are interested in a refresher course on lighting systems and designs.
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Curriculum For This Course
10 Lectures
01:08:53
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Start with Lecture 1
10 Lectures 01:08:53

Common Light Sources: Incandescent
07:32

Common Light Sources: Halogen
07:45

Common Light Sources: Fluorescent
07:45

Common Light Sources: Gas Discharge
06:45

Ballasts
02:18

LED
05:56

Luminaries
02:34

Landscaping
08:23

Lighting Control Strategies
05:20
About the Instructor
MSC James McGregor
4.3 Average rating
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22 Students
11 Courses
Instructor

Considered one of Australia’s leading thinkers in Green Building technologies and sustainable development, James McGregor has over 18 years of experience in the design, construction and portfolio management of sustainable developments.  

He brings together a unique combination of experience in the property sector spanning the full property life cycle including research and development, engineering design, construction, facilities management and portfolio management of sustainable power generation, commercial, residential, and institutional construction projects

James has a Masters Degree in Business and Technology, a Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering, and is a Graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.