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Lighting: Legislation & Energy Efficiency


Key Areas 
Course Content
Course Timings

 

This course is available as an In-house course only


Training multiple staff at once provides the opportunity for your organisation to have a training package crafted to your specific needs. In-house training can help your organisation overcome challenges and fill the skills gaps in your workforce. Courses run on a minimum number of six staff*.


For an In-house quote please email the following information to training@cibse.org:

  1. Name of course
  2. Approximate number of staff
  3. Your site address  

*Minimum numbers for In-house courses outside of the UK may vary


Key areas 

It is well established that human beings needs light for life and for carrying out visual tasks in the workplace, at home and in places for leisure. The light for this visual activity can be natural (daylight) and artificial (electric). To help in the reduction of carbon emissions, artificial lighting needs to be efficient. This can be achieved with the right lighting scheme and controls system.


Course Content

The objective of this course is to cover the important considerations and requirements for energy efficient lighting solutions in buildings. The learning objectives and structure are set out in four parts.


Session 1: Light: Terminology & Technology
 
  • The lighting requirements for places
  • Lighting Units
  • Human response to light
  • Colour temperature & colour Rendering
  • Traditional lamps & LEDs
  • Luminaires & Controls 

Session 2: Governance in Design
 
  • Legislation
  • Building Regulation 
  • CDM Regulations
  • Standards & Guidance 
  • Impact Assessments

Session 3: Efficiency by Design
 
  • The characteristics and role of lighting techniques and technologies
  • The PEC Approach- performance, efficiency & comfort  
  • Application of controls 
  • Tools & Calculations 
  • Visualisations 


Course Timings 

Registration will be at 09.15
Start Time: 9.30
Latest Finish: 17.00


To contact the CIBSE Training Team with a query please

Email: training@cibse.org or call: +44 (0)20 8772 3660