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When it comes to architecture and design, knowledge is as crucial as taste. Our rotating schedule of helpful CEUs and virtual learnings are here to keep you abreast on all things lighting and design.

Sustainable Footprint

CEU - Building a Sustainable Footprint in the Home Furnishings Industry

This course, we will analyze the various ways that Sustainability can be defined in product design, production, and manufacturing within the Home Furnishings industry and discuss how sustainable ways of working across a wide variety of business practices in the areas of design, production, and logistics are imperative to supporting and fostering the earth’s fragile ecosystem.

January 27 2023 | 2PM CST

Lighting Legacy of Arne Jacobsen

CEU - The Lighting Legacy of Arne Jacobsen

Join us in learning about the lighting legacy of Arne Jacobsen. In this course, you will learn about the architectural and design elements that defined Arne Jacobsen’s career.

February 13 2023 | 2PM CST

The Power of Acoustic Lighting

CEU - The Power of Acoustic Lighting

This course will showcase how adequate acoustics and lighting play a key role on mental health and physical well-being in the workspace. The course will also help designers, architects and facility managers to get a better understanding of the importance of considering acoustics and acoustic lighting at the start of each project.

February 24 2023 | 12PM CST

Low Voltage Lighting System Design

CEU - Low Voltage Lighting System Design Basics

This is an introductory course that offers a comprehensive overview of designer low voltage LED lighting systems. Learn why, when and how to take advantage of the best qualities of LED lighting technology; designing with systems. LED technology is changing the paradigm of installation and maintenance and energy consumption. Major change happens incrementally. We will explore the progression from LED retrofit lamps, replacement luminaries, to integrated lighting systems designed to take full advantage of the benefits of most efficient and dynamic qualities of new LED technology.

March 10 2023 | 2PM CST

Residential Lighting

CEU - The Art of Residential Lighting

A comprehensive lighting plan is critical to the success of any residential design project. Proper lighting is effective and efficient and contributes to the comfort and functionality of the home. This course explores lighting concepts, sources, and controls. It discusses using layers of light to achieve design goals, and how to incorporate energy efficiency into lighting designs.

March 30 2023 | 2PM CST

Outdoor lighting in different climates

CEU - Specifying Outdoor Lighting to Last in Coastal, Tropical, Desert & Mountain Climates

Performance of outdoor decorative lighting involves much more than lamping and light output. Outdoor fixtures must also withstand the damaging effects of climate and location, including UV, salt spray, humidity and extreme temperatures. In this one hour course, design professionals will become familiar with outdoor lighting fabrication and finish considerations for maximizing UV and corrosion resistance. Designers will also be able to describe specific pretreatment and finishing processes and and identify the three main quantitative measures that assess finish performance.

May 5 2023 | 2PM CST

Lighting For Seniors

CEU - Lighting For Seniors

Baby Boomers are retiring at a rate of 10,000 per day. Buying a new home or remodeling an existing home to make ready for senior living will be a reality for a huge portion of the population. That work will likely carry over through the next twenty years. A key element of creating a comfortable and livable environment will be lighting. As we age, one of the many physiological changes humans undergo is vision. Because of this change, the light in an age-in-place home must be altered. This session will explain the issue and recommend solutions.

May 18 2023 | 2PM CST