Environmental Studies

Environmental Studies Department

ES 74 Lighting Distribution Systems

1 unit

Provides an introduction to the fundamentals of lighting and energy management lighting techniques. Discusses the different types of lighting and day-lighting applications used in commercial and institutional buildings, while describing the quality and quantity of lighting needed for certain applications, measuring efficiency, color rendering, ballasts, etc. Lighting design that provides visual comfort at lower energy costs will be emphasized.


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Course Syllabus (Pick up at SRC)

Lesson 1
Lecture 1 PowerPoint
LAT 8 Reading Assignment

Lesson 2
Lecture 2 PowerPoint
Assignment #1 Lighting Homework

Lesson 3
Lecture 3 PowerPoint
Homework #2

Other Reading Materials
Example: Lighting Calculation (Excel)
Example: Lighting Calculation (PDF)
Life Cycle Cost
EPA Lighting Calculation

Environmental Studies Building: Kirsch Center
Contact: Pat Cornely
Phone: 408.864.8628

Last Updated: 3/27/09