The Evolution to 5G: The Digital Pathway to the Smart City

Digital infrastructure today is important to a city’s economic vitality and quality of life, on par with physical infrastructure like roads, bridges, and water pipes. Yet most components of a city’s digital backbone are insufficient to
meet the modern connectivity needs of today (and tomorrow). But to fully understand the nationwide phenomena of the build out of the 5 G network it is critical to understand the evolution of the cellular industry from the inception at 1G analog phones to the
new Smart phones and an understanding how technology and the consumer market drives the race to 5G deployment; how the new smart pole provides an all-in-one solution. Smart pole accommodates a wide variety of IoT applications, always-on connectivity, cameras
and environmental sensors. The 4G-5G small cell concealed sites provide aesthetic solutions to site acquisition for carriers and municipalities.
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Language of Light

Topics covered:

Definition of Light
Basic lighting terminology
Types of light distribution
Anatomy of human eye / how we process light
Basic principles of light transfer and measurement
LED basics
Lighting applications.
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Rethinking Light, Design + Human Experience in a Solid State World of LEDS

Natural and artificial light can be both good and bad for the human wellness in the workplace. Control of light is the only way to capitalize on the good while limiting or eliminating the bad. This course teaches the basic concepts of light
and visible light biology and applies those fundamentals to workplace deficiencies and control solutions. You will also gain insight into the upcoming technology that completes the story. Email Dena Gadaleta to get registered.

The Wellness Controlled Light

Natural and artificial light can be both good and bad for the human wellness in the workplace. Control of light is the only way to capitalize on the good while limiting or eliminating the bad. This course teaches the basic concepts of light
and visible light biology and applies those fundamentals to workplace deficiencies and control solutions. You will also gain insight into the upcoming technology that completes the story. Email Dena Gadaleta to get registered.

Lighting up the Outside World- A Guide to Selecting “Fit for Purpose” LED Outdoor Luminaires

Course Objectives:

· To learn about the materials and components that go into the construction of an outdoor lighting fixture, and why they are important.

· To understand how fixtures are designed to ensure durability and sustainability over a 15-20 year life cycle

· To become familiar with the manufacturing & testing procedures that an outdoor luminaire must go through, and what impact this has on its durability.

· To understand that not all outdoor fixtures are created equal and how to select those that are“fit for purpose” in order to endure the environmental challenges that fixtures are subject to.

Credits: (1) LU/HSW

The Decorative Lighting Fixture of the Century

Discover the world and history of Reflective Luminaire Manufacturer (RLM) lighting. Learn about the key individuals who influenced this style, the manufacturing techniques commonly used to create these fixtures, and the different decorative finishing methods. This course breaks down the complete anatomy of the RLM lighting fixture highlighting relevant use in real-world applications.

Credits: 1 Credit

Behavioral Health Lighting: Evidence for Therapeutic Design

We know that the built environment can impact our physical and mental wellbeing- positively and negatively. This presentation overviews behavioral health facilities, where patients can be vulnerable to psychological stress from their environment. Focusing on lighting and luminaires, patient safety standards, and principles of therapeutic design, this presentation provides context for how and why these facilities continue to evolve.

Credits: 1 HSW/LU

Best Practices for Creating Visual Comfort for High Bay and Low Bay Applications

As LED High and Low Bay fixtures become more efficient, the issue with glare has become more prevalent. This course will explore the tools designers have to identify and verify the glare performance of a fixture, before it is incorporated into a design. Review the new glare performance requirements in the Design Lights Consortion (DLC) v5.1 Premium program and gain insight into the levels of visual comfort that qualifying DLC Premium products achieve