Intelligent Lighting Systems

Course Brochure



Energy Technology

This is an eight week accelerated course. Intelligent Lighting Systems is a course set up to provide information on cutting edge lighting technology and controls. There is a review of lighting concepts followed by an IES (Illuminating Engineers Society) controls course, discussion on controls and protocols, and hands on programming / adjustment of existing lighting control systems. Current technology and the future direction of lighting will be discussed. Lighting Controls will be emphasized, including state-of-the-art wireless controls accessed through the internet. The course will also cover daylighting controls, scheduling and occupancy. Student must be comfortable with using a computer, spreadsheets, word processors and able learn new software (as needed for controls).


The mission of the Energy Innovation Center is to contribute to socially responsible workforce development, foster energy and sustainable technology advancement, and assist in job creation through a commitment to diversity, innovation and comprehensive education.

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Telephone: 412-802-0988

1435 Bedford Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15219