IES Reno Lighten Up! Competition 2019
May
30
6:00 PM18:00

IES Reno Lighten Up! Competition 2019

The Reno IES Section is proud to be one of the 13 IES sections competing across North America in 2019’s IES Lighten Up! Competition!

Join us for an evening of fun, networking and excitement where you can unleash your inner lighting design nerd! Participants will be divided into teams where they will design and build a luminaire with craft materials, lighting controls and lamp sources.

Prizes based on People’s Choice and Judge’s Choice Awards. Judge’s Choice Winner goes on to national judging. All materials must be procured ahead of time from IESNA, so be sure to RSVP by 4/28/19 to SAVE YOUR SPOT!

WHEN: MAY 30, 2019

TIME: 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

LOCATION: Elemental LED Training Center, 885 Trademark Drive, Suite 200, Reno, NV

HOSTED BY: Reno IES Section

SPONSORED BY: Acuity Brands and Elemental LED

COST: Free for all participants!

PROVIDED: Food, beverages, competition materials and all the fun you can handle!

RSVP: Caye Piper, caye@elementalled.com by 4/28/19

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Reno IES Annual Golf Tournament
May
3
12:00 PM12:00

Reno IES Annual Golf Tournament

Save the date! Join us on Friday, May 3, 2019 at Wolf Run Golf Club for our annual section fundraising event.

2019’s event will be a day to remember! This year’s tournament will be scramble format with closest to the pin and longest drive competitions as well as top finishing team awards. The standard entry fee includes a round of golf, lunch, practice balls, cart, dinner, awards and unlimited drinks, including beer!

Schedule of Events:

12:00 pm Check In & Lunch

1:30 pm Shotgun Start

6:00 pm Dinner & Awards

Entry and Sponsorship Information:

Platinum Level Sponsorship - $650 - Includes a Foursome Entry and Hole Sponsorship

Gold Level Sponsorship - $500 - Includes a Foursome Entry

Silver Level Sponsorship - $200 - Includes a Hole Sponsorship

Bronze Level Sponsorship - $125 - Includes a Single Golfer Entry

Prize information coming soon!

Questions? Contact our section Golf Tournament Chair, Drew Lassen at drew.lassen@elementalled.com for more information on sponsorship opportunities or to volunteer your time. All hole sponsorships must contact Drew to provide information for tee signs.

Deadline to sign up: April 26, 2019

IES Annual Golf Tournament
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Networked Lighting Controls
Apr
18
9:00 AM09:00

Networked Lighting Controls

Networked lighting controls promise significant energy cost savings and other robust capabilities, such as the ability to collect data and participate in the Internet of Things. Developed by the Lighting Controls Association and presented by lighting educator Steve Mesh, this webinar introduces networked control, typical energy savings, capabilities, types of systems, system elements, the potential for rebates, and a product comparison resource. It then discusses specification issues such as wired versus wireless, topology, cybersecurity, protocols, measuring & monitoring, and integration with other systems. 

Webinar participants are eligible for one (1) IES Continuing Education Unit (CEU). 

Click here to sign up for this IESNA Webinar!

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DALI and 0-10V Dimming: Compared and Contrasted with Rick Miller
Mar
28
1:30 PM13:30

DALI and 0-10V Dimming: Compared and Contrasted with Rick Miller

This class provides an introductory look at the features of both 0-10V dimming and DALI dimming. We will briefly review the history of 0-10V, DALI and DMX protocols, and discuss under what circumstances each excels. The course compares the issues and concerns associated with 0-10V dimming and DALI dimming, including code compliance, product compatibility, and wiring challenges. We will show how to specify and design both types of controls, and we will discuss best applications for each. Electricians, contractors, lighting designers, engineers, commissioning professionals, and others who are involved in choosing and installing the lighting controls system will benefit from this comparison of the 0-10V and DALI systems.

This presentation is graciously being sponsored by Elemental LED and will be free of charge for all attendees.

This presentation qualifies for 2 IES CEUs.

To RSVP for this event please email Caye Piper at caye@elementalled.com

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Advanced Lighting Control Systems Lunch 'n' Learn with Rick Miller
Mar
28
11:30 AM11:30

Advanced Lighting Control Systems Lunch 'n' Learn with Rick Miller

At this special Lunch ‘n’ Learn session we will review common lighting controls based on functionality and component types including the industry shift from hard wired analog to “plug-and-play” digital systems, and more recently the transition from wired to wireless. We will also review how to write control specs and narratives, note drawings for lighting controls, and plan for successful commissioning post installation.

Rick Miller has over 40 years of experience designing electrical and lighting systems for commercial projects including hotels, hospitals, airports, offices, and industrial facilities for design firms in Chicago and San Francisco. He started his own engineering firm RNM Engineering Inc in 2002 and is currently providing commissioning services of electrical power systems and lighting control systems.

Mr. Miller was principal co-author of the California Advanced Lighting Control Training Program (CALCTP). He has been lecturing on lighting controls for over 15 years, and has given seminars on the Title 24 energy code as it relates to lighting controls and its paperwork process.

Rick earned a BS degree in engineering physics from the University of Michigan, and a master’s degree in architecture from the University of Colorado. He is a licensed engineer in California and several other states.

This presentation qualifies for 1 IES CEU.

To sign up for this event which is free for all interested, please email Caye Piper at caye@elementalled.com.

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A Machine for Light- The Building as Luminaire
Mar
14
9:00 AM09:00

A Machine for Light- The Building as Luminaire

What if a primary purpose of architecture is to deliver light? An examination of historical building practice answers this question in fascinating ways. A careful examination of the specific geometric properties of both building enclosures and luminaires shows striking similarities at different scales: forms that are effective in reflecting amplifying and mitigating daylight are also effective with electric light. A whole building approach to lighting, using available daylight first, then supplementing it with electric light, provides a better approach to balancing light sources.

As a “service” provided by buildings, light has a primary role, often determining or significantly impacting building siting, massing, fenestration, materials, height, and structural systems, as well as interior surfaces and colors. History provides many examples of effective strategies for maximizing daylight (and firelight) that evolved over millennia in a wide variety of cultures and climates. This webinar will demonstrate how light remains a driving force in architecture, and how lighting designers and architects can collaborate to create better lighting and better buildings.

Webinar participants are eligible for one (1) IES Continuing Education Unit (CEU).

Register for this webinar by clicking here. (Link coming soon from IESNA.)

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Industrial Lighting
Feb
14
9:00 AM09:00

Industrial Lighting

Providing a successful lighting design for a modern industrial facility is a complex task and in common with other lighting applications, the LED revolution is having a major impact. However, there is a lack of readily available advice for industrial facilities wishing to update their lighting technology to deal with the wide variety of applications found in an industrial environment. This session will discuss some of the basic issues relevant to industrial lighting from the recently issued ANSI/IES RP-7-17 Recommended Practice for Lighting of Industrial Facilities, with emphasis on the efficient replacement of legacy lighting by the appropriate LED system. This includes the establishment of a suitable maintenance program to ensure that issues such as lumen degradation, particularly dirt depreciation, lifetime issues and lamp replacement scenarios are addressed in a timely manner. The session will end with a brief discussion of some aspects of lighting health and safety in an industrial environment. Webinar participants are eligible for one (1) IES Continuing Education Unit (CEU).

Register for this webinar by clicking here.

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Introduction to Visible Light Disinfection
Jan
17
9:00 AM09:00

Introduction to Visible Light Disinfection

Bacterial infections are pervasive, costly and deadly. Today, and every day in the United States, over 270 people will die from a Healthcare Acquired Infection. And it seems like every day, there’s another foodborne illness outbreak, another multimillion-dollar food product recall, another alarm about antibiotic resistant infections. One valuable new tool in the battle against the risks of infection is Visible Light Disinfection. This seminar will help you understand this new technology, how mainstream customers are using it today, and what you need to know to speak about it intelligently. We’ll cover:

  1. The problem: basic issues and statistics

  2. The types of customers/environments that have infection control needs

  3. How visible light disinfection works and how it addresses customer needs

  4. Common questions & concerns (Is it safe? How does it differ from UV? Etc.)

  5. How to differentiate yourself by educating and adding value to clients

  6. Q&A

Webinar participants are eligible for one (1) IES Continuing Education Unit (CEU).

Register for this webinar by clicking here.

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Reno IES Section Fundamentals of Lighting Course
Jan
16
to Mar 13

Reno IES Section Fundamentals of Lighting Course

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  • Google Calendar ICS

The Reno IES Section is offering a 9-week Fundamentals of Lighting course this year.  This course will meet on Wednesday evenings, 5:30 - 8:30 PM, at Elemental LED’s Training Center, beginning January 16, 2019.  The class is comprised of ten modules over nine classes. We cover major topics in lighting, and provide an overview of light including:

  • Lighting terms and physics of light

  • Vision, and light and health

  • Light sources, fixtures, controls

  • Lighting metrics and photometry

  • Codes, standards, economics

  • Daylighting, sustainability

  • Lighting design process and techniques

  • Interior and exterior applications

This class is a great intro into lighting for anyone entering the lighting fields, including designers, sales people, energy specialists, contractors and specifiers, or for anyone eager for technical lighting knowledge. We will be able to demo many lighting products and techniques, and can show examples of lighting characteristics such as color and properties of light. We will have three primary instructors as well as guest speakers from different lighting related industries. The course is registered with IESNA and will qualify for CEUs upon completion of all nine classes.

Dates & Times: Wednesdays, 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
January 16, 2019 - March 13, 2019

Location: Elemental LED Training Center
885 Trademark Dr Suite 200
Reno, NV 89521

Fee: $325 per person for non-IES members and $275 for IES members

(Fee includes downloadable text – Fundamentals of Lighting binder. Fees non-refundable for cancellations & no-shows)

Continuing Education Credits: 27 IES/AIA CEUs

Contact: Caye Piper, cayenne.piper@elementalled.com

Sign up using the payment link below!

Fundamentals of Lighting Payment
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ASHRAE 90.1 Lighting Model
Dec
13
9:00 AM09:00

ASHRAE 90.1 Lighting Model

The Illuminating Engineering Society is a co-sponsor of Standard 90.1 along with ASHRAE. ASHRAE published an addendum and responded to comments on the addendum related to Standard 90.1. The addendum will establish the lighting power density values for Standard 90.1-2019. The focus of the webinar will be how the lighting model works and the inputs and outputs of the model. Presenters on the webinar include IES members: Kelly Seeger (Lighting Subcommittee Chair), Marty Salzberg, and Michael Myer. Participants to this webinar are eligible for one (1) IES Continuing Education Unit (CEU). Participants to this webinar are eligible for one (1) IES Continuing Education Unit (CEU).

Register for this webinar by clicking here.

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