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A1483 Lighting: Legislation & Energy Efficiency

25 April 2017 10:00 - 17:00

222 Balham High Road

SW12 9BS

A1483 CIBSE members rate £265.00

A1483 1 Day Course Non Members Rate (ex VAT) £285.00

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Key areas

It is well established that mankind needs light for life and for carrying out visual tasks at workplace, home and places for leisure. The light for this visual activity can be natural (daylight) and artificial (electric) light source. To help in the reduction of carbon emissions, electric lighting needs to be provided energy efficiently by having the right lighting criteria, the right lighting scheme installed and operated by the appropriate system consisting of lamps, ballast, luminaires and controls.

Course Content

The objective of this course is to cover the important considerations and requirements for energy efficient lighting solutions in buildings. The learning objectives and structure are set out in four parts.

Session 1: Light: Terminology & Technology

  • The lighting requirements for places
  • Lighting Units
  • Human response to light
  • Colour temperature & colour Rendering
  • Traditional lamps & LEDs
  • Luminaires & Controls 

Session 2: Governance in Design

  • Legislation
  • Building Regulaion 
  • CDM Regulations
  • Standards & Guidance 
  • Impact Assessments

Session 3: Efficiency by design

  • The characteristics and role of lighting techniques and technologies
  • The PEC Approach- performance, efficiency & comfort 
  • Application of controls 
  • Tools & Calculations 
  • Visualisations 


Course timings

Registration is open from 09.30 
Start Time: 10:00
Latest finish: 17:00



Members *early booking: £300 (£250 ex VAT)
Members standard rate: £318 (£265 ex VAT)

Non members *early booking: £324 (£270 ex VAT)
Non members standard rate: £342 (£285 ex VAT)

*early booking is applicable if booked upto 2 weeks before course date


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In-house training at your site

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A1483 CIBSE members rate £265.00

A1483 1 Day Course Non Members Rate (ex VAT) £285.00