3 Steps to Understanding Commercial Solar Lighting Specifications

Start Date
07/21/2018
End Date
07/21/2020
Description
It’s easy to be overwhelmed by outdoor solar lighting specs and components, especially when every manufacturer presents its products differently. Lighting professionals can help clients put these manufacturers on an equal playing field. Providing an in-depth introduction into the technology and benefits of off-grid solar lighting, the course explores why clients choose commercial solar lighting, what components make up a solar lighting system, and the three steps lighting professionals can take to ensure their clients choose a reliable, efficient, and cost-effective solution that meets their unique expectations.
Distance Learning
Yes
Course Equivalency
No
Subjects
Campus Planning & Design
Energy Conservation / Renewable Energy
Housing & Community Design
Parks & Recreation
Rural Landscape
Sustainable Development & Design
Urban Planning & Design
Health, Safety and Welfare
Yes
Hours
2.0
Learning Outcomes
Evaluate the environmental and economic benefits of commercial solar lighting.
Discuss how the internal components of a solar light work.
Recall the most important project specifics a client should discuss with a potential manufacturer when specifying an outdoor solar lighting system.
Explain how to compare solar insolation data, solar panel sizing, batteries, and LED fixture performance in order to fully evaluate a solar lighting manufacturer’s product.
Explain why project cost is more important than system cost, and the ways that a manufacturer can adjust light output and placement, fixture mounting height, and lighting layout to design the most cost-effective solution.
Use the provided checklist to assess specification packages with clients.
Instructors
Jake Dobson
Website Registration
Course Codes
AEC1158
Provider
AEC Daily Corporation


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