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•This course is a Review Course for the Lighting Systems section of the CEM test. It provides a detailed and in depth review of the material presented at the Five Day CEM Training Course, as well as providing supplementary materials and information that the CEM Instructors do not usually have the time to cover in the Five Day course.

•This course also provides:
   –Practice problems and examples to improve your understanding of Lighting and Lighting Systems; and to increase your problem solving skills.
–A 20 question Practice Test and a 20 question Proficiency Test to better prepare you for the Lighting Systems section of the CEM test.

Module Objectives
  • National use of lighting electrical energy
  • Short history of lighting
  • Purpose of lighting and objective of lighting design
  • Physics of light – lighting inverse square law
  • Units in lighting – lumens, foot candles, Lux
  • Units in lighting – lumens, foot candles, Lux
  • Color in lighting
  • Lighting CRI – color rendering index
  • Lighting color temperature – Kelvins
  • Lighting quality
  • Types of lamps
  • Incandescent lamps
  • Gas discharge lamps and HID lamps
  • Fluorescent lamps – T5s and T8s
  • Compact fluorescent lamps
  • Metal halide lamps
  • High pressure sodium lamps
  • Low pressure sodium lamps
  • Induction lamps
  • LED lamps
  • Photopic vision and scotopic vision
  • Lamp ballasts
  • Lighting systems
  • Lighting footcandle requirements
  • Light fixtures
  • Lighting design methods
  • Point-by-point lighting design
  • Equal footcandle lighting design
  • Room cavity ratios
  • Photometric charts
  • Finding the Cu – coefficient of utilization
  • Lighting system energy efficiency improvements
  • Reducing footcandles to IES recommendations
  • Placing lamps closer to the worksurfaces
  • More energy efficient lamp choices
  • Electronic ballast choices
  • Better light fixture choices
  • Example lighting systems
  • Lighting energy savings examples
CEM Review Series: Lighting Basics and Lighting System Improvements

BARNEY CAPEHART, Ph.D, C.E.M., is a professor emeritus of industrial and systems engineering at the University of Florida, Gainesville. He has broad experience in the commercial/industrial sector, having served as Director of the University of Florida Industrial Assessment Center from 1990 to 1999. He has personally conducted over 100 audits of industrial facilities and has assisted students in conducting audits of hundreds of office buildings, small businesses, government facilities, and other commercial facilities. He is the lead author for the Guide to Energy Management textbook, founding editor of the Encyclopedia of Energy Engineering and Technology, and co-author or editor of five other energy books. Dr Capehart is the creator of AEE's Five Day Training Program for Energy Managers, and has trained over 10,000 energy managers in that program.

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Association of Energy Engineers
CEU: 0.80
PDH: 8.00
AEE Re-certification: 1.60
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