The IES and IES Albuquerque Section offer a variety of learning resources and opportunities that lighting and allied professionals will require throughout their professional lives to stay at the forefront of the art and science of lighting design, manufacturing, and installation and to realize fulfilling careers.

Local Education Courses
Registration is open for Fundamentals of Lighting (FOL) Course in Albuquerque, April 4 – 6, 2019

The Albuquerque Section of IES offered the Fundamentals of Lighting course in the spring of 2019. This instructor-led course covered a wide range of topics and gave attendees a basic understanding of the newest practices, calculation procedures, fixtures, control systems, and terminology within the lighting design field.

Fundamentals of Lighting offers a great opportunity for those entering or relatively new to the lighting industry, including interior designers, engineers, architects, specifiers, distributors, manufacturers, and electrical contractors.

FOL earns you continuing education credits/learning units for each hour of instruction (18 hours total) for:

  • IES (Note: FOL does not qualify for NCQLP LC maintenance.)
  • IDC
  • GBCI

Students must attend the entire session to be eligible. Partial credit is not available.

Instructor: Mathew Hartley

Topics Covered:

Module 1 – Overview (History, Professional Practice, Physics, Vision, Color, Light and Health)
Module 2 – Electric Light Sources and Auxiliary Devices
Module 3 – Daylighting
Module 4 – Luminaires
Module 5 – Controls
Module 6 – Lighting Metrics, Photometry, Calculations and Rendering
Module 7 – Codes and Standards, Economics
Module 8 – Lighting Design Process and Techniques, Sustainability and Commissioning
Module 9 – Lighting for Interiors
Module 10 – Lighting for Exteriors

Please contact Angel Becerra at (505) 463‐3268 or [email protected] with any questions.

Dates & Location:

No new courses are planned at this time, but check back for information on future offerings of FOL and other lighting courses.