PGE - Lighting Fundamentals

Monday, April 30, 2012 -
9:00am to 4:30pm

Description Lighting designer David Orgish will use the lighting classroom to provide visual experiences of lighting terminology, vision, light and color theory, electric light sources, fixtures, controls, and calculations. This course provides a basic overview of fundamental lighting topics, including some discussion of energy saving lighting techniques. The lighting classroom is a state-of-the-art facility containing many different lamp and fixture types. The classroom contains color booths that enable attendees to evaluate the coloration of high-efficiency light sources. Many lighting techniques and systems for downlighting as well as task lighting can be seen in the classroom, providing a memorable experience for attendees. Lighting designer David Orgish will use the lighting classroom to provide visual experiences of lighting terminology, vision, light and color theory, electric light sources, fixtures, controls, and calculations. This course provides a basic overview of fundamental lighting topics, including some discussion of energy saving lighting techniques.
Audience Level Basic to intermediate level. This class is geared toward professionals in related fields (architects, interior designers, engineers, etc.). It is also useful for electrical and general contractors who install or influence the purchase of lighting equipment. This class does not specifically address residential lighting applications, although some of the fundamental lighting information is useful for those working on residential projects.
Agenda
  • Introductions and Safety Announcements
  • Topics covered:
    • Lighting terminology, vision, light, and color theory
    • Electric light sources
    • Fixtures
    • Lighting controls
    • Light level calculations
    • Evaluate lighting technologies in classroom
    • Brief discussion of energy codes and LEED
  • Wrap-up, Q&A, Post-course evaluation
  • Class adjourns
Instructor(s) David Orgish
David Orgish brings his multi-disciplinary knowledge of design to Peters & Myer. With over eleven years in the industry, he has worked on the lighting design for such diverse projects as houses of worship, libraries, retail malls and stores, outdoor landmarks, offices, schools, utility energy centers, and private art collections. His recent projects include Chateau St. Jean Winery, St. Francis Winery Tasting Building, Fresno Cinemas, Yosemite West Auditorium, Piner High School Performing Arts Building, and The University of The Pacific Site Lighting Master Plan.

Some of his past projects completed while with another renowned lighting design firm include flagship stores for Ann Taylor in New York and San Francisco, Niketown in Honolulu, and exterior lighting for The Sony Metreon in San Francisco. Prior to joining Peters & Myer, David was Product Design Manager for an international lighting manufacturer. During his tenure there, David worked on the development of several new products. David has also developed custom applications for fiber optics, artifact display shelves, and custom lighting fixtures. David holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Industrial Design from the California College of Arts and Crafts in San Francisco, where he is currently an Adjunct Professor.

Resources Download a list of Web sites and print material related to this class topic.

EDR Design Briefs: Efficient Lighting Systems
PG&E Resource: Large Business Energy Management Solutions and Incentives: Solutions designed for your industry segment.
PG&E Resource: Small and Medium Business Energy Management Solutions and Incentives
PG&E Third Party Incentive: High Performance Office Lighting by Sylvania Lighting Services

Cost No fee for this program
Credits AIA: 6 (HSW)

 

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Location: 
San Francisco--PEC