Commercial Lighting Design - DIALUX - Skills Course to EN12464 Standards

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Organisation profile

Winner of several awards in technology and learning since our foundation in 1991 Irish clients include Arup, PM Group, Kirby Group, William Cox and Lisneys as well as many Local Authorities, Government Departments and Multinational Companies. 

Our part-time, in-company and full-time courses run from Levels 5 to 8 in Facilities Management, Project Management, Lighting Engineering, Property Management, Leadership, Health & Safety, Business and Finance.

Training aim

To provide engineers with the skills to design lighting schemes for commercial building such as offices, shopping centres and car parks to conform with EN12464 Lighting Standards.

Learning objectives

Participants will learn how to use the DIALUX program to design lighting schemes to meet EN12464 standards. They will improve their understanding of lighting technologies, energy efficiency, colour rendering and dealing with glare and discomfort. They will consider emergency lighting as well as outdoor lighting requirements.

Course outline

Lighting Designs

Importing CAD drawings and laying them over with lighting layers

Room elements, furniture and 3D rendering

Lighting Schemes for indoor and outdoor projects

Introduction to lighting control and energy saving

Introduction to emergency lighting

Trainer's profile

David Vaughan, BAI (Hons) Electronic Engineering (TCD), GradDipCom(TCD). 20 years experience in emergency lighting and design. MD LightSolutions.

Ben Cheevers, MIET - lecturer in lighting design, lighting controls and energy-efficient lighting. MD of Lighting Controls.

Course duration

2 full days or five evenings

Assessment & certification

Certificate of completion.

Who should attend

Those who need to improve their lighting design and DIALUX skills for commercial building projects (new and for improving energy-efficiency in older buildings).