Network Lighting Controls and Where DALI fits in

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Organisation profile

Eaton is a power management company with 2017 sales of over $21.5 billion. Eaton provides energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton has approximately 97,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries.

Training aim

To give insights into Lighting Control networks and their proper application in Commercial, Residential and Industrial environments

Learning Objectives

  • Learn why and when you need a Lighting Control System
  • Understand how different applications drive choice
  • Learn what makes a good controls network
  • Understand DALI and how it fits into Lighting Control Networks
  • Learn about Sensors and how to choose the correct sensor technology
  • Understand where lighting controls technology may be going in the future

Course outline

The course takes a structured approach to the creation of a lighting controls solution. Starting with the application it works through hardware choices of sensors, keypads and hardware components. All types of control protocols are considered - with special emphasis on DALI as the dominant choice. The course then looks at building up networks and concludes with some consideration of head end software packages and a road map of the future.

Trainer's profile

David Catteral

David has over 35 years experience in the architectural theatrical and lighting controls business working on diverse projects such as 7 star hotels, hospitals and large rock and roll events.

David continues to work as European Sales and Marketing Director for Eaton Lighting Systems. He presents frequently to lighting designers and consultancies giving training on the use of lighting controls systems across multiple applications.

Course duration

45-60 minutes

Assessment & certification

CPD hours

Who should attend

Consultants, Engineers, Contractors, Facility Managers

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