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Educational Opportunities
Educational Opportunities

Outreach Education

In addition to our graduate degree program, we offer a number of courses and seminars to practicing professionals and others interested in improving their knowledge of lighting. These continuing education programs include:

  • Institutes: Intensive two- to five-day courses on various topics held at the LRC
  • Seminars: One- to three-day programs on lighting technology, design, human factors, and/or lighting applications held at the LRC or at sponsors' sites around the world

Currently, we offer the following outreach education programs:

LED Lighting Institute
In-depth training and hands-on experience in working with the latest LED and OLED technologies for a variety of applications

Light and Health Institute

Light and Health Institute
A two-day, hands-on seminar that teaches the many ways that light affects, and can be used to improve, health and wellbeing. The seminar provides attendees with the latest research and the knowledge necessary to improve our modern living environments with efficient, dynamic lighting.


Residential Lighting Seminar

Residential Lighting Seminar
A series of one-day seminars offered across New York State to assist contractors, homebuilders, energy auditors, architects, and other professions to design and install advanced lighting systems in a variety of residential settings.


The Daylight Institute
An intensive one- or two-day seminar for architects, engineers, and other building professionals interested in learning more about daylighting design and daylight harvesting control systems.

The Outdoor Lighting Institute
A two-day course that provides a variety of professionals with the knowledge and tools needed to develop outdoor lighting installations that substantially reduce energy use and light pollution while improving safety and security.

The Photometry Institute
A two-day course designed to inform engineers, technicians, and testing personnel from lighting and related companies about the latest developments in photometric testing and evaluation, including new testing requirements for solid-state light sources and systems.

LIVE! From the LRC
This web seminar series allows you to have your questions answered by the leading authorities in lighting today. All you need to participate is an Internet connection.


Online Photosensor Tutorial
A free program for anyone who wants to learn more about this increasingly important energy-saving technology.



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