Module 01: Evolution of Light (a brief intro about the evolution of light)
Daylight Architecture – Modern Light Sources – Beginning of new kind of lighting design – Qualitative Lighting Design – Lighting Engineering & Lighting Design.
Module 02: Daylight
What is Daylight and how to measure the quality of daylight? Evaluate the performance of daylit spaces
Module 03: Human Perception
What is Light? – Human Eye – Circadian Rhythm – Adaptation to Light – Field of Vision.
Module 04: Lamps, Luminaires & Design Consideration
Units & Terminologies – Lamps – common lamp base – Lamps Analysis – Lamps technical & cost comparison – LED characteristics – Retrofits – Choosing the right source – Availability in local markets.
Luminaires – Mounting Conditions – Luminaire types & arrangement – Light distribution curve – Glare & Limitations – Cutoff – Flicker – Common reflectors – Ingress protection – Modeling – Fitting room lighting – Efficient lighting & efficient design.
Module 05: Light, Color & Material
Lighting Elements – Main types of Lighting – Primary & Secondary Colors – Additive & Subtractive color mixing – CIE Chromaticity diagram – Color Correlation Temperature – Color Rendering Index – Common types of materials.
Module 06: Lighting Control Systems & Smart Solutions
Why lighting controls? – Types of light controls – Electronic control gear – Dimming protocols – Dimming systems comparison Connected illumination – Communicating luminaires – WiFi and Bluetooth operation – What is “Smart Lighting”.
Module 07: Lighting Techniques & Technologies and Smart Lighting
Dynamic white – Design with shadows – Gobo projection – OLED – Globe LED screens – Remote control Lighting – Fitting room mirror – Interactive media screens – Projection mapping – Kinetic light sculptures
Module 08: Light & Research
Why research, where to start, tools and threads, analyze your findings, reports, apply in practice, conclusions.
Module 09: Lighting Techniques & Innovations
Lighting arrangements, selecting the right lighting application, rule of thumb for spacing/aiming & focusing, choose your light color, new technologies & trends, kinetic lighting and smart design.
Module 10: Lighting Standards & Sustainable Design
What are lighting standards, why and when to follow, criteria, types of international & regional standards, Light pollution & dark sky, LPD, solar lighting.
Module 11: Design Strategies
The process, where to start, workflow, necessary inputs, expressing ideas & co-design, teamwork, production, time management, design & construction documentation.
Module 12: Lighting Calculations
Calculations methods: Measuring devices – Manual Method – Software Energy preservation and return of investment
Module 13: Integration into BIM
Introduction to BIM, impact of BIM on lighting, necessary tools, the process and workflow, pros & cons.
Module 14: Lighting Simulations
Different types of lighting simulations, efficiency vs. quality and striking the balance, choose the right tool the various projects.
Module 15: Bidding & Procurement
Understand the process, comparison of proposals, quality control, Value Engineering, Pick your battles, things cannot be compromised, comparison parameters.
Module 16: From Design to Reality
What happens after design, precautions, guidelines and operations, installation tips, site supervision, aiming and focusing, quality control, maintenance.
Module 17: Design Appraisals & Case studies
Review of various designs and applications, analysis of various common mistakes.
Module 18: Evaluation Test
One needs to score at least 75% of the total points of the test to earn their certificate in lighting from The Lighting Institute.