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2021-2022 Lane Community College Catalog 
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NRG 131 - Lighting Fundamentals

3 Credit(s)

Topics include assessment of quantity and quality of light, light sources, luminaries, lighting controls, manufacturer lamp and ballast specifications, lighting power density, lighting-HVAC interactions, retrofit opportunities, cost savings analysis, and lighting codes/regulations. Requires a directly supervised lighting audit project.

Prerequisite: PH 101  and PH 102  or department approval
Learning Outcomes
Students who successfully complete this course will be able to:
1. Identify light sources
2. Understand lighting terminology
3. Recognize features and components of luminaries
4. Comprehend the basics methods for quality lighting design
5. Assess strategies for achieving energy efficiency while maintaining appropriate light levels
6. Understand basic lighting control strategies
7. Calculate energy and cost savings associated with lighting projects
8. Develop an awareness for lighting applications, approaches and strategies

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