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IES April Meeting Tickets
April 8, 2014 Event:
DC Power for Building Lighting and Controls
Detroit, MI 48202
Catering: Slows Bar BQ
Schedule: 5:00-5:30 Gather and Network
7:30-8:00 DC Lighting & Controls Tour
Meeting Fee: $20 for IES Members
$30 for non IES Member
$10 for students or IES Emerging Professionals
Course Title: DC Micro 101
CE Credit Value: NCQLP – 1 LEU
AIA – 1LU of CES credit – Qualifies for HSW
GBCI (LEED) – 1 CE Credit
GBCI Course Number: 0090009291
1. Provide a comprehensive overview of efficient, sustainable DC Microgrid technolgy for lighting and controls in buildings.
2. Define specific reasons and benefits for how utilizing DC Microgrid technology within building designs will add to a sustainable design.
3. Provide specific descriptions of the design process and resources available to support the design and construction of a sustainable DC Microgrid system for lighting and controls in buildings.
Provide specific case studies of existing DC lighting and controls systems successfully installed and operating sustainable DC Microgrid systems.
Provides background, features and benefits for using DC power for lighting and controls in buildings. Includes a brief history and projections regarding use of DC power, an introduction to the EMerge Alliance (a non-profit organization that supports DC technology), a review of the design process, an example building design and case studies of some featured system installations. A Q&A section is included along with references to key DC Microgrid design resources for lighting and controls.