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EPEC LIGHTING

This niche takes all of the product knowledge and sales skills from Bronze, Silver, and Gold to create one level detailing only lighting and controls. 

If you or your team members are ready to begin EPEC complete the registration form. After each student submits a registration form you can purchase EPEC from the eStore.

REGISTER FOR EPEC LIGHTING

Need help? Contact EPEC@naed.org.

Recommended Student/Audience: Recommended Audience: Associates focused on selling lighting products.

Prerequisites: No pre-requisites required. 

Project Types: Lighting includes an introduction to electrical products, lighting basics, light sources and ballast, luminaires and calculations, and lighting applications and energy management.

Resources:

Course Outline [PDF]

Connect EPEC Forum [NAED login required]

Enhance Your Electrical Product Training with In-depth Lighting Courses!

EPEC Lighting offers flexibility to alternate between reviewing the 5 content modules online, in PDF format or in the printed books all for one price. Included in the program are electronic blueprints and workbooks. Upon completion of the content modules, students must pass the final exam before moving on to the capstone project. EPEC Lighting includes an introduction to electrical products and the EPEC Triangle, lighting basics, light sources and ballast, luminaires and calculations, and lighting applications and energy management.

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EPEC LIGHTING: INTRODUCTION

 

This course introduction module explains the processes, training materials and other resources you will need to successfully complete EPEC Lighting.

MODULE 1: INTRO TO ELECTRICAL PRODUCTS

 

This module introduces students to a broad range of electrical products and how they interrelate in electrical systems. Students will gain a basic understanding of electricity, will be introduced to the EPEC Triangle, and analyze sample specifications while selecting products for an electrical product.

MODULE 2: BASICS OF LIGHT

 

This module covers lighting basics such as lighting metrics, defining color, color temperature and learning to read the color-rendering-index (CRI). Students will be required to select lighting products and vendors as they create a cut package from set requirements and specifications.

MODULE 3: LIGHTING SOURCES

 

This module focuses on light sources and ballast. Students will be taught the difference between lamp families, incandescent lamps, fluorescent lamps and light sources, understand a light bulb works, grasp the features of dimming and their benefits, recognize the specific features of High Intensity Discharge Lamps and the benefits of LED lamps.

MODULE 4: LUMINAIRES

 

This module focuses on luminaires and calculations. Upon understanding the concepts and types of luminaires, students will discover outdoor characteristics and will be able to identify classifications based on distribution types. Lighting calculations include photometry and general layout.

MODULE 5: LIGHTING APPS AND ENERGY MANAGEMENT

 

This module focuses on lighting applications and energy management in applications of residential, retail, office, outdoor, warehouse, industrial, and outdoor lighting. Ultimately, students will be able to comprehend how lighting designs are viewed as investments of capital.

FINAL EXAM

 
Students must score a 75% or higher to demonstrate a solid understanding of the concepts taught throughout the program and move on to the Capstone project.
 

CAPSTONE: DEPARTMENT STORE & AMUSEMENT PARK

 
This final assignment brings your learning to a focal point, as you apply your ability to use specs and drawings to select and recommend products for a department store and amusement park.

CERTIFICATE

CERTIFICATE AND DIGITAL BADGE

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