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GE unveils 2013 Lighting & Electrical Institute curriculum


February 5, 2013
By Anthony Capkun

February 5, 2013 – GE has rolled out its 2013 Lighting & Electrical Institute curriculum. Designers, facility managers, specifiers, consultants and other interested professionals are invited to learn about the latest innovations in lighting technology led by the institute’s staff. Each course also carries continuing education credits.

The year’s courses will relay lighting and electrical distribution solutions that promise to increase energy and operating efficiencies, raise productivity and promote safety and security, all while benefiting the environment and improving the bottom line. Interested professionals should register today to be among the 4000 guests the institute hosts each year. Courses for the first half of 2013 include:

LIGHTING COURSES

LED Indoor Lighting Applications: March 19-20 and June 4-6
This new course features some of the latest LED solutions for indoor lighting applications ($400).

Lighting Retrofits: March 26-27
This course is designed for facility managers and engineers, specialists for energy services companies, and others who are involved with the specification and implementation of energy-saving strategies in industrial, commercial and industrial (ICI) environments ($400).

Advanced Selling Tools: April 2–4
This course is designed for the sales professional who wants to be an expert at analyzing and comparing lighting solutions to create compelling proposals for their customers ($550).

Fundamentals of Lighting: April 30–May 2
Designed for newcomers to the lighting industry, this course provides basic product and application training for ICI lighting applications through lectures, full-scale lighting demonstrations and workshops ($550).

Lighting for Healthcare Facilities: June 11-12
This course has been designed for facility and energy managers at hospitals (and other healthcare facilities) who wish to learn about the latest lighting technologies.

ELECTRICAL DISTRIBUTION COURSES

Industrial Solutions 102: February 12-14, April 30-May 2
This is an intermediate-level course for inside and outside C&I sales personnel who already quote panelboard jobs using Speedi software. The course covers switchboards, motor control centres, busway, pad-mounted transformers and hands-on practice with Speedi software and real equipment samples ($550).

Industrial Solutions 101: April 9-11 and June 4-6
This is an intermediate-level course for inside and outside C&I sales personnel who already sell component products. The course covers circuit breakers, controls, dry-type transformers, modular metering, capacitors and panelboards ($550).

Industrial Controls: May 14-16
This three-day course is designed to teach participants about GE control products and their applications. Hands-on lab work allows the student to wire several control circuits ($550).

CLICK HERE to register, or call 800-255-1200.