Retail Lighting: Title 24 and Technology Update


Time, Location

October 18 (Friday, 8:30 am to 3:00 pm), CLTC, Davis


This class was created to demystify the lighting and daylighting guidelines for retail in the current Title 24 Energy Efficiency Standards for design, building and energy-efficiency professionals. At the close of the class, attendees should be able to:• effectively apply the Title 24 2008 code requirements that are specific to lighting for retail;• apply the compliance methodology and procedures in professional practice;• identify current technologies, including LED luminaires, that are available to fulfill code requirements; • prepare for the major lighting-related updates in the 2013 code; and• access resources through PG&E and CLTC for continued professional development in this area.This class will be taught by an industry professional from the California Lighting Technology Center, UC Davis.

Audience Level

This intermediate class is for professionals who design, specify, and/or inspect lighting installations in new and remodeled retail spaces. Participants should already have general knowledge of the nonresidential lighting code.


Introductions & Safety Announcements
Why do we have Lighting in Title 24, Part 6?
Lighting 101
Code Compliance Overview
Mandatory Measures
Wrap-up, Q&A, Post-class evaluation

Instructor, Kelly Cunningham

Kelly Cunningham is the outreach director at CLTC. She is responsible for the marketing and outreach components of CLTC’s research and technology demonstration projects, and she leads many of the Center’s efforts to deploy new, energy-saving lighting technologies into the broader market. Ms. Cunningham also co-designs and teaches education and training programs on lighting technologies and topics related to design. She frequently leads informational tours of the Center for industry affiliates, legislative partners, utility representatives, researchers and student groups and the public. She oversees the creation of CLTC’s online and print publications, authors abstract proposals and articles, and co-writes grant proposals.


No fee for this program for California businesses and residents.


AIA: 5.5 (HSW)