Education

CLTC Grew Partnerships with APEC

Published: Tue, 10/21/2014
Collage of images of Professor Michael Siminovitch with Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) representatives.

CLTC strengthened its partnership with King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi (KMUTT) as part of efforts to advance lighting efficiency at the international level.

This summer, CLTC Director Michael Siminovitch led a graduate-level seminar on LED luminaire design at KMUTT in Bangkok, Thailand. In the fall, CLTC and UC Davis welcomed KMUTT leaders to campus. During the visit, the universities signed a memo of understanding supporting collaboration between their lighting research centers.

UC Davis, Thai University Sign MOU

Published: Tue, 09/16/2014
Representatives from CLTC, UC Davis, and King Mongkut's University of Technology Thonburi (KMUTT), Thailand

On September 16 CLTC and UC Davis welcomed President Sakarindr Bhumiratana and five other academic leaders from King Mongkut's University of Technology Thonburi (KMUTT), Thailand, for a meeting with UC Davis Provost and Executive Vice Chancellor Ralph Hexter and other senior UC Davis representatives. During the visit, the two universities signed a memo of understanding supporting collaboration between their respective lighting research centers, both of which are dedicated to improving the sustainability and energy efficiency of lighting.

UC Davis and CLTC Partner with Thai University to Improve Lighting Efficiency

Published: Thu, 08/07/2014
UC Davis Professor Michael Siminovitch will teach abroad at KMUTT, Thailand

UC Davis Professor Michael Siminovitch will return to King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi in Thailand for a third time, August 16–September 13. This year Professor Siminovitch has been awarded a Distinguished Visiting Professorship at King Mongkut’s University of Technology Thonburi (KMUTT), which will include teaching a graduate class in luminaire design.

Title 24, Part 6 Essentials – Standards & Technology for Residential Lighting

12/04/2014

This class is for professionals who design, specify or inspect lighting installations in new and remodeled homes. Attendees will learn the latest lighting requirements for new and remodeled residential spaces under 2013 Title 24, Part 6. PG&E lighting rebates and emerging technologies, such as LED luminaires, will also be covered.

8:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Thursday, December 4
Pacific Energy Center
851 Howard Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

Title 24, Part 6 Essentials – Standards & Technology for Residential Lighting

10/07/2014

This class is for professionals who design, specify or inspect lighting installations in new and remodeled homes. Attendees will learn the latest lighting requirements for new installations and retrofits in residential spaces, under 2013 Title 24, Part 6. PG&E lighting rebates and emerging technologies, such as LED luminaires, will also be covered.

8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Tuesday, October 7
Fresno EOC
3110 W. Nielsen Ave.
Fresno, CA 93706

Title 24, Part 6 Essentials – Standards & Technology for Office Lighting

10/01/2014

8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, October 1
Pipe Trades Training Center
780 Commercial St. 
San Jose, CA 95112

This hands-on course designed to provide those who design, specify, and/or inspect lighting installations in new and remodeled commercial office spaces with the knowledge and skills needed to perform key tasks associated with nonresidential Title 24 building energy efficiency compliance. Topics include an overview of current lighting technologies, including LED luminaires, that are available to fulfill code requirements.

New Lighting Requirements Take Effect

Published: Fri, 06/27/2014
California's 2013 Title 24, Part 6 takes effect July 1, 2014

California’s new 2013 Building Energy Efficiency Standards (Title 24, Part 6) take effect July 1, 2014. The new standards include updated requirements for high-efficacy lighting, lighting controls, and LED quality.

CLTC provides various resources to help builders and lighting industry professionals navigate the lighting portion of Title 24, Part 6, including the residential and nonresidential code requirements. CLTC has also developed training materials for classes offered through California utilities. These resources are available at no cost through CLTC’s website:

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