LED lighting: fact and fiction

Wednesday, November 30, 2011 · available on-demand

88 minutes

Have you been barraged with claims about LEDs and are unclear where to begin in selecting a product for your particular application?

We will help sift through the hype by giving you an overview of LED technology and the different products that are available. We'll explore LED facts and fiction and explain where LEDs can work well and identify some potential pitfalls. Finally, we'll present guidelines for comparing products and resources and provide you with sources for unbiased information about LEDs.

As a result of this presentation, you will be able to:

  • Describe how LED technology performance is evaluated
  • Identify effective applications for LEDs as well as those applications where it may fall short
  • Define criteria for selecting LED products
  • Find objective sources of LED information
  • Distinguish fact from fiction in LED claims

Who should watch?

Architects, engineers, lighting and electrical contractors, facility managers, school and healthcare facilities operators, manufacturers, building owners, energy managers, dealers and distributors, lighting designers, interior designers, energy efficiency specialists, commissioning authorities and anyone interested in commercial building design.