Peerless Sponsors AIA Continuing Education Course for Best Practices in Classroom Lighting

Nov. 30, 2009
Date Announced: 30 Nov 2009 Peerless is pleased to announce the start of our AIA approved Continuing Education Courses offered online at “Lighting for Learning” is the first on many courses to come that are designed by Peerless to help architects and lighting professionals learn best practices for lighting and controls. This sustainable design learning unit focuses in particular on Classroom Lighting and Controls and describes how the learning environment is improved upon by changing lighting options. Upon completion of the Peerless sponsored “Lighting for Learning” course, you will be able to describe at least two control settings and how they impact light quantity and quality in a school setting. The course will also enable you to describe how and why the Collaborative for High Performance Schools seeks to improve interior lighting. In addition, you will learn how lighting can affect the economics of a school budget. The PEERLESS sponsored course provides 1 LU/HSW/SD relating to health, safety and/or welfare (HSW) criteria in the newly required Sustainable Design (SD) topic. As of January 1st, 2009 all AIA Architects are required to take 4 Learning Units (LU) of “Sustainable Design” coursework to meet AIA continuing education requirements and retain AIA membership. The “Lighting for Learning” course provides a great opportunity to gain required continuing education credits in the sustainable design coursework, as well as expand your professional skills set in lighting and controls.The course is available to take at your convenience 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days per year in three different formats by logging onto► PEERLESS Lighting | education | www.peerless-lighting.comAbout PEERLESS LIGHTING:PEERLESS makes lighting for people and the places they inhabit – offices, classrooms, media centers, transportation terminals, convention halls and other public venues. For generations the Peerless name has been synonymous with leading-edge design and an extraordinary quality of illumination. Through our continuing research into how light influences a space and the people who inhabit it, PEERLESS products are engineered for superior results. Headquartered in Berkeley, California, PEERLESS Lighting is an Acuity Brands Company. For more information, visit

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