Lightfair Leans Heavily on LEDs
March 7, 2012 - 3:59pm

Lightfair Intl., the premier event for architectural lighting, will be held this year, May 5-7, at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center in New York City.  In its 20th annual edition, the affair brings together architecture, design, engineering and lighting professionals for a product showcase featuring the latest technological innovations, as we all as hefty lineup of lighting-related seminars and workshops.

As solid-state lighting continues to gain momentum in the marketplace, organizers have planned plenty of LED programming to keep industry folks in the know. Here’s a sneak peek at what’s in store during Lightfair:

Sunday, May 3
2-5 p.m.
A Lighting Specifier’s Survival Guide to LED Technology
This three-hour workshop will explore the inner-workings of LEDs, as well as the technology’s forecast for the future. CEU Credits: 3

Monday, May 4
9 a.m.-Noon
SSL (LED) Technology – New Standards, Effectiveness Benchmarks and Performance Data for a Rapidly Emerging Industry
In this three-hour workshop, participants will learn about the new standards and SSL testing methods being developed through IESNA, ANSI and other agencies. CEU Credits: 3

9 a.m.-5 p.m.
LED Luminaire Design
During this one-day course, experts will examine everything from the intricacies of designing with LED light sources to how to specify an LED fixture. CEU Credits: 6

2-5 p.m.
LED Technology and Luminaire Design
Experts will fill you in on the latest LED technologies, demonstrate ideas for lighting spaces with LEDs and provide information on maximizing energy savings in LED fixture design and system integration during this three-hour seminar. CEU Credits: 3

Tuesday, May 5
2-3:30 p.m.
100,000 Hours of Life & Other LED Fairy Tales
Industry experts set the record straight about LED performance characteristics in under two hours. CEU Credits: 1.5

For more information, or to register for Lightfair Intl., visit the show Web site at

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