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Helpful Resources

Find curating resources that are relevant to the lighting industry and to your customers.  

Online Training Resources For Lighting

NALMCO Certifications​

NALMCO is committed to helping you become the best in your profession. That’s why NALMCO was the first organization in the lighting industry to create nationally recognized professional lighting management certifications. The certifications identify you as a leader within the industry and prove to customers that you’re the most qualified to do the job.


MaxLite University

The MaxLite University Lighting Degree program offers three comprehensive courses in lighting fundamentals, ranging from beginner to advanced learning. All courses have been updated to include LED lighting education. Whether you’re a complete lighting novice or continuing your professional development, you are eligible to earn a certificate in our free online degree program. The courses are self-paced, but most lesson units can be completed in 20 minutes or less. You will receive a certificate upon completion of the program.


Sylvania Education and Training

Learn the basics and more advanced understanding of lighting and its terminology from various online training modules. 


Modules include:

  • The Science of Light and Lighting

  • Product and System Technology

  • Lighting Applications

  • Standards, Energy, and Environment


Signify Lighting Certification Program

The world of lighting is constantly evolving and energy-efficient lighting is transforming the marketplace. For professionals in lighting, it is vital to continuously acquire knowledge. Not only to stay up to date but also to get recognized in the industry for expertise and to feel confident in discussions when advising about lighting.

We developed a 2-level Lighting Certification Program for those who want to enhance their lighting knowledge.


Acuity Training and Education

Acuity Academy provides educational resources for individuals wanting to expand their lighting, controls, and building management technical knowledge. Register for instructor-led classes or live webinars, take e-learning courses or watch videos and recorded content, your pathway to learning starts here.


Lighting Controls Association

The Lighting Controls Association is proud to offer free, comprehensive online education about lighting controls technology and application.


Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance

The Northwest Energy Efficiency Alliance (NEEA) is developing its Luminaire Level Lighting Control (LLLC) Initiative to accelerate the adoption of advanced lighting controls in office buildings and warehouses. Unlike conventional systems that control a group of fixtures through a centralized processor, LLLCs are embedded within individual fixtures. They control the lighting output of individual luminaires and can provide autonomous communication and energy reporting. 

Download the Luminaire Level Lighting Controls (LLLC) Market Characterization and Baseline Report

DSIRE Incentives and Rebates

Database of State Incentives for Renewables & Efficiency®


Illuminating Engineering Society

As The Lighting Authority®, the IES seeks to improve the lighted environment by bringing together those with lighting knowledge and by translating that knowledge into actions that benefit the public.


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