Illuminate U

Illuminate U: An Opportunity to Learn New Lighting Insights

Illuminate U is a series of live webinars featuring an industry leader or expert, delivering a virtual presentation on relevant lighting industry topics. As a member benefit NAILD hosts these webinars to engage members while to listen and discuss various topics related to lighting and business. The goal is to educate and equip our members with the knowledge needed for lighting and business success. Participants have the opportunity to post questions during the presentation. From the convenience of your own office or conference room, you and your colleagues will have another great educational resource. All webinars are free to NAILD members and $50 for non-members.

Each webinar/webcast will be recorded and provided on the Webinar Archive page in the NAILD Member Login portal link at the top of this page.

Upcoming Illuminate U Webinars (click on the webinar to register):

Bundling Tax Incentives to Make Lighting Projects More Feasible
Tuesday, August 22nd at 1 p.m. EST

Learn about the different underutilized tax incentives available for building owners and designers who implement energy efficient lighting and other energy efficiency upgrades. Learn how these incentives combine with rebates, and how they help reduce the payback for lighting projects and other building energy upgrades. Learn how projects customers have completed in prior years can trigger retroactive tax incentives that provide cash to pay for proposed building upgrades.

Presented byJacob Goldman, Energy Tax Savers


Understanding Energy Codes and the Controls Opportunity
Tuesday, Sept. 12 at 1 p.m. EST 

Presented by Gerard Darville, Lutron


Past topics have included:

Flicker: How this Common Term is Being Redefined as LED Adoption Rates Grow
The Money of Light
Lightfair 2013 Re-cap
Leviton – Technology behind LED dimmers
Public Policy – Look, Listen and Act
Light Fights – LED Battle
How to Manage High Maintenance Employees
The Eye, Color & LEDs
It is Always Darkest Just before They Turn on the Lights
"NAILD presents “Ask Questions, Then Design Lighting”
NAILD LS I – Lighting Basics and the Transition from Legacy Sources to LED
Why Your Business Should Be on Social Media?"

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