Class Info

  • Date: Friday NOVEMBER 5th, 2021
  • Meeting Info: Lighting/ Electricity. Online via Zoom. invite to be sent to your University email prior to the beginning of class.

To-Do Before Class

Watch “The Current War” on Amazon Prime


Lighting/ Electricity

History of Electricity in the USA.


  • Incandescent, Fluorescent and High Intensity Discharge light fixtures; their color rendition, life span and efficiencies
  • Calculation of fixture requirement for desired illumination levels
  • Prisms, louvers, baffles, and indirect, direct, and emergency lighting
  • Types of currents: alternating and direct current
  • Sources of direct current and use in buildings
  • Current, voltage, resistance, frequency, and power; formulas showing relationships and units

To-Do After Class

work on your final class project