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LRC Offers New Online Courses

TROY, N.Y. — The Lighting Research Center (LRC) at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is offering three new online courses this autumn.

UV Measurement and Application Online Course
The COVID-19 pandemic has led to a growing interest in the use of UV (ultraviolet) systems for disinfection in a range of applications. These include water treatment; heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC) systems; public transportation; as well as in a number of building types including health care and long term care settings; offices; and more. This online course is designed to assist lighting specifiers, facility managers, end-users and others to ensure that the UV systems they select are safe, being applied properly, and are effective at providing required disinfection properties. Learn more!


Additive Manufacturing for Lighting Online Course
Additive manufacturing (AM), more commonly known as 3D printing, is poised to revolutionize the lighting industry. Indeed, the revolution has already begun with a few manufacturers now offering 3D-printed lighting fixtures to the commercial market. This online course is designed for professionals from the lighting, additive manufacturing, and related industries to understand the possibilities of additive manufacturing for lighting and to learn more about each industry’s needs and capabilities. Learn more!


Light and Health Institute Online Course
The effect of light on human health and wellbeing is one of the most discussed topics in lighting today, but also one of the least understood. With the current COVID-19 pandemic, people have a heightened awareness of environmental factors that can positively, or negatively, affect their health. At the LRC Online Light and Health Institute, the world’s leading experts in the area of light and health will provide information on how to use the power of light to improve health and wellbeing in schools, offices, hospitals, and homes. Learn more!

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