27 November 2019

A revised edition of the Training Guide: The Basics of Efficient Lighting is available for download from the Energy Rating website. The guide was revised in recognition of the significant changes in lighting technology since the first edition in 2009.

The guide is intended as a reference for lighting related training and provides an introduction to all things lighting, including:

  • The fundamentals of light and photometry
  • Details of different light source types, including how they work
  • Lighting design
  • Information in relation to compatibility, sustainability and health, and
  • Smart lighting and control systems.

Also available for download is an appendix with further information on Australian and New Zealand Standards and test methods, control gear, less efficient lamps, lighting upgrade case studies and buyer’s guides.

Just want to know which light bulb to choose? Try our free Light Bulb Saver App from iTunes or Google Play or the Energy Rating Website for general information and buyer’s guides.