Friday, April 17: AEENCC Luncheon Meeting
Graybar is an American employee-owned corporation, based in Clayton, Missouri. It conducts a wholesale distribution business for electrical, communications and data networking products, and is a provider of related supply chain management and logistics services. It is included on the Fortune 500 list of the largest United States corporations. www.graybar.com
Friday April 17, 2015 from 10:00
AM to 2:00 PM EDT
GWU - Marvin Center (Room 307)
800 21st Street, NW, DC 20052
LED Showcase: products from a variety of vendors. Several displays will be set up courtesy of the showcase sponsor - Graybar. Networking Lunch: enjoy a buffet style luncheon with AEE professionals. Expert Presentation: Solid-state lighting is increasing in importance in the commercial marketplace. Those in industry and government responsible for lighting purchases are turning to LEDs as they strive to reduce energy usage and maintenance costs. However, the confusion that surrounds the technology creates serious selection, installation and operational issues. In addition, new capabilities inherent with LEDs often bring unfamiliar problems. What distinguishes a good solid-state luminaire design? Where do installation and operational problems typically arise? In this presentation, Dr. Curran will review the various elements that make up LED luminaire design, and examine typical areas where things go wrong. He will also example new trends as well as some examples of the effect of lighting on people.
Dr. Jack Curran
John (Jack) W. Curran, PhD has spent over 25 years in the area of product development. With 33 patents issued, Dr. Curran has been responsible for products ranging in scope from shear
wave seismic sources to fire evacuation systems to LED signals and area lights. Currently he is President of LED Transformations, LLC, a New Jersey based technology consulting company specializing in providing guidance to companies entering the solid-state lighting
field. He is a member of the SPIE; IESNA; the Optical Society of America and the Acoustic Society of America. He has given numerous talks to the lighting industry on the correct use of
LED technology for general illumination applications both for his own company and on
behalf of the US Department of Energy.