Lighting Technology Update Seminars

Lighting Technology Update Seminars

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Our popular, award-winning Instructors Lighting Technology Update Seminars are full of new presentations, topics, and updates dedicated to helping you successfully navigate the fast paced world of LED lighting. The sheer number of products on the market can make choosing the right one for your application a real challenge. These seminars are designed to provide the knowledge and tools essential to good decision making. If you don’t have time to keep abreast of the almost daily changes in this rapidly changing technology, this is a highly informative, interesting, and productive way to stay up to speed on the latest in LED lighting and it’s use.

This is what people are saying:

“It’s a great informative class.”

“Very interesting.”

“I believe this will be very helpful securing work with my company. So many people installing LED don’t understand how it works, so they can’t effectively market.”

“Great info and presentation, thanks.”

“ A very informative training about an industry that is constantly changing. I learned a lot about the LED industry. I have been reluctant to “get on board” the LED Market due to the many changes over the years”

This seminar is packed with the latest information on LED lighting, lighting controls, usage, technology impacts, benefits, and what’s ahead. Hear from industry experts and see what the landscape looks like now and in the future.

This course is approved for 4 hours of continuing education in North Carolina by the NC State Board of Examiners of Electrical Contractors (NCBEEC).

Receive a gift with registration & pickup at the conclusion of the seminar – LED140 C Rechargeable Folding Work Light – $30.00 value

We thank you for continuing to make this series the legend that it has become in the electrical industry and we look forward to seeing you in Raleigh this year!

Lunch will be provided.


Or, contact us at 301-909-2630 for registration




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About the Instructors

Don Hursey

Don Hursey

Don Hursey retired as Durham City/County Senior Electrical Inspector after 33 years of service. He is a licensed electrical contractor for North Carolina. He received the “Instructor of the Year” Award in 2004 from the NC Board of Examiners of Electrical Contractors, and in 2008 he received the North Carolina “Electrical Inspector of the Year” Award from the NC Chapter of the IAEI. Mr. Hursey is a member of the North Carolina Ellis Cannady Chapter of IAEI Education Committee and NFPA 72 Committee. He is also the North Carolina State Fair Electrical Apprenticeship Contest Judge. Mr. Hursey is also an instructor for NFPA, UL, Southeastern OSHA Training Institute Education Center and Contracting Classes.

Robert A. Preston, LC

Robert A. Preston, LC

Bob Preston is an Energy & Lighting Specialist with the Energy & Maintenance Services team for Capital Electric. Bob is Lighting Certified by the National Council on Qualifications for the Lighting Professions. He has been with Capital Electric for 30 years and has been specializing in lighting for the past ten years. Bob supports energy efficient lighting activities throughout Capital Electric. He also helps coordinate utility incentive programs for the sales team and their customers, with particular focus on western MD and Pennsylvania.

Over the last ten years, Bob has spearheaded educational lighting seminars across the entire Capital Electric market area. Hundreds of customers and employees have attended these events to learn about the latest advancements in energy efficient lighting technology. Bob specializes in the more technical aspects of lighting applications, particularly in the quickly developing LED marketplace.

Eric Gibson

Eric Gibson is the Director of Commercial Outdoor Lighting at Acuity Brands and has 30 years of experience in the lighting industry including lighting design, lighting calculation software development, sales, marketing and product specifcation and development. Eric began his tenure with Acuity Brands back in 2000, and has served in numerous capacities during that time.

This seminar includes:

• Over 4 hours of timely education and information, free of sales pitch, from presenters who are Lighting Certified by the National Council on Qualifications for the Lighting Professions (NCQLP)
• Personalized Certificate of Completion
•LUNCH and refreshments!

Product Showcase

Several leading manufacturers will present their latest products and solutions and will have their products available during lunch.

CapitalTristate is now an International Code Council (ICC) “Preferred Education Provider”. Did you know that our 2017 NEC Analysis of Changes Course is now an ICC approved course?

CapitalTristate is an ICC Preferred Education Provider