Houston Section Events
January 2019: True Colors Neon Manufacturer Tour
Happy New Year! Join us for our second field trip outing. This month's meeting takes us to True Colors Neon, a manufacturer of neon signage. Come out and learn about the process for manufacturing those ubiquitous signage as our host, Dan Doblemann walks us through the stages, including glass bending, gas filling, and final assembly. Space is limited to the first 15 people for this event based on space constraints at the plant, so don't delay in signing up!
When: Tuesday, January 15th 2019, 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Where: True Colors Neon, 9242 Monsey Dr, Houston, TX 77063
Speaker: Dan Doblemann
Topic: Neon Lighting Manufacturing Process and Tour
Cost (includes lunch): $15
Fundamentals of Lighting 2019
DATES: Class will meet on three Saturdays in March, Sat. 2nd, Sat. 16th, and Sat. 30th
TIME: 9:00am - 5:00pm
LOCATION: FSG Facility
Houston, TX 77040
PRICE: $185 per student will be paid to IES Houston (includes continental breakfast and lunch); an additional $60/$85 (members/non-members) will be paid to IES National for study materials. Each student is required to purchase the material from IESNA National bookstore prior to the first day of class (Click here to view and purchase).
Below is a brief list of subjects that will be covered throughout the course.
Overview (History, Professional Practice, Physics, Vision, Color, etc.)
Electric Light Sources and Auxiliary Devices
Lighting Metrics, Photometry, and Calculations
Codes and Standards, Economics
Design, Commissioning, and Sustainability
Lighting for Interiors
Lighting for Exteriors
This is a great opportunity for anybody new to lighting to get the 101 on a broad range of subjects we encounter in this fast-paced, evolving industry. Each module will end with a brief test on the material covered in that session. We have selected instructors who are proficient in each subject to lead the classroom sessions, and the instructors will be providing examples from the material and their own professional experiences. Each student will be given a certificate of completion following the completion of the 10-Module Course.
Partner and National Events