Presented by the Designers Lighting Forum of New York

March 19–20, 2024
New York Hilton Midtown, New York City

2022 IoT Lighting to Improve Education Facilities

IoT Lighting to Improve Education Facilities

Michael Lunn, Product Marketing Manager - Halo Recessed, Cooper Lighting Solutions

Tuesday, March 15, 2022
9:30AM - 10:30AM

Location: Gramercy  


1 LU | HSW

Effective lighting in education environments can, and does, contribute to improved student performance, as well as improved safety. Lighting solutions for education facilities must maximize energy efficiency, occupy less space, be flexible and adaptable to different environments, meet life safety requirements, and meet the needs of teaching staff, and students. This course discusses current lighting trends, energy management and education requirements, human centric lighting needs and current legislation affecting lighting design considerations for education facilities. This course will also discuss how the latest IoT trends can be an asset to lighting design in the education space by including Asset tracking and other RTLS technologies, as well as how GUV solutions can help disinfect education spaces, and as part of the lighting system, be used as a tool to audit disinfection times and contact tracing between disinfection cleanings.

Learning Objectives

  • Describe current lighting and controls trends for education facilities
  • Discuss current regulations and standards impacting building codes and affecting lighting design in education facilities
  • Evaluate GUV solutions for disinfection of education space
  • Evaluate energy savings through controls and current safety trends improve education facilities through implementing IoT and RTLS solutions through connected lighting


Michael Lunn
Product Marketing Manager - Halo Recessed, Cooper Lighting Solutions

Michael has been with Cooper for 25 years within the lighting and control groups. Holding roles of increasing responsibility within the lighting controls group including phone and field technical support, system startups, to sales and Director of Product Marketing. Within the connected lighting side of the business he has held roles in the Specification Sales team and now is a Product Marketing Manager for Halo Recessed where he brings his controls knowledge to the lighting side.. Michael has a passion for lighting and controls and how the installer and end user interact with them. He is a knowledge expert on energy codes, wired and wireless networking as well as IoT applications. He provides energy code and system design guidance on many new Cooper products. He is Lighting Certified, a member of IES and is on the IES Progress Committee, Controls Protocol and IoT Committees.