Confessions of an Old School Lighting Auditor

Frank Agraz, Eco Engineering

Location: Murray Hill

March 20, 2024
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm EST

Credits 1 LU | Elective


When upgrading a facility or exterior space with a new lighting system, capturing the existing conditions is absolutely fundamental to the success of any retrofit project. Without an accurate assessment, lighting practitioners cannot possibly deliver a confident retrofit cost and savings proposal. Join us as we explore the proven process of collecting existing conditions and maximizing the chances for a successful project.

Learning Objectives

  • Learn how to prepare for an onsite lighting audit and how to maximize assessment accuracy.
  • Evaluate the anatomy of a successful lighting audit plan.
  • Understand how data management audit tools have evolved and what practitioners find effective today.
  • Discover veteran auditor tricks of trade including effective assessment methods, tool bag gadgets, and a helpful reference guide resource.


Frank Agraz
Frank Agraz
Director of Energy Efficiency
Eco Engineering

Frank Agraz has worked in the energy efficient lighting retrofit community for more than 25 years and serves as Director of Energy Efficiency at Eco Engineering. He and his team develop turnkey lighting projects and provide technical and educational support to the customer. Prior to his current role, he co-founded Maneri-Agraz Enterprises, a national turnkey lighting retrofit provider. He serves on the Board of Directors as Past President of the Illuminating Engineering Society. Mr. Agraz is Lighting Certified by the NCQLP and is the immediate past Exam Committee Chair, responsible for the group that develops and maintains the content of the annual LC exam. He graduated from Texas A&M University with a BS in Industrial Distribution.

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