Lutron Announces Third-Quarter Classes

Lutron Electronics third-quarter training classes are designed for A/V dealers and installers.
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Lutron Electronics has finalized plans for its third-quarter training classes, to be held throughout the U.S., beginning in July. The schedule is as follows:

Sivoia QED for Residential Systems Installers VA: 7/16; CA: 8/28;

2 Days - Ashland, VA, Cost: $200

2 Days - Irvine, CA, Cost: $200

Youll spend two days learning about Lutron's Sivoia QED products for roller shade, roman shade and drapery applications. Well give you a solid understanding of shading fabrics, and the tools to select the right fabric for installations that require solar, privacy or blackout shading. Well cover hands-on shade installation and programming, which includes an understanding of shade and control wiring and bracket hardware. A special emphasis will be placed on integrating Sivoia QED Shades into Lutron's HomeWorks and RadioRA Residential Systems. Knowledge of other residential Lutron lighting control products is required to succeed in this course.

Who should attend
A/V dealers and electrical contractors who are existing Lutron Residential Systems Providers or A/V dealers will benefit from learning how to add Window Shading to their home integration capabilities.

Topics covered
Lutrons natural light control product line
Choosing the right shading fabric and how fabrics affect visibility:
The difference between low voltage AC shading and traditional line voltage AC shading
The decorative trim options of Lineals for each system
Programming a QED system from multiple locations
The simple steps to successfully program a QED system:
Groupings, sub-groupings and presets
Control from keypads, custom keypads, IR and contact closure interfaces
Selecting the right level of integration for each application
System requirements, best practices, and designing flexibility into any application
Integrating with other Lutron Lighting Systems and A/V systems
Identifying, wiring and troubleshooting multiple LED drive codes
Installation of Sivoia QED 64 and QED 100 systems, including coupled and dual mounted shading systems
Quoting and ordering natural light control systems using Lutrons software application Shade Configuration Tool (SCT).
How shading solutions can help increase sales

Programming & Installing Daylight Control Systems: 7/25; 8/22; 9/19

2 Days
Ashland, VA
Cost: $200

This seminar immediately follows Selling & Designing Daylight Control Systems and brings a hands-on approach to shading concepts and Sivoia technology. Youll spend two days gaining an advanced understanding of motorized shades from application, design and installation perspectives. Youll learn how to wire and troubleshoot AC motor group controls, and learn how to integrate them with Lutron Lighting Systems and A/V systems.

Who should attend
Window Treatment Dealers, A/V Dealers, Installers, and Builders

Topics covered
Programming a QED system from multiple locations
Programming a QED system:
Groupings, sub-groupings and presets
Control from keypads, custom keypads, IR and contact closure interfaces
Selecting the right level of integration for any application
System requirements, best practices, and designing flexibility into any application
Integrating with other Lutron Lighting Systems and A/V systems
Identifying, wiring and troubleshooting multiple LED drive codes
Installation of Sivoia QED 64 and QED 100 systems, including coupled and dual mounted shading systems
Using best practices to program Sivoia and establish group and sub group control
Wiring Lutrons line of AC motorized group controllers


RadioRA Preferred System Provider for Dealers: 8/14

4 Days
Coopersburg, PA
Cost: $400

This 4-day seminar is the most advanced course for the RadioRA product line and will expand a custom automation dealers understanding of lighting control solutions. This course utilizes open discussions on technical specifications, product positioning, application and sales/marketing as well as hands-on product workshops to demonstrate both programming and design. Dealers walk away confident they can handle even the most demanding customer request. We will also evaluate .the applications and technical capabilities of Spacer System, GRAFIK Eye and Sivoia QED. Upon completion you will be recognized as one of Lutrons prestigious RadioRA Preferred Systems Providers.

Who should attend
A/V Dealers who have been pre-approved as RadioRA Preferred Systems Providers.

Topics Covered
RadioRA System Components
How to Design and Program RadioRA systems
Selling Techniques
Lighting Control applications in Home Theaters
RadioRA Hands On Workshops
Design
Programming (including Chronos system bridge)
Overview of Spacer System, Grafik Eye 3000, and Shading Solutions


Developing the Market for Home Theater Distribution: 8/20

2 Days
Coopersburg, PA
Cost: $0

This two-day course is designed to introduce new employees of Lutrons Home Theater Distributor network to the world of lighting control. We will discuss new trends in the market, the benefits of lighting control, how to position lighting control to dealers as well as a general overview of the technical specifications for Lutrons residential solutions. From controlling a basic home theater to lighting an entire home, you will walk away with the tools needed to sell the right system for every project.

Who should attend
Employees of AVAD or Lenbrook Home Theater Distributors

Topics Covered
Todays market for lighting control
Why and How to sell lighting control
Benefits and Applications of:
Spacer Systems
GRAFIK Eye
RadioRA
Basic programming and design of a RadioRA System

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