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Fitwel Certification System and Lighting Considerations | LIVE WEBINAR

Wed, 4/8/2020 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm


This course covers the Fitwel Certification System developed by the GSA and CDC and administered by the Center for Active Design.  

Fitwel is a philosophy, certification, and advocacy tool for construction projects to move beyond being “Less Bad” and to become more concerned with supporting a healthier environment for the buildings. Fitwel is organized around specific incremental changes that will foster a healthier workplace. In the built environment today, this rating system can be applied to Multi-Tenant, Single-Tenant, or Commercial spaces. Lighting and Lighting Controls play a key role in any Fitwel project.

This webinar is designed for: Architects, Electrical Engineers, Lighting Designers, Contractors, Distributors, Inspectors, Building Officials, and anyone intersted in learning more about Fitwel's approach to lighting.


Learning Objectives 

  • Introduction & Scope – Understand the purpose, scope, and application of the Fitwel Certification System.
  • Raise the Bar - Identify driving factors behind creating healthier indoor and outdoor environments.
  • Define Fitwel Strategies – Examine the (12) Core Strategies.
  • Score - Underestand the scorecard system and Lighting and Controls applications.


Event Cost

Member: FREE

Non-member: $10 (Want to become a member? Join here!)

About our Webinar Host and Sustaining Partner: Penn Lighting Associates

Penn Lighting Associates represents the leading architectural, commercial, and residential lighting manufacturers, including the premier manufacturers of dimming, theatrical, and energy management lighting control systems. Our coverage area includes Pennsylvania, Delaware and New Jersey. 

We offer complete sales and educational product training programs for the professional specifier, contractor, and distributor markets. Proficient in AGI, CAD, and 3D rendering software, our Applications and Technical Support team offer specifiers and contractors professional product application support – from fixture layouts to point-by-point calculations and project specific data submittals. We specialize in fulfilling the lighting project requirements from specification to installation.

Serving the industry since 1960, the combined experience and expertise of Penn Lighting Associates ensures you get the lighting you want – on time and within budget. 

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Meet our Presenter

Joseph Gohn, National Sales Director, Energy Codes, Legrand

Joseph (Joe) Gohn is National Sales Director, Energy Codes for Legrand, North & Central America.  At Legrand, Joe works closely with direct and specification sales teams and marketing overseeing Commercial Office, Education, and Healthcare markets across the US. In addition, he conducts and develops energy code and sustainability training. Prior to joining Legrand, Joe was a Specification Sales Lead at Philips. Joe has more than 30 years of experience in the lighting/lighting controls industry and brings a wealth of knowledge in national energy codes and sustainability issues. He has numerous certifications, including CLCP, CLEP, CLMC, LC, LEED AP, WELL AP. Joe holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Management from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro and an MBA from High Point University.

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