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Living Building Challenge and Commercial Lighting Controls | LIVE WEBINAR

Thu, 4/16/2020 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm


This course covers the International Living Future Institute’s Living Building Challenge (LBC) Standard and the Living Building Certification.  

The LBC is a philosophy, certification and advocacy tool for construction projects to move beyond being “Less Bad” and to become “Truly Regenerative”.  The LBC defines the most advanced measure of sustainability in the built environment today and aims to transform how we think about every act of design and construction as an opportunity to positively impact society without ecological offense.

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


Learning Objectives 

  • Introduction & Scope – Understand the purpose, scope, and application of the ILFI and the Living Building Challenge.
  • Raise the Bar - Driving Factors behind Designing and Building beyond required Energy Codes.
  • Define Imperatives – Examine the (10) Core Imperatives for Petal Certification and others for Full LBC Certification.
  • Define Petals – Learn the (7) Petals or Performance Categories for Certification.
  • Additional ILFI Certification Programs - Review the Living Community Challenge, Just, Declare, and Red List. 


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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