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Lumens offers a number of valuable, free web-based training courses exclusively for our Trade Partners on a number of topics valuable to your design practice. Each course is CEU-certified, so enrolling and attending earns 1 CEU credit for both NBKA and IDCEC members.

Find our upcoming webinar schedule and registration details below:

Lighting Through the Seasons by Kichler

Thursday, July 26, 10am-11am PDT

Presenter: Jeffrey R Dross, Kichler Lighting

Education Credits: LA CES 1 Hour – Professional Development Hours (PDH) (not HSW)

In this 1-hour webinar, learn the importance of a well-designed lighting plan across every season. Kichler will discuss the addition of lighting to landscape design, show its impact and share some methods and options to maximize lighting across all four seasons. Learn:

  • How to design a landscape lighting plan that will function throughout the year
  • How the introduction of new landscape lighting control systems can help your landscape lighting designs even further by controlling light patterns in different seasons
  • Ways to incorporate “Holiday Lighting” into a well-designed landscape lighting plan


Jeffrey Dross of Kichler Lighting


In 1974, while studying Architecture, Jeff Dross started his career in residential lighting. Chiefly concerned with running Engineering for 25 years, he has since been involved in many other facets of the business including Product Management where he concentrated on Landscape, Systems and Energy-Efficient lighting, QA, Graphics, production trouble-shooting, International vendor communications and an ERP systems implementation. He is currently Corporate Director, Education and Industry Trends while continuing as their often-quoted media spokesperson. Jeff understands that the face of residential lighting is ever changing and has been involved in a number of industry roundtables that are working to plan for the future. Jeff has also authored a number of articles about lighting for trade publications, consumer magazines and web journalism. He is the recipient of the American Lighting Association’s 2015 Pillar of the Industry Award.