ComEd and Nicor Gas, together with our education partner The Energy Center University  

ComEd® and Nicor Gas New Construction Service
Financial incentives and technical assistance available for energy efficiency.

If your business or design firm is in the early design stage of a new construction or major renovation project in Chicago or northern Illinois, you should know about the ComEd and Nicor Gas New Construction Service.

The New Construction Service combines financial incentives and technical assistance such as energy modeling to encourage owners, developers and design teams to incorporate energy-saving strategies in their building’s design. Applications must be submitted early in the design phase to qualify for the program (design development or earlier).

For more information visit the New Construction Service website. For questions or to discuss a specific project, contact the New Construction Service team at 855.433.2700 or

Lighting and daylighting: design, controls and technology



Wed, May 22, 2013
Metropolitan Chicago Healthcare Council
222 South Riverside Plaza
Suite 1900 (19th floor)
Chicago, IL  |  map

Lighting design is a mix of art and science—the art of enhancing beautiful spaces with complementary lighting and the science of circuitry and control system implementation for optimal efficiency. Lighting can be a substantial part of a building's operating expenses, plus it is a rapidly evolving industry. This makes it essential to stay current on the latest design strategies, technologies and tools. Join us for an in-depth look at what's new in lighting and daylighting.  more...


Test your lighting and daylighting knowledge. Questions include:

T or F: LEDs are easy to dim.

T or F: Daylight has more light per unit of heat than electric lights.

Take our 10 question online quiz.

agenda  8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.  more...

Cost $169  more...

Credits  IACET | AIA | GBCI | IES | ISPE | NCQLP  more...

presented by  James Benya, PE, FIES, FIALD, Director, Advanced Lighting Design Program  more...


If you have any general questions or would like more information, please contact the education department at 608.210.7114 or