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Date: Thursday, October 20th, 2016


Topic: LED Lighting - History, Engineering & Expectations


For Info contact:  Marcia Falk, Wood Institute


Presented by: Matt Bindel, LC   Western Regional Lighting,  Manager, WESCO Distribution


Presentedbyvisit www.Wesco.comMatthew B. Bindel, LCRegional Outdoor Lighting Manager WESCO Distribution, Inc.(310) 488-8609mbindel@wesco.comDescription:

Mr. Bindle will discuss the evolution of LED lighting including history, engineering, technology, standards, legislation and best practices.  LED lighting is not the same as it was just two years ago and the benefits in illumination, efficiency and cost effectiveness are extremely rewarding.  This seminar will develop a better sense of awareness of LED technology and bring empowerment to the attendee.


Bio: Matt Bindel is the West Regional Outdoor Lighting Manager at Wesco Distribution.  Representing one of the largest electrical wholesale distributors in the country, Matt works with a variety of end users and manufacturers to develop their outdoor lighting initiatives. He works with utilities, cities, universities, military bases and other end users to share credible and current information relating to new outdoor lighting technologies, standards, legislation and best practices. A 16 year veteran of the lighting industry, Matt has had visibility to hundreds of outdoor lighting projects across the U.S.  Matt graduated from Cal Poly San Luis Obispo with a BS in Mechanical Engineering, received his MBA from the University of Southern California, and has his Lighting Certification (LC) from the National Council of Qualified Lighting Professionals (NCQLP). He has also conducted dozens of educational presentations on a variety of topics relating to outdoor lighting including the following subjects:


  • LED’s – Advantages and where is the technology headed in the future
  • Developing an LED performance specification
  • Retrofitting : HID equivalency in LED
  • Sports Lighting and large area floodlighting application
  • Induction / Plasma / Other Sources: lost in the shadow of LED?
  • Intelligent diagnostics & controls opportunities for outdoor lighting
  • WESCO lighting services available: comparative analyses, ROI calculations, photo metric layouts / design services



Members & Guests - $35

Students - $10, dinner & presentation

Students - presentation only - free



5:30 - 6:00  Social time

6:00 - 7:30 pm:  Dinner (We will make arrangements for dinner)

6:30:  Introduction of Speaker / Presentation / Tour

6:35 - 8:00 pm:  Speaker / Thank you / Announcements



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