California Advanced Lighting Controls Training Program

  1. K-12 schools and on-site daycare are considered Type ________ by California’s energy Efficiency Standards.
    Type E
  2. 3 wire phase control is a dimming control signal that is commonly used with what type of lighting?
    fluorescent and led lighting.
  3. Heat sinks are necessary to conduct heat away from what?
    The LED
  4. It is most appropriate to use spaces and areas near windows and skylights for daylight harvesting and _________?
    and lighting control systems.
  5. Lumen maintenance is used with what type of lighting?
    a dimming lighting system uses lumen maintenance.
  6. Are T5 lamps shorter in length than T8 lamps?
  7. Certain types of outdoor luminaries require automatic lighting controls to reduce their output when the space becomes vacant.  When these are required, the luminaire must be reduced between _______and _______ % of full output.
    40 and 80 percent.
  8. What does an astronomical time clock do?
    It automatically adjusts on and off times based on season and location.
  9. What methods are used in the prescriptive approach to demonstrate compliance with the standards?
    Area, complete building, and tailored method.
  10. What sensor detects motion through a change in ultrasonic sound waves? For this reason, such a device is not allowed within how many feet of HVAC vents?
    An ultrasonic occupancy sensor.  For this reason, such a device is not allowed within 4 feet.
  11. Illuminance is a measurement of what?
    Illumanance is a measurement of how much light is striking a surface. Think of the word “Illuminate”.
  12. Fle power is found where?
    in energy harvesting controllers that draw their power from the manual effort of pushing a switch.
  13. switching luminaries in response to available daylight is most often recommended for areas of _____________where occupants are not required to have long term visual concentration.
    frequent occupant movement.
  14. The lifetime of an LED luminaire is dependent on_____?
  15. Luminous intensity describes the intensity of light in how many directions?
  16. luminaries controlled by a low voltage lighting control system are wired to the?
    lighting relay control panel.
  17. What is used to diffuse or direct the light emitted by the LED?
    Optical elements
  18. The 2013 Building Energy Efficiency Standard defines “ any change to the building that increases the volume of the conditioned or unconditioned space” is what?
    building addition
  19. Mesh networks can be what? Define a Mesh Network.
    wired or wireless: A mesh network is a network topology in which each node relays data for the network. All mesh nodes cooperate in the distribution of data in the network. Mesh networks can relay messages using either a flooding technique or a routing technique. Wireless mesh networks often consist of mesh clients, mesh routers and gateways
  20. instead of an integral current limiter what is used?
    a supplementary overcurrent protection panel. An integral current limiter looks like a rocker switch on a box at the end of track lighting to eliminate current loss.
  21. t5 lamps reach maximum light output at a higher or lower temperature as compared to other fluorescent lights?
  22. An automatic transfer switch does what regarding lighting?
    Transfers a lighting circuit to an emergency power supply if normal power fails.
  23. A secondary side lit zone can best be described as what?
    and area adjacent to a primary side lit zone.
  24. source efficacy in mathematical terms is what?
    source lumens divided by power consumed.
  25. Luminance is a measurement of what?
    light exiting a surface.
  26. What is the CRI (Color Rendering Index) of an 835 fluorescent lamp?
    between 80 and 89
  27. areas >/= 100 square feet with connected lighting load >.5 W/sq ft must meet one of the following requirements.
    • using the acronym MAD LT
    • Manual dimming
    • Automatic daylighting
    • Demand response
    • Lumen maintenance 
    • Tuning
  28. What is useful for saving energy in low occupancy spaces and is required to be used in less than 100 sq ft rooms or smaller in the state of California?
    A timer switch.
  29. Mesh and star network topologies are often used with what?
    Network lighting systems. Both wired and wireless.
  30. Daylight harvesting controls are required in certain space per the 2013 standard and they must reduce the electric lighting by at least ________% when sufficient daylight is available.
  31. A partial off occupancy sensor turns off part of the lighting in an area during vacancy and back on during occupancy and must dim the lighting equal to at least ______%.  The timeout must be no more than________.
    • 50%
    • 30 minutes.
    • (not a vacancy sensor: automatic off/ manual on)
  32. A modular lighting control system is a ________?
    distributed system that uses wired communication. (distributed system can also refer to battery power systems in power supply)
  33. Fluorescent ballast power factor is a measure of?
    How efficiently (efficacy) electrical power is delivered to a lamp.
  34. Daylight harvesting controls are required in certain spaces per 2013 standards (ASHRAE 90.1) and must reduce the lighting by __________% when sufficient daylight is available.
  35. The amount of time it takes half a set of flourescent test lamps to fail is what?
    An average rated lamp life for a fluorescent lamp.
  36. What requires dimming ballasts or drivers for implementation?
  37. Dimmers and occupancy sensors are regulated by California's?
    appliance efficiancy standards.
  38. According to California's appliance efficiency standards, a dimmer cannot consume more than _______watt(s) in the off position?
  39. ASHRAE/IESNA 90.1 2010 requires occupancy sensors or timing switches in all __________.
    small offices.
  40. Powerline carrier systems use the energized conductor for transmission of the __________.
    control signal.
  41. Single stall bathrooms less than ________sq ft. are allowed the use of countdown timer switches to comply with the standards.
  42. 3 wire phase control dimmers use how many hot wires?
    2: one for switching and one for dimming.
  43. t5 lamps are how large in diameter and what about t8’s
    t5 is 5/8 inch and t8 are one inch in diameter.
  44. two or more groups of lights controlled independently within the same space defines what?
    multi-level switching.
  45. daylight harvesting regulates indoor lighting based on what?
    available daylight.
  46. The current adopted minimum commercial energy code is?
    ashrae/iesna 90.1 2010
  47. A universal voltage ballast can do what?
    operate multiple voltages.
  48. When light output of an LED has decreased by 30% this defines what?
    Average rated life.
  49. What type of relays are on e of the primary types of switching relay in a low voltage system?
    2 wire, 1 coil electrically held.
  50. An instant start ballast delivers what type of voltage to instantly start a fluorescent lamp?
    Very high.
  51. Magnetic and electronic fluorescent ballasts operate at ______ frequencies?
  52. The most common type of control solution is what?
    line voltage switching.
  53. two lighting systems that cannot operate at the same time in the same space defines what?
    interlock lighting systems.
  54. dimming ballasats will only operate with what?
    control systems of the same technology. IE: 0-10 volts, DALI, phase dimming, etc.
  55. Any LED equipped with a PWM driver is what?
  56. An LED driver isolates what?
    the LED system from high voltage.
  57. To control a space from 5 locations you need what?
    2 x 3 ways and 3 four ways. Note: you can only ever have 2 x 3 ways and as many 4 ways as you want.
  58. What will not respond to a change in indoor lighting levels?
    open-loop sensing sytems.
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California Advanced Lighting Controls Training Program
This is from the IBEW local 332 CALCTP program used in two parts (A and B) for certification to become an verification tester certified with the state of California. Topics include demand response, daylight harvesting, LED, wattstopper, Lighting control panels, and more. Of 150 questions you will get 60 as of March 2016