LED Streetlights - Best Practices in Energy Efficiency, Technology, and Deployment

January 21-22, 2021


Thursday, January 21, 2021 : Central Time

8:45 – 9:00 a.m. :: Log In and Welcome

9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. :: Course Timing

12:00 - 12:30 p.m. :: Lunch Break

9:00 – 9:30 a.m. :: Introduction to LEDs and Basics, Drivers

Light Sources for Roadway Lighting

9:30 –10:00 a.m. :: Part 2: Streetlighting Warrants Guidance (When to Light)

10:00 - 11:45 a.m. :: Part 3: SPDs, FCC, & Certifications

11:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. :: Q&A

12:00 – 12:30 p.m. :: Lunch Break

1:00 – 1:45 p.m. :: Part 4: Standards: RP-8-18, LM-79, LM-80, & TM-21

1:45 - 2:00 p.m. :: Q&A

2:00 – 2:30 pm :: Part 5: Color Metrics and CCT, Which Color to Use

2:30 - 4:00 pm :: Part 6: Installation Considerations                         

Planning and pitfalls

Evaluating Street Lighting for Energy Efficiency

Translating Design to Practice: How the Real World Gets in the Way

Utility Strategies for Deployment

Storm Restoration & Disaster Relief

Part 7: Streetlighting Design Basics

4:00 – 5:00 p.m. :: Introduction to ANSI/IES RP-08-14

Friday, January 22, 2021 : Central Time

8:45 – 9:00 a.m. :: Log In

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. :: Course Timing

9:00 – 9:30 a.m. :: Part 8: System Upgrade Case Study

9:30 – 10:00 a.m. :: Part 9: Protecting the Investment

10:00 – 10:45 a.m. :: Part 10: LED Luminaire Specifications and Selection

10:45 – 11:00 a.m. :: Q&A

11:00 -11:30 a.m. :: Part 11: Streetlighting Controls 

11:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. :: Part 12: LED Hot Topics Discussion & Wrap-up


Rick Kauffman, Principal, Kauffman Consulting LLC.

Rick Kauffman is the principal of Kauffman Consulting LLC, Buford, Georgia. Kauffman worked in product design and product application for lighting manufacturers for 25 years and in 2010 founded a firm to provide assistance to municipalities and utilities in selection and upgrade of LED streetlighting. He has contributed to and received over two dozen patents and has served on numerous IESNA, NEMA and ANSI committees related to lighting. Kauffman holds a Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from University of Memphis and a Master of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering from Vanderbilt University.

Martha Caneja, Sr. Manager for Business Operations, Florida Power & Light, Co.

Martha has been part of FPL for over 26 years where she’s worked in different disciplines under Customer Service’s Field Services, Account Management, Revenue Protection, and Power Delivery’s Field Operations, Reliability, Cost & Performance, Lighting Restoration and most recently overseeing the LED Engineering and Construction business, including billings and rates.

Kevin Luteran, Smart Streetlighting NY Manager, New York Power Authority

Kevin is responsible for overseeing the program and achieving the goal of converting 500,000 street lights to LED technology by 2025. To enhance the street light program Kevin has developed a new service to leverage the existing street light infrastructure to incorporate Smart City technology. He is also
created a street light maintenance service to ensure street lights remain operational long after the conversion for municipalities that convert their street lights through the NYPA. Before his role as Program Manager, Kevin was the Energy Manager for the City of Albany, He managed the implementation of the Albany Energy Plan which outlines 27 sustainability initiatives for the City to pursue to reduce municipal building energy consumption by 20% by 2020. In addition, Kevin advised the City regarding energy programs and policies to ensure a sustainable future for Albany. During his time with the City Kevin actively participated in the Utility Tariff proceeding to advocate for municipalities to purchase their street light systems from utilities by defining a fair evaluation of street light sales. Kevin also worked in performance contracting conducting the measurement and verification of guaranteed energy savings. He holds the following certification: Engineer in Training, Certified Energy Manager, Certified Energy Auditor, and Certified Measurement and Verification Professional, Kevin earned a degree in Energy Engineering from the Pennsylvania State University.

Kevin Fitzmaurice, Lighting Specialist, Georgia Power

Kevin Fitzmaurice is the Lighting Specialist for Georgia Power and currently serves as Southern Company’s Lead Product Engineer for all outdoor lighting products. He has more than 32 years of lighting and energy related experience, including extensive knowledge of illuminating engineering and outdoor lighting products. Fitzmaurice earned degrees in Electrical Engineering Technology and Computer Science. He currently serves as Chair of the ANSI C136 standards committee for roadway and area lighting products and is a member of several other ANSI standards committees. Fitzmaurice is also a long time active member of the Illuminating Engineering Society and is Lighting Certified by the National Council on Qualifications for the Lighting Professions.


We will be using Microsoft Teams to facilitate your participation in the upcoming event. You do not need to have an existing Teams account in order to participate in the broadcast – the course will play in your browser and you will have the option of using a microphone to speak with the room and ask questions, or type any questions in via the chat window and our on-site representative will relay your question to the instructor.