LED Lighting Workshop

This event occurred on May 17, 2018. A description of the event and links to presentations are included below.​

Event description: Attend this event in Manhattan, Kansas to learn more about the current state of lighting technologies, what to look for and expect when doing a lighting upgrade, and information about potential funding opportunities. More details to come. If you have any questions or would like to be a part of this event, contact the Kansas Energy Program by email or phone (785-532-6026). 

Intended audience: School superintendents, facility managers, energy managers, city managers, commercial or industrial facilities, or any facility wanting to conduct an LED retrofit.


Time Topic Speaker
9:00-9:15 Introductions David Carter, Kansas Energy Program
9:15-10:15  LEDs: Where Were We; Where Are We?/Trends in LED Lighting (Technology, IoT, Lighting Systems) Dana Gordon, BioStar Renewables
10:15-10:30 Exhibitions/Networking -
10:30-11:30 Importance of Conducting a Lighting Audit

Tim Nelson, Managed Energy Systems

11:30-12:30 Lunch/Networking/Exhibitions -
12:30-1:30 Challenges in Lighting Retrofits - Lighting Characteristics Fred Hasler, PE, LEED AP, Architectural Engineering and Construction Science
1:30-2:00  Networking (Room Reset) -
2:00-3:00  Hands-on Implementation (Lighting Retrofits) -
3:00-4:00  Wrap up/Potential Funding Kansas Energy Program


Vendors attending

  • C&O Electric Sales
  • Keystone Technologies
  • Mercer Zimmerman
  • Premier Lighting & Controls
  • RAB
  • Stanion Wholesale Electric Co.
  • Titan LED Inc.

Cost to attend: $25, to cover the cost of lunch and parking. 


Kansas State University, Engineering Extension (at the Unger Complex)
2323 Anderson Avenue, Suite 300 (third floor of tower)
Manhattan, KS  66502