Education Lighting

Lighting for education facilities demands smart solutions that deliver beautifully controlled lighting to address the unique needs of each space within the campus, indoors and outdoors.


Smart and Simple Education Lighting Solutions

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There is more to lighting in educational settings than just being able to see. Proper lighting sets the stage for a productive learning environment. But what is “proper” lighting for education when the needs of these spaces often change with the specific task at hand? The answer is lighting that is easily adjusted — in brightness and even in color temperature.


Education Lighting and Controls Solutions

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Environment is part of the learning experience, and lighting plays a key role. Easily controlled, quality light can have a positive impact on teachers and students.

Colleges and Universities

Higher education campuses are veritable cities. Lighting needs span from small classrooms to lecture halls to dormitories, plus offices and even street lighting.

Education Lighting Applications

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Smart lighting solutions can be a valuable tool in the modern classroom — saving energy and enhancing the learning environment.
Lighting solutions that support the multiuse nature of school libraries — from quiet reading to group collaboration — win here.
Corridor & Stairwell
Glare-free lighting with even, shadow-free distribution helps make corridors a comfortable path between classes.              
Gym solutions combine user-friendly controls with efficient but rugged luminaires, able to withstand whatever gets thrown at them.
Luminaires with an integrated control system deliver a flexible solution that can be as simple or dramatic as need be.
Solutions with networked controls that can optimize energy use and easily change effects meet both practical and aesthetic needs.
Total Building Management
Our smart platform leverages the internet of things to unify, control and monitor building systems and analyze performance.
Student housing solutions combine lighting that’s rugged enough to stand the test of time with controls to reduce energy use.
Luminaires and controls designed and certified to operate safely in a wet and warm environment provide the ideal pool solution.

Featured Resource

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Real Benefits of Tunable White Lighting in a Classroom: Hear it from the Teacher, Principal, & Kids

Davis Elementary school recently had new LED classroom lighting and classroom lighting controls installed in their school. The Principal, teachers, and students are already noticing how the new lights create a positive learning environment. Tunable white lighting can deliver benefits in the classroom that go beyond what you might think. Here’s a real-life example of the impact that it can have on the learning environment.


Education Lighting Resources

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What is Tunable White Lighting
U of I ECE Building Case Study
WEBINAR: Controls on Every Campus
How Changing My Classroom Lighting Made a Big Impact on Kids’ Learning

Featured Products

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BLT nTune

Lithonia Lighting®
Lithonia Lighting® and Acuity Controls™ bring lighting adaptability in an easy-to-use plug & play platform. With simple elegance, nLight delivers dimming and color tuning effects at the touch of a button.


Lithonia Lighting®
The BLTR Series provides quick, easy installation into most existing luminaires. It provides look, feel and performance of a full fixture replacement at a fraction of the cost – reducing installation cost and materials.


Bruno LED’s pure rectangular form has been inspired by minimalist master Mies van der Rohe and created following his philosophy of Less is More. Less adornment. More advancement. Less excess. More excellence.

Cerra 10

A classic design available in LED, the Cerra 10 LED is an architectural suspended luminaire delivering high-quality and visually comfortable illumination.


Mark Architectural Lighting™
The SLOT LED family combines modern aesthetic elegance with unequalled performance and energy efficiency, design flexibility, seamless controls integration, and the service and support of an industry leader.


High performance solid-state recessed luminaire that blends quality of light with solid state illumination. High performance patented Bounding Ray optical design. 

nLight AIR

Acuity Controls™
nLight Air is a secure, high-performance wireless platform designed for integration into various lighting controls applications that seamlessly connect both indoor and outdoor lighting systems to Smart Building Ready solutions.

Unified Building Control

Distech Controls™
Wouldn't it be Easier if your HVAC and lighting systems worked together, in harmony?

A: Think about using lighting for more than just illumination. Lighting can be another tool in the modern learning environment. With technology advancements in LEDs and controls, it’s easy to incorporate functionality like dimming and even tunable lighting that can create an environment complementary to the specific activity.