Developing an Effective Lighting Controls Sequence of Operation

November 17, 2022 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Katie O’Byrne’s
121 Wall St
NY 12305
$10 - $25

The IES Albany Section is proud to present our November 17th 2022, in-person, AIA Presentation DEVELOPING AN EFFECTIVE LIGHTING CONTROLS SEQUENCE OF OPERATION.  Presented by Michael Clemens – Mike is the Director of Sales for Controls and Embedded Lighting Solutions for Acuity Brands.  Previously he was Sr. Value Stream Manager for the nLight and Sensor Switch product lines at Acuity Brands, leading the group responsible for product development, product marketing and marketing communications. Prior to Acuity, Mike spent eight years at Newell Rubbermaid in various sales and marketing management roles and was responsible for launching and growing the RHINO product line in the Electrical and datacomm markets.  He also managed the IRWIN and LENOX channel marketing team for Newell Rubbermaid in the Electrical, Plumbing and Construction markets.  A veteran of the datacomm and telecom markets, Mike has previously directed the marketing functions for LAN and Fiber connectivity products as well as high speed fiber optic transport systems.  Mike holds a BA from Siena College and an MS from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

Lighting controls can have a significant impact on energy savings and the owner’s bottom-line in the modern built environment. This course will provide insight into how codes, design trends and system integration influence the design and implementation of effective lighting controls strategies based upon a desired sequence of operation.


  • Remove challenges and unknowns from the project design phase and convert them to expectations
  • Learn how to develop a simple sequence of operation from code requirements
  • Develop strategies to utilize lighting & controls to maximize energy savings by application
  • Create the proper documentation to ensure an effective sequence of operation and specification to deliver owner satisfaction

DATE: Thursday, November 17th, 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Happy Hour, Sign In, and Dinner Orders: 5:30 – 6:30 pm
Dinner and Accredited Presentation 6:30 – 7:30 pm
Networking / Display Table 7:30 – 8:30 pm                                           

WHERE: Katie O’Byrne’s | 121 Wall St, Schenectady, NY 12305

Katie O’Byrnes Irish Pub (

FEE: $10 for IES Members, $25 for non-members, $15 for students
Open bar and meal of choice off the restaurant menu are included in your ticket price.                                   

TO ATTEND: Please RSVP to [email protected] by November 16th, 2022 to ensure an accurate head count.
To pay in advance, please contact Michael Schietzelt @ 518-312-3895 or you can pay the night of the event.


Thank you to our Event Sponsor:
Acuity Brands