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Switch up your lighting sales

Welcome to the latest in our series of quick quizzes. In this issue we are focusing on Lighting Systems and Controls, one of the EDA’s suite of 12 distance-learning training modules, part of the Product Knowledge Programme, and a follow-up to Lighting (Introduction).

Professional know-how to drive sales

Although each wholesaler business is different, it is estimated that lighting accounts for around 14% of the products sold by businesses like yours. And it’s big business, worth over £500+ million in the UK.

Improving your team’s technical know-how through the EDA’s training could unlock additional revenue for your business. In this training they’ll learn about:

  • Types of lighting controls
  • Dimming LED Retro-Fit lamps and LED fixtures
  • Multi-way control of stand-alone dimmers
  • Wired low-voltage lighting control protocols
  • Low-voltage wiring for lighting controls
  • Motion sensors
  • Wireless lighting controls
  • The Internet of Things and smart-phone app controls
  • Emergency lighting controls
  • Lighting control modules in commercial buildings

Years of knowledge to give your team a commercial edge

City & Guilds accredited, this training programme harnesses decades of combined expertise from product experts at EDA manufacturers and allied trade associations to create an accessible and practical training opportunity for you and your team.

Test your knowledge

Have a go at this quiz sampled from the Lighting Systems and Controls training Textbook.

Check your answers below – but no peeking. If the results show that you need to boost your team’s know-how, talk to the EDA today.

Test your knowledge

Q1: What are the names given to the two types of mains-dimming techniques?

Q2: What is a photocell used to measure or detect?

Q3: What is the difference between an occupancy sensor and a vacancy sensor?

Q4: Is it correct to describe all wireless controls as using wifi?

Q5: How does a PIR sensor detect motion?

Q6: Can two “master” dimmers be connected together?

For the answers click here.

How did you do?

Full marks: fantastic, you’re entitled to call yourself Professor for the rest of the day.

3-5 out of 6: not bad. Could the EDA training help you to fill in any gaps in your knowledge?

Less than 3: the EDA Product Knowledge Programme could be just what you need to boost sales.

For more on this, and the other 11 Modules in the Programme, and to place your order, visit: www.rdr.link/WH005

If you’re a Manager looking for a flexible and convenient way to train your team to drive sales, get in touch on 020 3141 7350 or email: training@eda.org.uk


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