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CONSTRUCTION 151: Proper Installation With a Comprehensive Plan (DID) Design, Install and Documentation

Learning Objectives

  • Identify why Lighting Systems Fail Over Time.
  • Discuss the 7 Deadly Sins Of landscape Lighting consisting of Voltage drop and wiring Methods, Connections, Glare, Design, Material, Corrosion / Wicking and Future Considerations.
  • Follow D.I.D. (Design, Install and Documentation)
    Design: Follow fundamental laws of Lighting to expand the Space.
    Install: Use Time tested Procedures for Long Term Sustainable health of the System.
    Documentation: Discuss the Significance on why documentation is so important in Landscape Lighting.


Learn the basic understanding and the importance of proper install to prevent your lighting system from failing. Detailing proven steps so that mistakes are avoided during construction. Understanding basic concepts of S.M.A.R.T. which stands for Safe, Materials, Amps, Right, and Time. This will be the difference between a perfect install and a nonprofessional install. This will make the difference between project success and complete failure at some point.

Time/ Credits

1:75 hrs

Instructor TBD