Instructor: Bonnie Prinse

Board: Louisiana Residential Contractor (LSLBC)

Credit Hours: 1.00
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Approval Number: PACE-0142

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Course Description

Florida CILB Course Approval Number: 0009015

Florida ECLB Course Approval Number: 0008167

This one-hour, Interactive Distance Learning course was designed to present Florida Building Inspectors with an overview and introduction to daylighting strategies. Presented are topics that discuss daylighting benefits, concepts and technical considerations that effect lighting efficiency and cooling loads such as glare, aperture placement, glazing transmittance and more. You’ll be introduced to strategies that encourage and enhance interior lighting and promote energy savings. At the conclusion of this course you’ll be required to take an exam and, upon successful completion, will receive credit for this course as a part of your continuing education requirements.

One (1) hour

This course contains at least one hour of Business Practices (BSP) For CILB Only
This course contains at least one hour of Technical (T) For ECLB Only



This one hour of instruction we will discuss the following topics from "Daylighting for Energy Efficiency:"

    • An introduction to daylighting strategies
    • Sustainable building strategies in new construction and renovation
    • Energy savings for the building occupant



Course Objectives

At the conclusion of this course, the contractor will have been introduced to practices that will encourage the use of sustainable building strategies in new construction and renovation of existing buildings. With "green" daylighting features incorporated in buildings, energy savings for the building occupant as well as the community, will be realized.

Instructor Bio

Bonnie PrinseBonnie Prinse

Ms. Prinse holds a BS Degree in Environmental Studies from Eckerd College and has pursued master degree studies in Aquatic Zoology at the University of South Florida. She has written scientific portions of impact statements for wetland/upland land delineation, endangered species studies, and water quality testing while employed with a civil engineering and architectural firm in Tampa, FL. Her experience in environmental studies and new construction lend itself to documentary film making, particularly environmental stories that have taken her to the Amazon in Peru and to Costa Rica. Most recently her involvement with earthen construction projects led to a video production showcasing the benefits of building “green.”

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