Bob Henderson has worked in lighting over the past 30 years as a consultant, lighting center principal instructor, lighting sales agent, utility lighting specialist, and director of lighting and controls training. He served three terms as section president of the IES Raleigh Section, is past chair of the IESNA Utility Committee, and currently a voting member of the IESNA Outdoor Lighting Environmental Committee. Bob has presented over 75 different lighting seminars on indoor and outdoor lighting and controls during his career, including the popular Energy Efficiency for Cost-effective Lighting sponsored by the NCSU Industrial Extension Service, Basic Lighting Design for interior designers, and architects and Energy Efficient Lighting – Basic and Advanced levels. He has worked with cities and counties across North and South Carolina to develop over 25 Municipal and County Outdoor Lighting Ordinances.
Bob has earned three Edwin F. Guth Awards of Merit for interior lighting design and one Waterbury Award for the relighting of the North Carolina State Capitol. He also redesigned the Governor of North Carolina’s press room and the WRAL-TV newsroom. He currently holds the LC (Lighting Certified) and CLEP (Certified Lighting Efficiency Professional) lighting credentials. Bob served on the NCQLP Text committee for ten years, including chair for two years and later as their senior advisor.
Bob is currently the lead instructor for preparation courses for the LC (Lighting Certified) by the NCQLP and sponsored by RAB Lighting and the CLEP (Certified Lighting Efficiency Professional) and sponsored by the Association of Energy Engineers. Bob left Progress Energy in 2012 as Technical Lighting Consultant and joined Cree as Manager, Lighting Education. For the past four years, he has served as Director of Training at RAB Lighting.