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ICC, ASHRAE Outline Roles to Consolidate IgCC and 189.1 in Response to Call from Industry
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IES LC Study Group 2015
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International Year of Light 2015 (IYL)
The IES is a Gold Associate sponsor of the International Year of Light 2015 (IYL).
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enLIGHTen: IES International Year of Light Photo Contest 2015
In celebration of 2015 as the International Year of Light as proclaimed by UNESCO, the Emerging Professionals of IES (Illuminating Engineering Society) are giving you a reason to share your love for lighting for the next 6 months.
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The Richard Kelly Grant
2015 Call For Entries - Grant proposals must be submitted by June 30, 2015.
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Model Lighting Ordinance – 2011:
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2015 IES Street and Area Lighting Conference >
October 4-7, 2015 | Savannah, GA
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IES Allied Websites

The Association of Lighting and Mercury Recyclers


The Association of Lighting and Mercury Recyclers provides education and information on lamp recycling for government agencies, municipal authorities, industries and other business entities.


American National Standards Institute


A premier, online source for timely, relevant and actinable information on nation, regional and international standards and conformity assessment issues.


American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers


ASHRAE is organized for the sole purpose of advancing the arts and sciences of heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration for the public's benefit through research, standards writing, continuing education and publications.

A web page on the Advanced Energy Design Guide series of publications developed in collaboration with ASHRAE, The American Institute of Architects (AIA), IESNA, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) can be accessed directly www.ashrae.org/aedg  This site will provide the opportunity for submittal of case studies and feedback on the Guides.


CIE - The International Commission on Illumination


The International Commission on Illumination - also known as the CIE from its French title, the Commission Internationale de l´Eclairage - is devoted to worldwide cooperation and the exchange of information on all matters relating to the science and art of light and lighting, colour and vision, photobiology and image technology.


CIE/USA - The International Commission on Illumination


The CIE/USA represents the United States in the CIE international organization.





The International Dark-Sky Association. IDA's goal is to be effective in stopping the adverse environmental impact of light pollution and space debris.


International Association of Lighting Designers


IALD's vision: To set global standard for lighting design excellence.
IALD's mission: To serve worldwide members by promoting the practice of excellent lighting.


The Illuminating Engineering Institute of Japan (IEIJ)


The Illuminating Engineering Institute of Japan (IEIJ) contributes to the advancement of lighting in Japan by promoting research, education, and the spread of illumination technology.


Illuminating Engineering Society - Australia and New Zealand


The IESANZ is the sister organisation to the IESNA in Australia and New Zealand, working to promote the advancement of lighting in the region through education, research and demonstration.


The Institution of Lighting Engineers


The Institution of Lighting Engineers is the UK and Ireland's professional institution for all those involved in lighting. As the independent voice of the lighting profession, it promotes excellence in every form of lighting.


Junior Engineering Technical Society (JETS)


America’s leading non-profit educational organization opening the world of engineering and technology to students, parents, and educators through academic programs, career exploration materials, and online resources.




The largest architectural and commercial lighting Trade Show in North America and the world's largest architectural and commercial lighting Conference.


Lux Pacifica


The Lux Pacifica was developed by James Jewell (IESNA) and Warren Julian (IESANZ) after seeing the success of the Lux Europa conferences of the European lighting societies. The Lux Pacifica, however, had the additional goals of assisting developing countries and emphasising the importance of good lighting design.




NALMCO is a non-profit trade association committed to promoting professional lighting management techniques, the benefits of quality lighting and to fostering the expansion of the lighting management industry in a professional and ethical manner for the benefits of its members and end users.


National Council on Qualifications for the Lighting Professions (NCQLP)


Through a peer-review process, the NCQLP establishes the education, experience and examination requirements for certification in the lighting industry.


National Lighting Bureau (NLB)


The National Lighting Bureau (NLB) is a nonprofit organization founded in 1976 to educate lighting decision-makers about the benefits of High-Benefit Lighting®.


Nuckolls Fund for Lighting Education


The Nuckolls Fund for Lighting Education is an endowment fund that gives annual grants in support of college-level programs that inspire students with an understanding of light in architecture.




Society for Information Display is comprised of the top scientists, engineers, corporate researchers, and business people of the display industry, valued at over US$100B annually. SID was formed in 1962 to promulgate display technology, and that work continues today, publishing a monthly Journal of SID, Information Display magazine, and our annual Digest of Technical Papers, which are presented at our annual spring Display Week Symposium and Exhibition. These publications are available online without additional charge for members.


Society of Photographic Instrumentation Engineers


Serving engineers and scientists in the field of optics, photonics and related technical areas, SPIE offers continuing education, CD-ROM and video short courses.


Underwriters Laboratories Inc


Underwriters Laboratories Inc. (UL) is an independent, not-for-profit product safety testing and certification organization. UL has tested products for public safety for over a century. Each year more than 16 billion UL Marks are applied to products worldwide.


U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)


The Washington, D.C.-based U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) is a 501 c3 non-profit organization committed to a prosperous and sustainable future for our nation through cost-efficient and energy-saving green buildings.
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