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. Every month we will announce a “Theme of the Month” to which you will post “lighting” photos related to the chosen theme. You can post as many photos as you wish and at the end of each month, for bragging rights only, we will announce our favourite photo of the month. In August, a group of industry professional judges will select the top 3 entrants based on their photo originality, uniqueness, relevance to the theme of the month, activity and interaction with the public.
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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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The Lighting Handbook, 10th Edition
PDF version >
Print version >

Advanced Energy Design Guides: Free Download >

Model Lighting Ordinance – 2011:
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Undocumented Changes - Memorandum >

Roadway Lighting Committee Meeting >
March 26 – 27, 2015 | Houston, TX
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LD+A Hot Topics

LD+A - The Magazine of the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America


How do we reconcile green design with quality lighting? Are LEDs really the future of lighting? Which lighting research projects are making the greatest impact? Which lamps, fixtures and control systems make the most sense in certain applications? Articles and essays in the “Hot Topics” section explore these questions.

    The LED Testing & Application section touches on the Department of Energy’s efforts to introduce solid-state lighting into the marketplace, as well as case histories on trend-setting installations.

    The Lighting Research & Education section offers an overview of the cutting-edge work taking place in some of the most prestigious lighting labs in the world, as well as articles on corporate and university education for practitioners, graduate students and undergrads.

    The Sustainable Design section includes case histories and essays on best practices in green design.

    The Lamps & Fixtures in the Field section features technology comparisons, in addition to innovative applications.

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