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Memorial Service for IES past president John Selander
A memorial service has been planned for IES past president John Selander in Detroit. The service will take place on Sunday, August 9th at 2:00 pm, at the Woodside Bible Church, Ford Theater Building,123 Selden Street, Detroit.

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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There once was a bill….

S.3059, the National Energy Efficiency Enhancement Act of 2010, better known in the lighting arena as the “Outdoor Lighting Bill”, was also introduced by Sen. Bingaman (D-NM) in March. This bill has 9 bi-partisan co-sponsors, but did not come out of committee.
Another bill introduced last year by Sen. Bingaman (D-NM), S.1462, the American Clean Energy Leadership Act (ACELA), has morphed into S.3925, A bill to amend the Energy Policy and Conservation Act to improve the energy efficiency of, and standards applicable to, certain appliances and equipment, and for other purposes. This new bill is a watered down version of ACELA, but in the process, it has absorbed S. 3059.

Some of the relevant lighting provisions in S.3925:
1. New incandescent reflector lamp standards
2. Requirements for GU-24 based lamps
3. Outdoor lighting provisions such as luminaire efficacies, the use of the BUG system, and the banning of mercury HID lamps as of 2016.

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