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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President Obama addresses the audience at Cree

The following excerpt is from a White House press release subsequent to President Obama’s visit to Cree, an LED manufacturer in North Carolina. This Public Policy webpage entry is not meant to highlight or endorse one particular manufacturer; it is meant to illustrate the President’s Better Buildings Initiative, which supports energy retrofits, and, in turn, supports the lighting industry. As we are all aware, most new construction must meet strict energy codes such as ANSI/ASHRAE/IES Standard 90.1 or the IECC, but existing buildings are the low hanging fruit that can produce immediate reductions in energy consumption and huge savings in energy cost for building owners.

Obama also touted his new Better Buildings Initiative, which aims to help business owners upgrade buildings for energy efficiency. It’s a move the president says could save America’s businesses up to $40 billion a year on their utility bills. “And obviously that $40 billion could be better spent growing and hiring new workers. It will boost manufacturing of energy-efficient products like those made here at Cree. It will put contractors and construction workers back on the job. It is a win-win-win-win proposition.” See a full transcript of the president’s remarks here.

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