Outreach News

DOE Publishes a Final Rule Pertaining to Standards for Rough Service Lamps and Vibration Service Lamps

January 2, 2018 – The U.S Department of Energy (DOE) has published a final rule in the Federal Register pertaining to Energy Conservation Standards for Rough Service Lamps and Vibration Service Lamps. This final rule is being issued in order to codify in the Code of Federal Regulations certain backstop requirements for rough service lamps and vibration service lamps that Congress prescribed in the Energy Policy and Conservation Act. The effective date of this rule is January 25, 2018. The…

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DOE Issues a Final Rule Pertaining to Standards for Rough Service Lamps and Vibration Service Lamps

December 21, 2017 — The U.S Department of Energy (DOE) has issued a pre-publication final rule pertaining to Energy Conservation Standards for Rough Service Lamps and Vibration Service Lamps. This final rule is being issued in order to codify in the Code of Federal Regulations certain backstops requirements for rough service lamps and vibration service lamps that Congress prescribed in the Energy Policy and Conservation Act. The effective date of this rule will be 30 days after this notice has…

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DOE Publishes a New Lighting Market Characterization

December 18, 2017 — The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Solid-State Lighting Program has released a new report that estimates the installed stock, energy use, and lumen production of all general-illumination lighting products operating in the U.S. in 2015. The third such report issued by DOE since 2002, it provides the baseline that helps DOE plan its R&D program, and is used by both governmental and nongovernmental organizations for planning and evaluating lighting opportunities as well as additional research efforts.…

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NIBS Report on Workforce and Water

The Consultative Council of the National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS) has published two summaries of its most recent annual report. The annual report contains identification, analysis, and recommendations of timely topics related to the built environment. The report is sent to Congress and the White House. The two topics in the report are “Developing and Maintaining a High Performance Workforce” and “Water Resources and the Built Environment”. These summaries are meant to highlight the topics and develop interest in…

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DOE Issues a Request for Information and Notice of Public Meeting Pertaining to the Process for Developing Energy Conservation Standards

November 30, 2017 — The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has issued a pre-publication Federal Register notice initiating a data collection process through a Request for Information (RFI) seeking comments and information to assist in identifying potential modifications to its “Process Rule” for the development of appliance standards. DOE will also hold a public meeting to receive input from interested parties on potential improvements to the “Process Rule”. This meeting will be held on January 9, 2018 at 9:30am. The…

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Energy Department Invests $8 Million in Efficient Lighting R&D

July 24, 2017 – The Solid State Lighting group, part of the U.S. DOE’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, has announced 7 new research projects it is funding in the areas of LED and OLED lighting. Click here for details: https://energy.gov.

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S. 1460 – The Energy and Natural Resources Act

On Thursday, June 29th Sens. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) and Maria Cantwell (D-Wash.), the Chair and Ranking Member, respectively, of the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, introduced S. 1460, the Energy and Natural Resources Act. The Energy section addresses several areas: Efficiency, Infrastructure, Supply, and Accountability.  This bill includes many provisions of S. 2012, The Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2016, which passed in the Senate in April 2016.  There were significant changes to the energy code section. The Alliance…

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USGBC calls for Committee Volunteers

June 13, 2017 – USGBC has issued a 2017 Call for Volunteers, accepting applications for eight LEED Committees now through 8/31. Professionals with experience in code development and code application are always needed. Interested applicants can learn more about each group on the LEED Committees webpage and review the USGBC Volunteer Opportunities webpage for the specific areas of expertise sought by each committee.

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NEMA Calls on Secretary of Energy to Complete Rulemaking for General Service Lamps

Following is a press release from NEMA calling on the DOE to complete its rulemaking for Incandescent General Service Lamps and the proposed 45 lpw minimum efficacy option originally stipulated by the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007.   Electroindustry proposes robust national standard for LED lamps exceeding 45 lumens per watt ROSSLYN, Va., April 27, 2017—The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) has formally requested that the Secretary of Energy complete a rulemaking for general service lamps (light bulbs)…

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ASHRAE/IES Standard 90.2-2007R, Energy Efficient Design of Low-Rise Residential Buildings

December 2, 2016 –Recognizing the amount of energy used by the residential building sector, ASHRAE and IES are revising their residential energy standard with a goal of making it 50 percent more efficient than the 2006 International Energy Conservation Code, which serves as the industry benchmark.  90.2 is open for public comment until Dec. 19, 2016. For more information or to submit comments, visit www.ashrae.org/publicreviews.

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EP Zoom Platinum Sponsor - $20,000

What’s in it for you?

  •    Sponsor 5 Students/Emerging Professionals and the EP Day presentation platform
  •    Visibility and awareness before breakout rooms and throughout the event
  •    Opportunity to present a live or prerecorded personal closing message (15 seconds-1 minute duration)
  •    Shout-outs throughout the event
  •    Recognition as an EP Program Sponsor on all event communication
  •    Recognition on the IES Annual Conference homepage
  •    Recognition on the IES Annual Conference Emerging Professional homepage

EP Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsor students and emerging professionals to attend the virtual Annual Conference event or the in-person Street & Area Lighting Conference. Student and EP recipients selected by Emerging Professional Committee.

EP Breakout Room Sponsor - $8,000

What do you get?

  •    Sponsor breakout room for live engagement and networking during EP Day
  •    Opportunity to present a live or prerecorded personal welcome message (15 seconds-1 minute duration)
  •    Visibility and awareness at the start of the schedule
  •    Personalized zoom backgrounds for moderators
  •    Recognition as an EP Program Sponsor on all event communication
  •    Recognition on the IES Annual Conference homepage
  •    Recognition on the IES Annual Conference Emerging Professional homepage
  •    Opportunity to provide personalized swag to attendees and moderators

EP Game Sponsor - $5,000

What are the benefits?

  •    Sponsor live interactive game session(s) during EP Day
  •    Ability to use your personal game hosting platform for the game session (IES can provide platform if needed)
  •    Be a Game Co-Host
  •    Opportunity to provide personalized swag or selection of IES publications as prize options

1 X Event Sponsor - $5,000

What’s in it for you?

  •    Visibility and awareness before breakout rooms and throughout the event – graphic image of logo
  •    Opportunity to submit a prerecorded personal opening/closing message (15 seconds-1 minute duration)
  •    Shout-outs throughout the event
  •    Recognition as a Leadership Forum Sponsor on all event communication
  •    Recognition on the Leadership Forum homepage

6 X Breakout Room Sponsor - $1,000 – (1 for each of 6 Breakout Rooms)

What do you get?

  •    Visibility and awareness at the start of the schedule – [verbal announcement/thank you]
  •    Personalized Zoom background for moderators – [moderators must use if provided by sponsor]
  •    Recognition as a Leadership Forum Sponsor on all event communication
  •    Recognition on the Leadership Forum homepage

3 X Leadership Forum Kahoot Game Sponsor - $500

What are the benefits?

  •    Sponsor live interactive Kahoot game session(s) during LF Day
  •    Be a Game Co-Host (optional)
  •    Recognition as a Leadership Forum Sponsor on all event communication
  •    Recognition on the Leadership Forum homepage

1x Gold Sponsor- $25,000

  •    Recognition as a Gold Sponsor in a fourth (1/4) page placement for 2 months in LD+A magazine
  •    Recognition as Gold sponsor on event app and all event communication, excluding Registration and Daily Digest communications
  •    Full registration for two (2) to the Annual Conference
  •    Company logo and hyperlink placed on exhibitor page within event app

2x Keynote Sponsor- $10,000

  •    2-3 minute Opening
  •    Introduce keynote speaker
  •    Company logo and hyperlink placed on exhibitor page within event app

5x Virtual Break Sponsor - $6,000

  •    Provided graphic visible during break duration
  •    Recognition as Virtual Break sponsor on event app and all event communications, excluding Registration and Daily Digest communications
  •    Full Registration for one (1) to the Annual Conference

1x Opening Session Sponsor- $5,000

  •    90-second video prior to session start
  •    Company logo and hyperlink placed on exhibitor page within event app

1x Closing Session Sponsor- $5,000

  •    90-second video prior to session start
  •    Company logo and hyperlink placed on exhibitor page within event app

1x Society Update Sponsor - $5,000

  •    Recognition as Society Update sponsor throughout web
  •    Recognition as Society Update sponsor on event app and all event communication, excluding Registration and Daily Digest communications
  •    Full registration for one (1) to attend the 2021 Annual Conference
  •    90-second video prior to session start

1x Registration Sponsor - $5,000

  •    Visibility as sole sponsor on the registration page and in all registration focused communications
  •    Company logo and hyperlink placed on exhibitor page within event app

1x Daily Digest Sponsor - $5,000

  •    Visibility as sole sponsor in all Daily Digest focused communications
  •    Recognition on event webpage and communications as Daily Digest Sponsor

10x Event App Exhibitor Page Sponsor - $1,000

  •    Company logo and hyperlink placed on exhibitor page within event app