Outreach News

DOE Issues a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Pertaining to Test Procedures for Integrated Light-Emitting Diode Lamps

November 4, 2016 – The Department of Energy (DOE) has issued a pre-publication Federal Register notice of proposed rulemaking pertaining to test procedures for integrated light-emitting diode lamps. (October 28, 2016). The comment period closes 30 days after publication in the Federal Register. Find more information on how to comment on the rulemaking and other information including statutory authority, current standards and test procedures, waivers, exceptions, and exemptions, and contact information. All notices, public comments, public meeting transcripts, and supporting…

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ASHRAE/IES Publish 2016 Energy Efficiency Standard

October 28, 2016 – Numerous energy savings measures resulting from industry input are contained in the newly published energy efficiency standard from ASHRAE and IES. ANSI/ASHRAE/IES Standard 90.1-2016, Energy Efficiency Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings, contains 125 addenda published since the 2013 standard. The 2013 standard currently serves as the commercial building reference standard for state building energy codes. This 2016 version is the 10th edition published since the original standard was first published in 1975 during the…

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DOE Issues a Notice of Public Meeting Pertaining to Energy Conservation Standards for General Service Lamps

October 3, 2016 – The Department of Energy (DOE) has issued a pre-publication Federal Register notice of public meeting pertaining to energy conservation standards for general service lamps (September 27, 2016) DOE will discuss and receive comments on a proposed definition for general service lamps (GSLs) to be published in a forthcoming notice of proposed definition and data availability; DOE’s approach to analyzing the 22 lamps exempted from the statutory definition of general service incandescent lamp, including available sales data; challenges manufacturers may have in meeting…

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DOE Publishes a Final Rule Pertaining to Test Procedures for Compact Fluorescent Lamps

August 29, 2016 – The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has published a Federal Register notice of final rule pertaining to test procedures for compact fluorescent lamps and medium base compact fluorescent lamps 81 FR 59385 (August 29, 2016). The effective date of this rule is September 28, 2016. Representations must be based on testing in accordance with the final rule starting February 27, 2017. All notices, public comments, public meeting transcripts, and supporting documents associated with this rulemaking are included in Docket No. EERE-2015-BT-TP-0014.…

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DOE Issues a Notice of Partial Grant and Partial Denial of Petitions to Amend the Error Correction Rule

August 11, 2016 – The Department of Energy (DOE) has issued a pre-publication Federal Register notice granting in part and denying in part a series of petitions to amend a recently published rule that established a procedure through which a party can, within a prescribed period after DOE posts a rule establishing or amending an energy conservation standard, identify a possible error in such a rule and request that DOE correct the error before the rule is published in the Federal Register  (“error correction…

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Proposed ASHRAE/ACCA Standard for Energy Audits Open for Public Comment

ATLANTA, August 9, 2016 – A proposed joint standard from ASHRAE and ACCA establishes consistent practices for conducting and reporting energy audits is open for a 45-day American National Standards Institute (ANSI) public review. ASHRAE/ACCA Standard 211P, Standard for Commercial Building Energy Audits, is open for public comment from Aug. 5 until Sept. 19, 2016. To comment or learn more, visit www.ashrae.org/publicreviews. Standard 211P defines the procedures required to perform ASHRAE Level 1, 2 and 3 Energy Audits and provide…

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ASHRAE Standard to Provide Unity in Rating Systems Open for Public Comment

August 9, 2016 – Several proposed changes to a standard that will address energy performance in rating programs are open for public comment. ASHRAE Standard 214P, Standard for Determining and Expressing Building Energy Performance in a Rating Program, will provide a standardized approach for determining and expressing building energy performance in a rating program and standardizes the content of a label associated with the energy component of a rating program. It also will establish minimum requirements for rating program documentation.…

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ASHRAE Standard to Provide Unity in Rating Systems Open for Public Comment

August 8, 2016 – Several proposed changes to a standard that will address energy performance in rating programs are open for public comment. ASHRAE Standard 214P, Standard for Determining and Expressing Building Energy Performance in a Rating Program, will provide a standardized approach for determining and expressing building energy performance in a rating program and standardizes the content of a label associated with the energy component of a rating program. It also will establish minimum requirements for rating program documentation.…

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Systems Efficiency Initiative

June 16, 2016 – In early 2015, an initiative was launched—the “Systems Efficiency Initiative”—the Secretariat of which is the Alliance to Save Energy. A coalition of 40 organizations (industry, public sector and advocates) are involved (including the IES and IALD) and have published the first of two reports describing the benefits, activities, and needed research in implementing, and eventually codifying, a systems approach to overall building energy efficiency. The next phase has just started and should be completed by early…

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North American Energy Security and Infrastructure Act of 2016

May 15, 2016 – A new energy bill, S.2012, the “Energy Policy Modernization Act of 2016,” passed in the U.S. Senate on April 20 by a vote of 85-12. The House version passed last December. Conferencing will now begin to merge the two into a final bill for presentation to the president for signature. The bill addresses energy efficiency in buildings, appliances, manufacturing, and housing, along with electric grid architecture, energy storage, expediting of liquid natural gas exports, loosening permitting…

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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