IES In the News

Javits Center Announces International Contemporary Furniture Fair And Lightfair to Co-Locate Events Over Next Decade Starting in 2021

Javits Center
The Javits Center today announced that two industry-leading events, International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) and Lightfair, will colocate their events at the Javits Center during NYCxDESIGN in 2021 and then again in 2023, 2025, 2027 and 2029. Read More

Lightfair To Be Staged During New York Design Week in 2021

Edison Report
LightFair will take place during New York City’s annual celebration of design, NYCxDESIGN, in 2021. The world’s largest annual architectural and commercial lighting tradeshow and conference will be located at the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center, reports Show Director Dan Darby together with Timothy Licitra, executive director of the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) and Marsha L. Turner, chief executive officer of the International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD). Read More

Connecting End-to-End Systems in Buildings Through Smart Lighting

Buildings Magazine
Lighting has evolved enabling us to see beyond the dark for a greater purpose. It is more than the bulbs or fixtures select for buildings based on budget or aesthetics. Read More

As Salt Lake City Heads into Winter, Free Illuminate Festival Lights Up the Night

The Salt Lake Tribune
Other groups that will be involved in the STEAM Lab are high school FIRST Robotics Team AMES Amperes, which will demonstrate its robot, and Illuminating Engineering Society, a group of engineers, architects and designers who will showcase interactive creations focused on different types of engineered light in spaces. Read More

R-80 BOARD: District seeks energy loan to replace lighting in several buildings

The Salem News
The board also approved an alternate proposal to spend an additional $8,800 to retrofit the high school gym with LED lighting. According to a lighting audit performed by McKinstry, the district’s construction consulting firm, the existing fluorescent fixtures in the gym would be replaced with new LED high bay fixtures, bringing lighting levels up to Illuminating Engineering Society standards for high school competition. Read More

Why ‘True’ Circadian Lighting Takes a Lighting Designer

For circadian lighting, LED intensity and color temperature are just the beginning of the wellness story. Purists will defer to the newer TM-30-18 technical memorandum from the Illuminating Engineering Society for improved color-rendering assessments, particularly for LEDs. Read More

Coalition Pushes Congress to Pass Energy Efficient Tax Bill

Environment + Energy Leader
A coalition of businesses, trade associations and advocacy groups called on Congress to quickly pass bipartisan legislation announced Wednesday that would stimulate billions of dollars in economic activity and related job creation, particularly in the manufacturing and construction sectors such as insulation, windows and HVAC. Read More

What Light Pollution Is and What We Can Do About It

ZME Science
The Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IES) defines several outdoor cutoff classifications you can check out for inspiration. Read More

U.S. Department of Energy and Illuminating Engineering Society Partner to Advance Industry Lighting Standards

U.S. Department of Energy
The U.S. Department of Energy’s Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) underscores DOE’s commitment to support the development of needed metrics and standards for solid-state lighting (SSL) technology. Read More

Internationally Recognized Lighting Designer Patrick Quigley Joins Design Workshop

Quigley is a two-time winner of the International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD) Award of Excellence, the most prestigious commendation in the industry, and has been recognized for his Body of Work by the U.S. House of Representatives, as well as for his Contribution to Architecture and the Built Environment by the American Institute of Architects (AIA). His projects have been honored with more than 150 awards from other national organizations, including the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES). Read More