Press Releases

Announcement of IES Board of Directors Election Slate

At the 2019 IES Annual Conference, the Nominating Committee convened to perform the process of identifying the slate of Board of Director candidates that will appear on the ballot at the next Annual Membership Meeting. Read More

Lightfair to be Staged During New York Design Week in 2021

LightFair® will take place during New York City’s annual celebration of design, NYCxDESIGN, in 2021. Read More

ANSI/ASHRAE/IES Standard 90.1-2019 Released

ASHRAE recently announced that the revised ANSI/ASHRAE/IES Standard 90.1-2019, Energy Efficiency Standard for Buildings Except Low-Rise Residential Buildings, includes over 100 changes from the 2016 version. Read More

Acuity Brands Initiates Sponsorship to Support IES Education

The Illuminating Engineering Society (IES), a standards development organization and global leader in lighting education, publications and professional development, is pleased to announce that Acuity Brands has initiated a qualified sponsorship program in support of IES Education. Read More

Announcement on Recent DOE Actions

The purpose of this communication is to provide IES members with updated and accurate information on the recent DOE rescission, and to inform members of a new public comment period on related issues. The IES will post more background information on the IES Outreach/Policy Briefs/Documents Section of our website here by close of business September 10, 2019. Read More

New 2019-2020 IES Board of Directors

Jennifer Jaques replaces Lance Bennett as IES President and Antonio Garza becomes VP Read More

New Advanced Energy Design Guide Available to Achieve Zero Energy Office Buildings

A new publication is now available from industry-leading organizations to demonstrate to contractors and designers that zero-energy office buildings are attainable. Read More

IES Wins a 2019 Lightfair Innovation Award

RP-8-18 wins in the ‘Non-Luminous Product’ Category Read More

Brienne Willcock to Join the Illuminating Engineering Society as Education Coordinator

Brienne Willcock will be assuming a new position with IES this coming May as Education Coordinator. Read More

IES – Gold Sponsor of CIE Quadrennial

CIE to Hold 29th Quadrennial Session in Washington, DC. Keynote Speaker – Nobel Laureate Dr. William D. Phillips Read More