Press Releases

Important New IES Report: Germicidal Ultraviolet and COVID-19

The Illuminating Engineering Society releases new report on Germicidal Ultraviolet (GUV) and how it could reduce the spread of COVID-19. Read More

Reducing Light Pollution and its Negative Affects: IES and IDA New Collaboration

IDA and IES announce strategic collaboration to advance quality lighting to reduce light pollution. Read More

LightFair 2020 Canceled

Lightfair 2020 canceled due to ongoing Coronavirus concerns
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Support Provided by the IES

Even though we find ourselves in a unique situation of uncertainty and disruption, the LD+A magazine at no cost. If you are interested in subscribing… Read More

IES Virtual Roundtable On COVID-19’s Impact On Lighting Professionals

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The Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) believes the responsibility of serving our membership and the broader lighting community during this time of uncertainty is a critical one. The IES is providing 1 CEU, as a benefit to both members and non-members, for viewing this timely and FREE interview in its entirety. Read More

The Illuminating Engineering Society’s Response to COVID-19

As a global nonprofit, the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) is closely monitoring the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and all available information. It is a serious development that weighs heavily upon the Society, members, volunteers, employees, and the lighting industry at-large. Here are some of the ways the IES is providing support during this difficult time. Read More

Society Update Regarding COVID-19

The Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) has been monitoring the COVID-19 pandemic and all available information. It is a serious development that weighs heavily upon the Society, members, volunteers, and the lighting industry at-large. After considering all relevant facts, we have decided that, effective immediately: Read More

LightFair 2020 Is Postponed

Moving to Late Summer or Early Fall Read More

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