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New Additions to IES Staff

New York, February 8, 2018 — The Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) is pleased to announce and welcome four new members to the IES staff who have joined us recently.

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Rama Rejman Appointed IES Sections Coordinator

New York, October 23, 2017 — The Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) is pleased to announce and welcome Rama Rejman as Sections Coordinator, effective October 23, 2017.

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Alex Baker Appointed Manager of Government Affairs and Public Policy at IES

New York, NY, October 18, 2017 – The Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) is pleased to announce and welcome Alex Baker as Manager of Government Affairs and Public Policy, effective October 18, 2017.

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Bob Horner, Director of Public Policy – Retiring from IES

New York, July 7, 2017 — Bob Horner, IES Director of Public Policy for more than 7 years will be retiring this year.

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Cheryl English Assumes Presidency of the IES (2017-2018)

New York, NY — Effective July 1, 2017, Cheryl English, assumed the office of President of the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES), the international leader in lighting education, standards, publications and professional development. English succeeds Shirley Coyle.

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Bruce Sohl, Controller for Nearly 27 Years, Retiring

New York, NY, May 31, 2017 — At the end of July, Bruce Sohl, IES Controller for nearly 27 years, will be retiring. Bruce came to IES with experience in public accounting specializing in small business, which turned out to benefit IES tremendously. Bruce’s primary task was to create financial stability to allow for the future success of the IES which he accomplished over the past 27 years and much more.

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Preliminary Energy Savings Announced for ASHRAE/IES 2016 Energy Standard

Atlanta, February 14, 2017 — More than 30 percent energy savings can be achieved using the 2016 version of Standard 90.1, according to recent analysis conducted by Pacific Northwest National Laboratories (PNNL) in support of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Building Energy Codes Program.

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Joint Standard Development Agreement Signed by the IES and IEEE

New York, October 20, 2016 — The Joint Development Agreement between the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IES) and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Incorporated (IEEE) is to jointly develop a document, IEEE 3001.9 -201X / IES RP-XX-201X, Recommended Practice for the Design of Power Systems That Supply Lighting Systems in Industrial and Commercial Facilities. The development is expected to be a multi-year effort and will contain significant content and references to current IES Recommended Practice standards and include contributions from IES topical experts. The new standard will be developed under the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) process.

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Dawn De Grazio Appointed Technical Editor

New York, September 15, 2016 – The Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IES) is pleased to announce and welcome Dawn De Grazio as Technical Editor, effective October 3.

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LD+A Wins EXCEL Gold Award

New York, July 6, 2016 — LD+A Magazine is the recipient of the 2016 EXCEL Gold Award for General Excellence (10,000 or fewer circulation) from Association Media & Publishing (AM&P). Paul Tarricone, Publisher and Editor of LD+A, received the award at the 36th Annual EXCEL Awards Gala on June 27, 2016 in Washington, DC.

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