Press Releases

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

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. Read More

Bob Horner, Director of Public Policy – Retiring from IES

Bob Horner, IES Director of Public Policy for more than 7 years will be retiring this year. Read More

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

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. Read More

Bruce Sohl, Controller for Nearly 27 Years, Retiring

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. Read More

Preliminary Energy Savings Announced for ASHRAE/IES 2016 Energy Standard

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. Read More

Joint Standard Development Agreement Signed by the IES and IEEE

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. Read More

Dawn De Grazio Appointed Technical Editor

The Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IES) is pleased to announce and welcome Dawn De Grazio as Technical Editor, effective October 3. Read More

LD+A Wins EXCEL Gold Award

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. Read More

Shirley Coyle Assumes Presidency of the IES (2016-2017)

Today, Shirley Coyle, LC, assumes the office of President of the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IES), the international leader in lighting education, standards, publications and professional development. Coyle succeeds Mark Roush. Read More

Tom Butters Becomes IES Director of Education

The Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IES) is pleased to announce and welcome Tom Butters as the new IES Director of Education, effective August 1, 2016. Read More