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Daylight Metrics Update: New Provisions in LM-83-23 Spatial Daylight Autonomy (sDA) and Annual Sunlight Exposure (ASE)

IES Lighting Measurements (LM) 83-23, Approved Method: IES Spatial Daylight Autonomy (sDA) and Annual Sunlight Exposure (ASE) recently underwent significant revisions and ANSI certification. LM-83-23 describes the IES approved method for computing annualized climate-based metrics for daylight sufficiency (sDA) and for excessive sunlight exposure in buildings (ASE). It provides a common reference standard for daylighting […]

XXVI Lighting Seminar IES Mexico – ILUMINARE: Exploring the future of Lighting

Centro Asturiano, Mexico City, Mexico Mexico City, Mexico

For more than 26 years, this annual meeting forum for professionals who exchange ideas, inspiration and knowledge has been carried out successfully, allowing a space for gathering and networking. The average influx of the last in-person seminars has been more than 200 national and international participants related to lighting, such as designers, architects, engineers, manufacturers, […]

International Day of Light Research Webinar: Focus on Roadways and Safety

Join us for a panel focusing on some of the research being done to improve safety on the road and in the field.  The projects being showcased include adaptive roadway lighting, updates to the FHWA report on mid-block cross-walks, and an assessment of LED exit signs.    

IES & DOE 2024 Research Symposium

New York City, August 15-17, New York Marriott Marquis, Times Square Symposium dates: 15 – 16 May, 2024 Location: OMSI, 1945 SE Water Ave, Portland, OR 97214 New this year! The IES and US Department of Energy will co-host the biennial Research Symposium. This event is structured to address specific areas of interest through invited […]

International Day of Light Research Webinar: Focus on Daylighting

The authors of three papers recently published in Leukos will present their work on various aspects of daylight and daylighting.  The projects being showcased include: Sunlight Autonomy for Buildings: A New Methodology for Evaluating Sunlight Performance in Urban and Architectural Design, Heliotropic Shading: Daylighting a Rare Books Reading Room with Electrochromic Glass and Parametric Analysis, and Trees in Daylight […]

2024 IES Lighting Education Tour

IES is expanding the impact of standards-based education by curating a unique educational tour experience. Earn 6 CEUS/AIA-HSWs at this one-day event, featuring expert-lead sessions on color and vision fundamentals and current research pertaining to the impact of light on human physiology and behavior. Two IES Standards are included in the cost of registration as part of the […]

What’s in the Luminaire YOU are Specifying? Why LED Drivers Matter for Your Lighting and Controls Project

LED drivers matter. Their quality, capability and intelligence drive the results of your lighting design and empower lighting controls on your project. This course will provide an in-depth review of the driver performance specifications to deliver quality of light, dimming, flicker-safe capabilities and lighting controls including luminaire-level lighting controls.  

IES24 The Lighting Conference

IES’ annual conference, IES24: The Lighting Conference, is the preeminent conference for all things lighting, from research to design to technology and more—a true state of the industry event. Join us for IES24 in New York City, 15-17 August 2024, as a sponsor for this illuminating event.  Our three day event includes a day of […]

51st Annual IES Illumination Awards Gala

The IES Illumination Awards (IA) is world renown across the lighting industry and beyond, and is the culmination of the leading lighting projects. The Illumination Awards recognizes individuals for professionalism, ingenuity and originality in lighting design based on the individual merit of each entry. Judges are selected from a broad professional spectrum representing knowledge of […]

IES Street and Area Lighting Conference 2024

Marriott Marquis 265 Peachtree Center Ave NE, Atlanta, GA, United States

The IES Street and Area Lighting Conference appeals to a broad spectrum of attendees with a primary focus of improving outdoor lighting. The conference program provides outdoor lighting training classes, seminars, networking sessions and an exhibit hall. Attendees come from across the country and internationally representing utilities, municipalities, DOTs, consulting and engineering firms, research firms, […]

Chicago Illumination Awards Dinner

Save the date for the Chicago Illumination Awards Dinner on September 26 at The Dalcy. For more information, visit the IES Chicago Section website.

2024 Aviation Lighting Committee Fall Conference

Billy Tubb, IES, Jr Associate IALD | Headshot

The Fall Meeting is a fantastic opportunity to network with more than 300 of the aviation lighting industry’s best electricians, engineers, and manufacturers. With presentations, panels, and discussions across a diverse cross-section of industry topics, the Fall Meeting is a valuable time for industry collaboration. We dedicate a few hours every year as a day […]