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No Stone Left Unturned

By Jerry Plank Experts and investigators will look at every angle—and product—after a fire Billy Joel’s 1989 hit song “We Didn’t Start the Fire” is apropos for the theme of this installment of “Product Safety Update.” How? Once a fire has occurred in a

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Commercial Lighting’s Role in Automated Demand Response Programs

By Cori Jackson After nearly two decades of support and research focused on automated demand response (ADR), lighting remains underutilized as a demand response resource. Beginning in 2007 with the publication of the first open standard dedicated to ADR connectivity and

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Hidden Figures…Shadowed Illuminators?

Let’s use the IES to help tell the stories of those women in lighting who blazed a trail By Lisa J. Reed I recently watched the inspirational movie Hidden Figures. It surprised me that I didn’t already know the stories of these remarkable NASA women who worked as

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The IES offices will be closed Mon, July 3rd and Tues, July 4th

In observance of the July 4th holiday, the IES offices will be closed Monday, July 3rd and Tuesday, July 4th and will reopen Wednesday, July 5th.

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