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Saving Watts and Lives

By Willard Warren Quality lighting touches all corners, from our homes to our seniors Here’s some “what’s new” in energy conservation and safety. Recent satellite photos reveal that sky glow at night is increasing in developing areas from new buildings, bright

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Fire Was Just The Beginning

By Jerry Plank Threats to products have moved well beyond blazes and electrical shocks We all remember that first ride on a roller coaster at the amusement park. Getting in the car, strapping yourself in and the slow, slow, slow ascent to the top, where each clank of the

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Are LEDs Causing an Increase in Light Pollution?

By James Brodrick Before jumping to conclusions, consider context One of science’s biggest “Caution!” signs applies to the interpretation of research findings. Researchers are taught to be scrupulous in the way they design and carry out their studies, and equally careful

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IES Telephones Update

We are currently experiencing issues with our phone system. While we work to rectify this issue, please visit the IES “about us” page to contact staff members via email.

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