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Standards: The Quality Quandary (Redux)

Standards: The Quality Quandary (Redux)

Flipping the script to focus on end-user outcomes.

By Brian Liebel

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From Tracks to Trails

Wildlife: From Tracks to Trails

Careful design using both light and darkness can ease the path.

By Jane Slade

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2020 Progress Report

2020 IES Progress Report

The 2020 IES Progress Report is here. There were 171 submittals in 2020; 82 were accepted into the report.

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LEDucation

LEDucation 2021 Call for Speakers

The 2021 LEDucation Tradeshow and Conference, organized by the Designers Lighting Forum of New York (DLFNY), seeks dynamic, lighting-industry presentations for the 2021 event. The deadline for topics in November 30.

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DOE Surveys Nurses on Patient Lighting

Survey: Hospital Nurses Want More Control Over Lighting

A U.S. Department of Energy-funded Pacific Northwest National Laboratory study was designed to investigate how patient-room lighting systems could be improved from the nurses’ perspectives.

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COVID A Business Factor Well Into 2021, Survey Finds

COVID A Business Factor Well Into 2021, Survey Finds

Some 90% of AEC industry firms say COVID-19 will affect overall business development activities in the next 12 months.

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Elephant In The Room

Elephant In The Room

The lighting industry’s diversity problem.

By Paul Pompeo

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A Metaphor for Clarity

A Metaphor for Clarity

Seek light so that others may avoid the darkness.

By Alex Baker

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NEEA

New Study Shows Benefits of 1:1 Replacement

A new study concluded that retrofitting outdated commercial lighting individually with LEDs equipped with luminaire level lighting controls (LLLC) has the potential to save just as much energy as investing in a full commercial lighting redesign.

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DesignLights Consortium

Final Version 2.0 of Technical Requirements for Horticultural Lighting Now Available

The DesignLights Consortium (DLC) released the final version of its Technical Requirements for LED-based Horticultural Lighting: Version 2.0.

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