Policy Updates/News


NEMA Calls on Secretary of Energy to Complete Rulemaking for General Service Lamps

Following is a press release from NEMA calling on the DOE to complete its rulemaking for Incandescent General Service Lamps and the proposed 45 lpw minimum efficacy option originally stipulated by the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007.   Electroindustry

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ASHRAE/IES Standard 90.2-2007R, Energy Efficient Design of Low-Rise Residential Buildings

December 2, 2016 –Recognizing the amount of energy used by the residential building sector, ASHRAE and IES are revising their residential energy standard with a goal of making it 50 percent more efficient than the 2006 International Energy Conservation Code, which serves as

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DOE Issues a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking Pertaining to Test Procedures for Integrated Light-Emitting Diode Lamps

November 4, 2016 – The Department of Energy (DOE) has issued a pre-publication Federal Register notice of proposed rulemaking pertaining to test procedures for integrated light-emitting diode lamps. (October 28, 2016). The comment period closes 30 days after publication

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The IES will be closed in observance of Memorial Day, May 29th

In observance of the Memorial Day holiday, the IES offices will be closed Monday, May 29th and will reopen Tuesday, May 30th.