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NLB News

Get a Grip #223 The Lighting Professor

Mary Beth was the Manager of the GE Lighting Institute in Cleveland, Ohio for 18 years. [...]

NLB’s 2nd Annual Art & Science of Lighting Award

An open letter to lighting specifiers only Now that you have wrapped up real and virtual [...]

NLB to Host Tesla Awards at LightFair

BRENTWOOD, TN, October 19, 2021—The National Lighting Bureau (NLB) announces winners of its Second Annual Tesla [...]

5 Great Answers: Trusting the Warranty

inside.lighting recently interviewed Randy Reid, Executive Director of the National Lighting Bureau (NLB), to discuss [...]

The National Lighting Bureau (NLB) Announces Winners of Its Second Annual Tesla Awards™

BRENTWOOD, TN, September 2, 2021—The National Lighting Bureau (NLB) announces winners of its Second Annual Tesla [...]


Member News

Conserving Another Piece of Hill Country, Texas with Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park

STONEWALL, Texas, USA – The National Park Service and the International Dark-Sky Association are pleased to announce [...]

Starving for Darkness Episode 31 – Preserving Nantucket’s Dark Sky Heritage

Gail Walker is the founder of Nantucket Lights, an all-volunteer citizen advocacy group recently formed to [...]

NECA CEO David Long in Attendance at White House as Infrastructure Bill Is Signed

Washington, D.C.—Today at the White House, David Long, CEO of the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) [...]

IDA Certifies Asia’s First Dark Sky Community with Bisei Town, Japan

BISEI TOWN, Ibara City, Okayama Prefecture, Japan — Bisei Town of Ibara City is now certified by the [...]

U.S. Electrical Manufacturers Poised to Play Essential Role in an Historic Investment in 21st Century Infrastructures

Bipartisan legislation passed by Congress today includes nearly $415 billion for modernizing America’s infrastructure through electrification [...]