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NLB News

National Lighting Bureau to Join as Education Partner for Light and Health Research Center

The Light and Health Research Center (LHRC) at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount [...]

NLB 2021 Art & Science of Lighting Awards Winners Announced

New York– March 16th, 2022 – The National Lighting Bureau (NLB) is excited to announce [...]

NLB Annual Lighting Forum: The Direction of Circadian Lighting and Circadian Science

On 9 MAR,  the NLB published another webinar in their Annual Lighting Forum series. It was [...]

The NLB Hosts “WILD: Motherhood in the Workplace” Discussion and Q&A

Last month, the National Lighting Bureau and Women in Lighting + Design (WILD) hosted a discussion [...]

Video: The History of Lighting…and More

The National Lighting Bureau held a panel discussion yesterday titled “The History of Lighting,” with experts [...]

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Member News

International Dark Sky Week Encourages People Worldwide to “Discover the Night”

Tucson, Arizona, U.S. – This April 22-30, the International Dark-Sky Association (IDA) encourages people worldwide to [...]

New Lighting Standards Assist with Reporting Energy Data and Tagging Meta Data

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) has published two new standards for reporting energy data and tagging metadata. [...]

Virtual Event Celebrates Launch of Actress Kristin Chenoweth’s First Children’s Book

Open Event Sponsored by The MOMS & LEDVANCE Highlights How You Deserve Better!  WILMINGTON, Mass. – [...]

IDA Announces First International Dark Sky Community

JELSA, Hvar, Croatia – The International Dark-Sky Association (IDA) has now designated the Municipality of Jelsa on the [...]

IDA: Translating Research into Practice

The following is a guest post submitted by Catherine Pérez Vega and Karolina Zielinska-Dabkowska (IDA Technical Committee) [...]

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