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NLB News

Revealing Trends – The 2020 NLB Art and Science Awards

By James Benya I happen to think that awards are a particularly good thing. There [...]

Universal Lighting Technologies Achieves High Recognition in Industry’s First “Trusted Warranty” Evaluation Program

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 9, 2021) – Universal Lighting Technologies, Inc. today announced the company is one of [...]

The NLB Introduces the Art & Science of Lighting Awards

NASHVILLE – February 3, 2021 – The National Lighting Bureau (NLB) is excited to announce [...]

NLB Annual Lighting Forum: The Year of Artificial Sunlight UV

The NLB held a panel discussion as part of the NLB Annual Lighting Forum. The [...]

NLB Annual Lighting Forum: The Relationship between Street Lighting and the Circadian System

The NLB held a panel discussion on the effects of street lighting on the circadian [...]


Member News

NECA 2021 Project Excellence Awards Program Now Open

NECA has begun accepting entries for the Project Excellence Awards (PEA) program. To showcase the exceptional work performed [...]

NALMCO Announces Release of February Issue of LM&M Magazine

Ankeny, IA | February 9, 2021 The interNational Association of Lighting Management Companies® (NALMCO®) is pleased to [...]

Panasonic Lighting Americas and Inter-Lite Sales Join Forces to Offer Comprehensive, Connected Lighting Solutions in British Columbia

BURNABY, British Columbia. (Jan. 26, 2021) – Panasonic Lighting Americas, Inc. recently announced a strategic partnership [...]

NEMRA Announces Board, Committee Appointments

CARMEL, In. — The National Electrical Manufacturers Representatives Association (NEMRA) announced the appointment of three officers [...]

Universal Expands Line of Connected Lighting Solutions by Introducing the LRAxC LED Strip Fixture Retrofit Kit with Bluetooth® Controls

Connected Lighting Ecosystem Enables IoT Capabilities NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Jan. 14, 2021) – Universal Lighting Technologies, Inc. [...]