National Lighting Bureau

Welcome to the National Lighting Bureau (NLB). The NLB is a not-for-profit organization founded in 1976 to educate lighting decision-makers about the benefits of High-Benefit Lighting®. The NLB is sponsored by professional societies, trade associations, manufacturers, unions, utilities, and agencies of the federal government.
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NLB News

05.31.17 Designing With Tunable White Light is Focus at the National Lighting Bureau’s Annual Lighting Forum

Relying on tunable white light “is the best, most-affordable way to ‘future-proof’ your work and [...]

05.16.17 Metamerism and Tunable White Light

Metamerism. The word refers to the way that colors change when viewed under different light [...]

04.05.17 AMA Lighting Recommendations Based on Wrong Metric, Say Speakers at National Lighting Bureau Forum. Not All Blue Light Is the Same.

The American Medical Association's (AMA's) warnings about too much "blue light" at night are seriously [...]

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Sponsor News

06.26.17 HID Lamp Indexes Decline First Quarter 2017 in Year-Over-Year Comparison

NEMA’s shipment index for high intensity discharge (HID) lamps post a decline in shipments in [...]

06.26.17 Linear Fluorescent Lamp Indexes Decrease in the First Quarter of 2017

The linear florescent lamp index continues a downward trend, T5, T8, and T12 lamps all [...]

06.05.17 New Lighting Standard Outlines How to Designate LED Direct Replacement Lamps

After technical review, ANSI Accredited Standards Committee C78, Electric Lamps, published ANSI C78.52-2017 American National [...]

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