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NLB News

NLB Annual Lighting Forum: Plants Have Feelings: Horticultural Lighting with LED

Watch and listen to the full panel discussion here. NOVEMBER 30, 2020—The NLB held a panel discussion [...]

NLB Annual Lighting Forum: A History of Lighting with David DiLaura and Terry McGowan

Watch and listen to the full panel discussion here. Experts Discuss the History, as well as the [...]

Artificial Night Lighting Has Widespread Impacts on Nature

Artificial night-time lighting has a diverse range of effects across the natural world and should be [...]

Exhibitor Registration Opens for ArchLIGHT Summit at Dallas Market Center Fall 2021

—September 21-22, 2021 event for the architectural, specification and design communities expected to attract leading commercial [...]

‘Tuned’ Lighting Cuts Nighttime Sleep Disturbances in Half: Study

The number of sleep disturbances experienced by residents in a California nursing home were cut by [...]


Member News

2021 IES Illumination Awards: Call for Submissions

Usher in the New Year by submitting your most innovative and compelling lighting design installation The [...]

Universal Lighting Technologies Partners with Illumination Technology Group in Northern Illinois Region

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Nov. 3, 2020) – Universal Lighting Technologies, Inc., a global leader in commercial lighting [...]

New Star Lighting’s Lumanique Series Selected For 2020 Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) Progress Report

Customizable overbed medical luminaire recognized for its uniqueness and innovation Chicago, Illinois (October 2020) – New [...]

Finelite Partners Exclusively with SLS for the New York City Metro Area

Wednesday, October 14, 2020 – Union City, CA – Finelite is pleased to announce that effective today, [...]

NEMA Unveils New Website

A new era of digital collaboration for our Members The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) launched [...]