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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

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 [...]

NLB Annual Forum: Journey of Illumination with 3D Printing

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

Dialight Approved For National Lighting Bureau’s Trusted Warranty Program

Often held often as the industry standard, Dialight’s warranties are now validated by a preeminent [...]

Revealing Trends – The 2020 NLB Art and Science Awards

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


Member News

COVID-19 Protocols Announced for NECA 2021 Nashville

It is almost Convention time here at NECA, and we are excited to move forward with NECA [...]

Check out the Newly Redesigned Nightscape Magazine!

We are delighted to bring you a sneak peek of the digital version of the newly [...]

Starving for Darkness Episode 22 – Our Fear Of The Dark Is Learned With James Karl Fischer

Dr. Fischer operates The Zoological Lighting Institute, a 501 c(3) dedicated to supporting the sciences of [...]

NECA and Hyatt Collaborate To Ensure Your Safety at EXPO 2021 in Seattle

Sept. 7, 2021 If you have registered to attend EXPO or plan to do so soon, NECA and [...]

IBEW and NECA Joint Letter on Importance of COVID-19 Vaccinations

Leadership at the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) and the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) have [...]