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NLB News

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 [...]

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 [...]


Member News

Starving for Darkness Podcast Episode 10: Dark Skies and Living Outside The Cage

Ryan Andreasen is the founder of Night Sky Science (https://nightskyscience.com/). Astrophotography and Night Sky Preservation are [...]

NALMCO Announces Release of May Issue of LM&M Magazine

Ankeny, IA | May 7, 2021 The interNational Association of Lighting Management Companies® (NALMCO®) is pleased to [...]

Selling Darkness – The Paradigm Shift with Jim Benya

Jim is one of the world’s top authorities on lighting design and applied illuminating engineering. He [...]

Starving for Darkness Podcast #5 – Darkness is an Endangered Species

If you have crappy sleep or like wearing sunglasses you should probably listen to this. Dr. [...]

Starving for Darkness Podcast #4 – Dr. Alejandro Sánchez de Miguel is a Victim of Light Pollution

Astrophysicist Alejandro Sánchez de Miguel has been involved in light pollution issues since the mid-1990s and [...]