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NLB News

First Annual Tesla Awards™ Now Open for Submissions

SUBMIT NOW THROUGH JANUARY 6, 2020. Distributors, Manufacturer’s Reps, Contractors, End Users and Lighting Designers [...]

NLB Tackles Competing (and Controversial) Metrics in Human Centric Lighting Video

There are two important, sometimes competing, metrics regarding Human Centric Lighting. One is the Equivalent [...]

Finelite Joins the NLB

Brentwood, TN, June 15, 2019 –The National Lighting Bureau is pleased to announce that Finelite has joined [...]

LED Lighting as a Disinfectant

Brentwood, TN, May 10, 2019 –Hospital-acquired infections are one of the top preventable illnesses in [...]

04.11.19 After 43 Years, John Bachner Retires from the National Lighting Bureau

ROSSLYN, Va., April 11, 2019 — John Bachner, Founder and Executive Director of the National [...]


Member News

Douglas Lighting Controls® Introduces the Conference Room Controls App to its Bluetooth® Wireless System of Devices

VANCOUVER, British Columbia. (Dec. 3, 2019) – Douglas Lighting Controls®, a member of the Panasonic [...]

Raj Batra of Siemens USA Elected as NEMA Board of Governors Chair

ROSSLYN, Va., Nov. 20, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) announced that Raj [...]

Universal Lighting Technologies Expands EVERLINE Familyvwith LED Round High Bay Luminaires

Nashville, Tenn. (Nov. 15, 2019) - Universal Lighting Technologies, Inc., a global leader in lighting [...]

Jeff Beck Joins Universal Lighting Technologies as Director of OEM Sales for Midwest US & Eastern Canada

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Nov. 14, 2019) – Universal Lighting Technologies Inc., a member of the Panasonic [...]

Universal Lighting Technologies Welcomes Industry Veteran Robert Pickral as Director of IoT and End User Sales

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Nov. 6, 2019) – Universal Lighting Technologies Inc., a global leader in lighting [...]