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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

National Lighting Bureau Announces 2022 Board Members

Brentwood, TN, January 17, 2022—The National Lighting Bureau (NLB), the independent, not-for-profit, lighting-education foundation sponsored by professional societies, [...]

Get a Grip #223 The Lighting Professor

Mary Beth was the Manager of the GE Lighting Institute in Cleveland, Ohio for 18 years. [...]

NLB’s 2nd Annual Art & Science of Lighting Award

An open letter to lighting specifiers only Now that you have wrapped up real and virtual [...]

NLB to Host Tesla Awards at LightFair

BRENTWOOD, TN, October 19, 2021—The National Lighting Bureau (NLB) announces winners of its Second Annual Tesla [...]

5 Great Answers: Trusting the Warranty

inside.lighting recently interviewed Randy Reid, Executive Director of the National Lighting Bureau (NLB), to discuss [...]

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Member News

Globe at Night 2022: Can You See the Stars?

Every year, the Globe at Night international community science campaign raises awareness about the impact of light pollution [...]

NEMA Publishes New White Paper on the Origin and Use of Unified Glare Rating (UGR)

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) published NEMA LS 20001-2021 White Paper on Unified Glare Rating (UGR). This new [...]

2022 Solid-State Lighting Workshop

VIRTUAL | January 31–February 3, 2022 | FREE REGISTER NOW WORKSHOP AGENDA Solid-state lighting (SSL) technology [...]

Desengano State Park, Managed by Inea, Becomes the First International Dark Sky Park in Latin America

SANTA MARIA MADALENA, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil — Desengano State Park (PED), administered by the State Environmental Institute [...]

NEMA Partners with International Trade Administration to Increase U.S. Presence in IEC-Based Standards and Advanced Manufacturing

ROSSLYN, Va., December 14, 2021—The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) has partnered with the U.S. International [...]

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