ANNUAL LIGHTING FORUM 2021
The National Lighting Bureau set out on path 13 years ago to bring people of the lighting community together to inspire lighting professionals and achieve an increased demand for High-Benefit Lighting. We provoke discussion about a variety of trending topics and raise awareness, by educating those who will continue to make and influence decisions about lighting and it’s effect on society’s human performance, health, safety and commerce.
NLB Annual Lighting Forum: The Year of Artificial Sunlight UV
The NLB held a panel discussion as part of the NLB Annual Lighting Forum. The topic of this discussion was about UV light and its recent boom in popularity. The discussion was moderated by Randy Reid, Executive Director of the NLB. Read more.
NLB Annual Lighting Forum: The Relationship between Street Lighting and the Circadian System
The NLB held a panel discussion on the effects of street lighting on the circadian system. This discussion went in detail about more than just the human circadian system, but also discussed the circadian systems of plants and other animals. The panel was moderated by Randy Reid, the Executive Director of the NLB. Read more.
Plants Have Feelings: Horticultural Lighting with LED
The NLB held a panel discussion as part of the NLB Annual Lighting Forum. The topic of this discussion was about horticultural lighting and relationship plants have with light. Read more.
A History of Lighting with David DiLaura and Terry McGowan
Experts Discuss the History, as well as the Future of Lighting, Including the Role of Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality in Lighting Design. Read more.
Lighting for Seniors
What makes lighting for seniors different than lighting for the rest of consumers? A just-released video of a panel discussion, “Lighting for Seniors”, is now available for free viewing or download. Watch the video and learn about the effect lighting can have on seniors… Read More
Lighting and the Future of Food, Cannabis, and Other Crops
No electronic lighting technology was ever developed for plant growth, including LEDs. It was all developed for human lighting applications. A just-released video of a panel discussion, “Lighting and the Future of Food, Cannabis and Other Crops” discusses the various sources for plant growth … Read More
OLEDs. Where are we and where are we going?
One of the exciting ironies of OLEDs is that it is a true made-in-America technology, and China is a big OLED customer. Why? Because of Chinese laws. A just-released video of a panel discussion, “OLEDs. Where are we and where are we going?”, is now available for free viewing or download. Watch the video and learn why China is a large consumer of OLED fixtures… Read More
NLB Annual Lighting Forum Focuses on Healthy Lighting
The science is just beginning, but do we wait? Without light, our circadian rhythm would be more than 24 hours—it’s light that plays the role as regulator. A just-released video of a panel discussion, To Your Health, is now available for free viewing or download. Watch and listen here.
Brentwood, TN, December 16, 2019–Some lighting designers are sitting back and waiting for the experts to tell them what to do regarding… Read More