Annual Lighting Forum

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2020 Videos

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

2019 Videos

NLB Annual Lighting Forum Focuses on Human Centric Lighting

There are two important, sometimes competing, metrics regarding Human Centric Lighting. One is the Equivalent Melanopic Lux (EML) and the other is Circadian Stimulus (CS). The metrics were discussed by a panel of experts convened at the National Lighting Bureau’s most recent Annual Lighting Forum. Mark Lien of the Illuminating Engineering Society, Michael Barber of The Lighting Practice, and Craig Casey of Lutron discuss Human Centric Lighting with Randy Reid of the EdisonReport.

Human Centric Lighting is now available for free viewing or download. Watch and listen here.

NLB Annual Lighting Forum Focuses on LED Lighting as a Disinfectant

Colleen Costello of Vital Vio and Deb Zawodny of New Star Lighting discuss how LED Lighting is being used to disinfect.

LED Lighting as a Disinfectant is now available for free viewing or download. Watch and listen here.

NLB Annual Lighting Forum Focuses on IoT & Cybersecurity

Mark Lien of the IES and Chris Yorgey of Lutron have a detailed discussion about IoT and Cybersecurity. Lien discusses the profound effect IoT will have on the lighting industry.

IOT & CYBERSECURITY is now available for free viewing or download. Watch and listen here.

NLB Annual Lighting Forum Focuses on Protocols for Wired and Wireless Systems

EdisonReport’s Randy Reid interviews James Yorgey and Doyle Young from Casambi. The discussion is a deep dive into both wired and wireless controls.

Protocols for Wired and Wireless Systems is now available for free viewing or download. Watch and listen here.

NLB Annual Lighting Forum Focuses on Prescription Lighting

Mariana Figueiro from the Lighting Research Center and Robert Soler offer their ideas on Prescription Lighting to Randy Reid of the EdisonReport.

Prescription Lighting is now available for free viewing or download. Watch and listen here.

2017 Videos

NLB Annual Lighting Forum Focuses on Not Your Father’s Lighting Maintenance

EdisonReport interviews Norma J. Frank of Colorado Lighting, Inc., Terry C. Coleman, Electrical Training Alliance, and James M. Yorgey, Technical Applications Manager, Lutron Electronics Company, Inc.

Not Your Father’s Lighting Maintenance is now available for free viewing or download. Watch and listen here.

NLB Annual Lighting Forum Focuses on TM 30 Now

At the NLB Annual Lighting Forum, Randy Reid from the EdisonReport interviews Mark Lien, Randy Burkett, and Greg Yeutter regarding IES TM-30.

TM 30 Now is now available for free viewing or download. Watch and listen here.

NLB Annual Lighting Forum Focuses on Smart Cities and Connected Lighting

EdisonReport Interviews Mark Lien, Jim Benya, and Shelli Sedlack to discuss Smart Cities and Connected Lighting.

Smart Cities and Connected Lighting is now available for free viewing or download. Watch and listen here.

NLB Annual Lighting Forum Focuses on Non Energy Benefits of Lighting

Randy Reid of the EdisonReport interviews John P. Bachner, Executive Director, National Lighting Bureau; Mark S. Lien, LC, CLEP, CLMC, HBDP, LEED BD&C, Industry Relations Manager, Illuminating Engineering Society, and Craig Casey, Senior Building Science Engineer, Lutron Electronics Company, Inc.

Non Energy Benefits of Lighting is now available for free viewing or download. Watch and listen here.

NLB Annual Lighting Forum Focuses on Workforce Development

EdisonReport Interviews Madeleine Bugel of NEMA, Terry Coleman of the Electrical Training Alliance, and Sara Yerkes of the International Code Council.

Workforce Development is now available for free viewing or download. Watch and listen here.

NLB Annual Lighting Forum Focuses on Well Building Standard

Deborah Burnett, Jim Benya and Dr. Susan Chung discuss the Well Building Standard with Randy Reid.

NLB Well Building Standard is now available for free viewing or download. Watch and listen here.

2016 Videos

NLB Annual Lighting Forum Focuses on Designing with Tunable White Light

The panelists include Terry Clark, of Finelite; Dr. Brent Protzman of Lutron; and Sandra Stashik, of Acuity Brands

Designing with Tunable White Light is now available for free viewing or download. Watch and listen here.

NLB Annual Lighting Forum Focuses on Outdoor Lighting & the AMA

The “Outdoor Lighting and the American Medical Association,” panel focuses on warnings the AMA has issued about certain forms of outdoor lighting provided by light-emitting diode, or LED, light sources. The panelists are Mark Lien, with the Illuminating Engineering Society, and Terry McGowan of the International Dark-sky Association.

Outdoor Lighting & the AMA is now available for free viewing or download. Watch and listen here.

NLB Annual Lighting Forum Focuses on Windows and Daylighting

Windows and Daylighting is now available for free viewing or download. Watch and listen here.

NLB Annual Lighting Forum Focuses on Illuminating the Future (Part II)

Illuminating the Future Part II is now available for free viewing or download. Watch and listen here.

NLB Annual Lighting Forum Focuses on Illuminating the Future (Part I)

“Illuminating the Future, Part One,” panel focuses on Power over the Ethernet, or PoE, and distributed DC current. The panelists include Lisa Isaacson of NuLEDs and Mike O’Boyle, with Philips Lighting.

Illuminating the Future Part I is now available for free viewing or download. Watch and listen here.

2015 Videos

NLB Annual Lighting Forum Focuses on TM 30 Color Metric

The National Lighting Bureau host a panel discussion featuring Dr. Mark Rea, Dr. Kevin Houser, and Mark Lien as they discuss the new IES TM-30 color metric.

TM 30 Color Metric is now available for free viewing or download. Watch and listen here.

NLB Annual Lighting Forum Focuses on Circadian

The National Lighting Bureau (NLB) panel discussion features Mariana Figueiro, Kevin Kampschroer, and Mary Beth Gotti. They discuss lighting’s effects on circadian health.

NLB Circadian is now available for free viewing or download. Watch and listen here.

NLB Annual Lighting Forum Focuses on Digital Addressable Lighting

The National Lighting Bureau hosts a discusses Digital Addressable Lighting with Marty Riesberg and Jim Yorgey.

NLB Digital Addressable Lighting is now available for free viewing or download. Watch and listen here.

NLB Annual Lighting Forum Focuses on Cybersecurity

The National Lighting Bureau Panel discussion on cybersecurity. This panel features Mark Lien, Jim Yorgey, Marty Riesberg, and Randy Reid.

NLB Cybersecurity Panel is now available for free viewing or download. Watch and listen here.

2014 Videos

NLB Annual Lighting Forum Focuses on Obtaining the Benefit–and Keeping it

The National Lighting Bureau Board of Directors discusses specific retrofit projects.

Obtaining the Benefit–and Keeping it is now available for free viewing or download. Watch and listen here.

NLB Annual Lighting Forum Focuses on Specifying High Benefit Lighting, Problems with LEDs

The National Lighting Bureau Board of Directors discuss High Benefit Lighting as well as problems with LEDs. Members of the Board are joined by Janet Lennox Moyer and Brooke Silber.

Specifying High Benefit Lighting, Problems with LEDs is now available for free viewing or download. Watch and listen here.

NLB Annual Lighting Forum Focuses on Outdoor Lighting Safety and Security Part II

Part II of a panel discussion with the National Lighting Bureau Board of Directors.

Outdoor Lighting Safety and Security Part II is now available for free viewing or download. Watch and listen here.

NLB Annual Lighting Forum Focuses on Outdoor Lighting Safety and Security Part I

Part I of a panel discussion with the National Lighting Bureau Board of Directors.

Outdoor Lighting Safety and Security Part I is now available for free viewing or download. Watch and listen here.

NLB Annual Lighting Forum Focuses on Light and Productivity

Panel discussion with the National Lighting Bureau Board of Directors.

Light and Productivity is now available for free viewing or download. Watch and listen here.

NLB Annual Lighting Forum Focuses on Light & Health Part II

Light & Health Part II is now available for free viewing or download. Watch and listen here.

NLB Annual Lighting Forum Focuses on Light & Health Part I

EdisonReport moderates a panel discussion with the National Lighting Bureau Board of Directors and Mark Rea of the Lighting Research Center. The topic is Light and Health, part I

Light & Health Part I is now available for free viewing or download. Watch and listen here.

2013 Videos

NLB Annual Lighting Forum Focuses on Diversity

The group tackles a bit of a taboo subject: the lack of diversity in senior level management in the lighting industry.

Diversity is now available for free viewing or download. Watch and listen here.

NLB Annual Lighting Forum Focuses on Legacy Products

In this segment, the NLB Board discusses the role that legacy products will play going forward.

Legacy Products is now available for free viewing or download. Watch and listen here.

NLB Annual Lighting Forum Focuses on Residential Lighting & the Incandescent Phase Out

The NLB Board discusses incandescent replacements and educating the consumer. The DOE shows LED penetration 2020. CFL quality vs. LED quality.

Residential Lighting & the Incandescent Phase Out is now available for free viewing or download. Watch and listen here.

NLB Annual Lighting Forum Focuses on Novelty Factors

The National Lighting Bureau discusses novelty factors such as color changing LEDs. Are they a fad?

Novelty Factors is now available for free viewing or download. Watch and listen here.

NLB Annual Lighting Forum Focuses on “Can Fixtures be Printed?”

The NLB Board discusses the possibilities of printing fixtures.

“Can Fixtures be Printed?” is now available for free viewing or download. Watch and listen here.

NLB Annual Lighting Forum Focuses on OLEDs

The NLB Board discusses OLEDS.

OLEDs is now available for free viewing or download. Watch and listen here.

NLB Annual Lighting Forum Focuses on a Potential New Unit of Measure

Terry McGowan brings up an interesting idea for a potential new unit of measurement. Is less light better?

Potential New Unit of Measure is now available for free viewing or download. Watch and listen here.

NLB Annual Lighting Forum Focuses on Regulations

The NLB Board discusses regulations in 2020 including California Title 24. Can controls be cost justified?

Regulations is now available for free viewing or download. Watch and listen here.

NLB Annual Lighting Forum Focuses on the Perception of Brightness

The perception of brightness is discussed by the NLB Board as well as a new generation of LED luminaires. Could you save the same energy with HID?

The Perception of Brightness is now available for free viewing or download. Watch and listen here.

NLB Annual Lighting Forum Focuses on Photopic/Scotopic Effect

The NLB Board discusses the importance of Photopic vs Scotopic light. Is the metric being manipulated? What is the impact of blue on melatonin?

Photopic/Scotopic  is now available for free viewing or download. Watch and listen here.

NLB Annual Lighting Forum Focuses on “What Would Jeff Bezos Do?”

The NLB Board debates if E-commerce is practical in lighting.

“What Would Jeff Bezos Do?”  is now available for free viewing or download. Watch and listen here.

NLB Annual Lighting Forum Focuses on Decision Making and the Role of Education

NLB Board Members discuss the role of education as the lighting market evolves.

Decision Making and the Role of Education is now available for free viewing or download. Watch and listen here.

NLB Annual Lighting Forum Focuses on the Role of Market Channels

Members of the NLB Board of Directors discuss the changing role of market channels.

The Role of Market Channels is now available for free viewing or download. Watch and listen here.