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Member News 2019-12-05T15:32:01-06:00

Safer Buildings Coalition and National Electrical Manufacturers Association Partner to Promote Building Safety

Partnership to improve and enhance awareness of emergency wireless communication in buildings ROSSLYN, Va., October 21, 2021—Safer Buildings Coalition (SBC), the only trade association purpose-built to lead national policy and education for in-building emergency [...]

NEMA Lighting Systems Division Offers Recommendations on Temporal Light Artifacts

By Dr. James M. Gaines, Standards and Regulations Professional, Signify North America Corporation When it comes to the undesired visual effects known as Temporal Light Artifacts (TLA), one size does not fit all. This is what led [...]

Starving for Darkness Episode 26 – The Secret World Beneath the Ocean

Dr. Micah Brodsky is a wildlife veterinarian who focuses on marine animal medicine, research, and conservation and is the Director of Conservation Medicine at Hawaiʻi Marine Animal Response and a lecturer at the University [...]

IDA: Announcing the 2021 Award Recipients

We are very excited to announce the 2021 IDA award recipients! Each year, the International Dark-Sky Association recognizes and celebrates the incredible achievements of individuals and groups who are committed to our mission to preserve [...]

Registration Open for Joint MEP Innovation Conference

The Mechanical Contractors Association of America (MCAA), the National Electric Contractors Association (NECA) and the Sheet Metal and Air Conditioning Contractors’ National Association (SMACNA) announced a joint partnership for the second consecutive year leading the annual MEP Innovation Conference, which now [...]

NECA CEO David Long Named to DOL’s Advisory Committee on Apprenticeship

David Long, NECA CEO, has been appointed by the U.S. Department of Labor’s newly reinstated Advisory Committee on Apprenticeship. The members of this committee provide advice and recommendations on issues related to Registered Apprenticeship. [...]

COVID-19 Protocols Announced for NECA 2021 Nashville

It is almost Convention time here at NECA, and we are excited to move forward with NECA 2021 Nashville! As you know, in this COVID-19 environment, we have been in constant communication with the City, [...]

Check out the Newly Redesigned Nightscape Magazine!

We are delighted to bring you a sneak peek of the digital version of the newly redesigned Nightscape magazine, Summer 2021 edition, #105. Nightscape is our award-winning publication, that provides current news about the International Dark-Sky [...]

Starving for Darkness Episode 22 – Our Fear Of The Dark Is Learned With James Karl Fischer

Dr. Fischer operates The Zoological Lighting Institute, a 501 c(3) dedicated to supporting the sciences of light and life through the arts for animal welfare and wildlife conservation. This one is broad ranging.  What [...]

NECA and Hyatt Collaborate To Ensure Your Safety at EXPO 2021 in Seattle

Sept. 7, 2021 If you have registered to attend EXPO or plan to do so soon, NECA and the Hyatt Regency Seattle are prepared to welcome you and we are fully committed to provide a clean, safe and [...]

IBEW and NECA Joint Letter on Importance of COVID-19 Vaccinations

Leadership at the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) and the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) have released a joint letter urging people across the country to receive the COVID-19 vaccine. This letter is signed [...]

NEMA Healthcare Facilities Standards & Codes Review Committee Calls for Participant

by Marc Neufcourt, Industry Director, Building Systems The NEMA Healthcare Facilities Council has established a Healthcare Standards & Codes Review Committee (HSCRC) to monitor and participate in U.S. healthcare Standards and codes activities impacting  NEMA Members. Relevant [...]

Next Generation Lighting Industry Alliance Endorses the L-Prize® Competition

ROSSLYN, Va., August 25, 2021—The Next Generation Lighting Industry Alliance (NGLIA) encourages lighting manufacturers to participate in the Department of Energy’s Lighting Prize (L-Prize®) competition. The L-Prize® is designed to advance the U.S. clean energy [...]

IBEW Statement on Liz Shuler’s Historic Election as AFL-CIO President

IBEW International President Lonnie R. Stephenson issued the following statement on the election of Liz Shuler as AFL-CIO President: “Liz Shuler is the leader the American labor movement needs. As an experienced and dedicated [...]

NEMA Statement on Senate Infrastructure Legislation

National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) President and CEO Kevin J. Cosgriff released a statement on the Senate Infrastructure Legislation. "NEMA Members support policies that enable forward-looking technologies and projects that help America meet its [...]

NEMA Offers Free Position Paper on the 3 Primary Energy Efficiency Standards Regarding Germicidal Irradiation

NEMA has published a short whitepaper to outline the positions of the three primary energy efficiency standards with respect to germicidal irradiation in commercial buildings.  The document is NEMA LSD EB 84-2021 Germicidal Irradiation and [...]

GE Current, a Daintree company, Introduces New Daintree® Controls Software for Better Building Management

The new software platform allows users to manage building portfolios big and small from a single, easy-to-use interface. Daintree Wireless Area Controller (WAC60) is certified by the ioXt Alliance, which is widely recognized [...]

NALMCO Announces Release of August Issue of LM&M Magazine

Ankeny, IA | August 6, 2021 The interNational Association of Lighting Management Companies® (NALMCO®) is pleased to announce the immediate availability of the August Issue of Lighting Management and Maintenance (LM&M) Magazine. LM&M, the official NALMCO publication, provides [...]

NEMA Announces Debra Phillips as Next President and Chief Executive Officer

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) announced today that Debra Phillips will be the next President and CEO of NEMA. Phillips joins NEMA from the American Petroleum Institute, where she led the Standard-setting, revenue-generating [...]

Video Interview: Why Addressing Mental Health Was Important in LEDVANCE’s Brighter Days Ahead Campaign

Randy Reid of the EdisonReport spoke with Model & Campaign Ambassador Madi Teeuws & Glen Gracia about why mental health is an important part of the campaign. Enter at #MakeTheBrightChoiceWithLEDVANCE

Starving for Darkness Episode 16 – The Fight Against Light Privilege

Andy has been involved in astronomy education and outreach for over 25 years, and in the planetarium field for over 20. Andy tells us about his successful techniques for teaching kids about the night [...]

Jonathan Lubeck Discusses Results of the Pandemic on LEDVANCE; 1400 New Products Launched in 2020

Randy Reid interviewed Jonathan Lubeck, VP of Trade Sales, about how LEDVANCE adapted locally due to COVID-19. LEDVANCE also has launched its Brighter Days Ahead Campaign for a chance to win $1000 & SYLVANIA [...]

Starving for Darkness Episode 15 – Chipping Away At Municipal Light Ordinance Indifference

Barry Johnson is the volunteer webmaster for the Pennsylvania Outdoor Lighting Council, as well as a lecturer and consultant on outdoor lighting issues. In his retirement, Barry is a crusader against light trespass and [...]

The Richard Kelly Grant Extends 2021 Deadline

The Richard Kelly Grant deadline for 2021 has been extended to Saturday, July 31, 2021 ABOUT THE GRANT The Richard Kelly Grant was established by the New York Section of the Illuminating Engineering Society in [...]

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