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NLB News 2020-03-04T16:32:51-06:00

NLB Annual Forum: Journey of Illumination with 3D Printing

The National Lighting Bureau held a panel discussion as part of the NLB Annual Lighting Forum entitled “Journey of Illumination with 3D Printing.” The discussion was moderated by Randy Reid, Executive Director of the NLB, [...]

Dialight Approved For National Lighting Bureau’s Trusted Warranty Program

Often held often as the industry standard, Dialight’s warranties are now validated by a preeminent organization within the lighting industry Farmingdale, NJ – (March 9, 2021) – Dialight (LSE: DIA.L), the global leader in [...]

Revealing Trends – The 2020 NLB Art and Science Awards

By James Benya I happen to think that awards are a particularly good thing. There are now more lighting awards programs than ever before, for everything from lighting design project awards to awards for [...]

Universal Lighting Technologies Achieves High Recognition in Industry’s First “Trusted Warranty” Evaluation Program

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 9, 2021) – Universal Lighting Technologies, Inc. today announced the company is one of the first to be approved by the National Lighting Bureau’s (NLB) Trusted Warranty Evaluation Program. The NLB Trusted Warranty [...]

The NLB Introduces the Art & Science of Lighting Awards

NASHVILLE – February 3, 2021 – The National Lighting Bureau (NLB) is excited to announce the 2020 NLB Art and Science Awards. The purpose of the awards program is to give recognition to outstanding [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

LEDVANCE, LLC and QSSI are First Companies Approved by the NLB’s Trusted Warranty Evaluation Program

NASHVILLE, TN, January 4, 2021—Both LEDVANCE, LLC and QSSI, along with their affiliated brands, have been approved by the National Lighting Bureau’s Trusted Warranty Program. This program awards certificates to lighting and lighting component [...]

NLB Launches “Make a Difference with Light” Campaign

Brentwood, TN, December 17, 2020—The National Lighting Bureau (NLB) is soliciting projects in need of good lighting. In line with their mission to promote High-Benefit Lighting®, the NLB would like to give back to communities [...]

NLB Annual Lighting Forum: Plants Have Feelings: Horticultural Lighting with LED

Watch and listen to the full panel discussion here. NOVEMBER 30, 2020—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 [...]

NLB Annual Lighting Forum: A History of Lighting with David DiLaura and Terry McGowan

Watch and listen to the full panel discussion here. Experts Discuss the History, as well as the Future of Lighting, Including the Role of Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality in Lighting Design NOVEMBER 10, 2020—Brentwood, TN—The [...]

Artificial Night Lighting Has Widespread Impacts on Nature

Artificial night-time lighting has a diverse range of effects across the natural world and should be limited where possible, researchers say.

Exhibitor Registration Opens for ArchLIGHT Summit at Dallas Market Center Fall 2021

—September 21-22, 2021 event for the architectural, specification and design communities expected to attract leading commercial brands and lighting specifiers— DALLAS – October 26, 2020 – Dallas Market Center announces that exhibitor registration is now open for [...]

‘Tuned’ Lighting Cuts Nighttime Sleep Disturbances in Half: Study

The number of sleep disturbances experienced by residents in a California nursing home were cut by half when their facility installed tuned LED lighting, a new study has found. Tuned lighting fixtures can mimic natural [...]

Nighttime Light Affects Sleep, Repetitive Behaviors in Autism Mouse Model

Mice missing the autism gene CNTNAP2 sleep more at night, when they should be active, and groom themselves more than usual when exposed to light at night, according to a new study. Both disruptions disappear [...]

Studying from Home? How Lighting Can Help Productivity

The way in which you light up a room has a major bearing on our emotions, as well as our productivity, according to a new report. The research by Wren Kitchens has revealed that certain types of [...]

NLB Is Proud to Sponsor Dallas Market Center in Their Launch of ArchLIGHT Summit in Fall 2021

Bold new lighting show for the architectural, specification and design communities to be driven by three progressive principles and held inside the largest marketplace for lighting DALLAS – September 23, 2020 – Dallas Market Center announces a [...]

NLB Hosts Inaugural Tesla Awards

BRENTWOOD, TN, June 24, 2020—This June the National Lighting Bureau (NLB) launched its inaugural Tesla Awards. Nine Tesla Awards were given, five of which went to Fisher Marantz Stone: Covington San Francisco – Fisher [...]

Are LED’s Missing Something?

Are LED’s Missing Something? The goal of Lighting used to be simple. We wanted our light to save energy and make things, including our selves, look good. Long Life was important too. Incandescent made us [...]

NLB Asks The LRC About UV Applications For COVID-19

Randy Reid, Executive Director of the National Lighting Bureau, talks with members of the Lighting Research Center to discuss UV applications for the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Paul Pompeo to Join the NLB

The National Lighting Bureau (NLB) has invited Paul Pompeo of Pompeo Group to join its organization following Randy Reid’s appointment as Executive Director of NLB in 2019. Paul Pompeo has graciously accepted the invitation. Following the retirement of Founder and [...]

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 [...]

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, [...]

Ray Kasmark re-elected Chair of the National Lighting Bureau

Brentwood, TN, December 9, 2019—Raymond E. “Ray” Kasmark, Jr. has been re-elected Chairman of the National Lighting Bureau (NLB), the independent, not-for-profit, lighting-education foundation sponsored by professional societies, trade associations, manufacturers, utilities, and agencies of the [...]

First Annual Tesla Awards™ Now Open for Submissions

SUBMIT NOW THROUGH JANUARY 6, 2020. Distributors, Manufacturer’s Reps, Contractors, End Users and Lighting Designers can submit NOVEMBER 13, 2019—BRENTWOOD, TN--The National Lighting Bureau’s first annual Tesla Awards program is now open for submissions.  [...]