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

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, trade associations, manufacturers, utilities, and agencies of the U.S. government, announces the appointment of its new Board members. Mary Beth [...]

Get a Grip #223 The Lighting Professor

Mary Beth was the Manager of the GE Lighting Institute in Cleveland, Ohio for 18 years. She was responsible for the overall operation and curriculum development for this training and education center that hosted over [...]

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 lighting trade show conferences for 2021, the NLB would like your help. Nominate the best lighting products launched in [...]

NLB to Host Tesla Awards at LightFair

BRENTWOOD, TN, October 19, 2021—The National Lighting Bureau (NLB) announces winners of its Second Annual Tesla Awards. Ten Tesla Awards were given this year for the following projects: Confidential Client Office TI– Stantec Deloitte HQ [...]

5 Great Answers: Trusting the Warranty

inside.lighting recently interviewed Randy Reid, Executive Director of the National Lighting Bureau (NLB), to discuss the organization’s Trusted Warranty Program. The interview touches upon topics like the history of the NLB, why the NLB [...]

The National Lighting Bureau (NLB) Announces Winners of Its Second Annual Tesla Awards™

BRENTWOOD, TN, September 2, 2021—The National Lighting Bureau (NLB) announces winners of its Second Annual Tesla Awards™. Ten Tesla Awards were given this year for the following projects: Confidential Client Office TI– Stantec Deloitte HQ [...]

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 [...]