NLB News 2017

NLB News 2017 2017-02-10T13:22:12+00:00

11.28.17 National Lighting Bureau Panel Discusses New Way to Specify Lighting-Color Impacts: Panel-Discussion Video Available Free

Shepherdstown, WV—The way in which lighting designers specify the color-rendering properties of white light – and white light’s ability to alter humans’ perception of color – is about to change, thanks to the [...]

10.16.17 National Lighting Bureau Launches 38th High-Benefit Lighting Awards Program

Shepherdstown, WV—The 38th annual High-Benefit Lighting Awards Program is now underway. Sponsored by the National Lighting Bureau, this unique program is open to owners, architects, engineers, lighting designers, landscape-lighting professionals, interior designers, facility [...]

08.14.17 National Lighting Bureau Panelists Agree: A Lighting Revolution Is Coming, via the Internet of Things

Shepherdstown, WV – Lighting and the Internet of Things (IoT) was the subject of a particularly eye-opening panel discussion – “Illuminating the Future, Part 2” – at the National Lighting Bureau’s Annual Lighting [...]

07.12.17 DC Current Making a Major Comeback, National Lighting Bureau Experts Say

Daylighting can have such a powerful effect on office workers’ comfort, well-being, and productivity, the buildings they occupy are now being oriented and designed to bring as much daylight as possible into occupied [...]

07.12.17 The Desire for Daylighting Is Having a Significant Impact on Office-Building Design, Experts Say at National Lighting Bureau’s Annual Lighting Forum

Daylighting can have such a powerful effect on office workers’ comfort, well-being, and productivity, the buildings they occupy are now being oriented and designed to bring as much daylight as possible into occupied [...]

05.31.17 Designing With Tunable White Light is Focus at the National Lighting Bureau’s Annual Lighting Forum

Relying on tunable white light “is the best, most-affordable way to ‘future-proof’ your work and designs and ensure very high performance.” So said Terry Clark, Founder and Chairman of the Board of Finelite, [...]

05.16.17 Metamerism and Tunable White Light

Metamerism. The word refers to the way that colors change when viewed under different light sources. And, according to the National Lighting Bureau, it’s a phenomenon that is gaining in importance, as “tunable [...]

04.05.17 AMA Lighting Recommendations Based on Wrong Metric, Say Speakers at National Lighting Bureau Forum. Not All Blue Light Is the Same.

The American Medical Association's (AMA's) warnings about too much "blue light" at night are seriously flawed: The AMA developed them using a measuring tool that does not measure the specific kind of "blue [...]

02.10.17 Lighting Industry’s New Normal Seems To Be In Effect, NLB Says. Lighting-Systems Index Continues Decline.

Lighting-equipment demand fell 4.7% between the second and third quarters of 2016, according to data developed by the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) for its Lighting-Systems Index (LSI), a seasonality- and inflation-adjusted composite measure [...]