2017 Bookstore Publications

2017 Bookstore Publications 2018-07-17T11:47:35-05:00

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 [...]

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 [...]

Conserving Another Piece of Hill Country, Texas with Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park

STONEWALL, Texas, USA – The National Park Service and the International Dark-Sky Association are pleased to announce the certification of LBJ Ranch Unit of Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park as an International Dark Sky Park. This [...]

Starving for Darkness Episode 31 – Preserving Nantucket’s Dark Sky Heritage

Gail Walker is the founder of Nantucket Lights, an all-volunteer citizen advocacy group recently formed to combat the growing light pollution on Nantucket, the island off the coast of Massachusetts that is a popular [...]

NECA CEO David Long in Attendance at White House as Infrastructure Bill Is Signed

Washington, D.C.—Today at the White House, David Long, CEO of the National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA) was in attendance as President Biden signed the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act into law. This historic bipartisan [...]

IDA Certifies Asia’s First Dark Sky Community with Bisei Town, Japan

BISEI TOWN, Ibara City, Okayama Prefecture, Japan — Bisei Town of Ibara City is now certified by the International Dark-Sky Association (IDA) as a Dark Sky Community. This certification is the third Dark Sky Place in Japan [...]

U.S. Electrical Manufacturers Poised to Play Essential Role in an Historic Investment in 21st Century Infrastructures

Bipartisan legislation passed by Congress today includes nearly $415 billion for modernizing America’s infrastructure through electrification Arlington, VA, November 6, 2021 – The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) welcomes the bipartisan comprehensive infrastructure legislation [...]

NEMA Annual Awards Honor Achievement, Applaud Creativity, and Salute Electroindustry Leaders

ROSSLYN, Va., November 5, 2021—The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) honored awards recipients at the gala dinner that concluded the 2021 Annual Meeting on November 4, recognizing individuals and companies for their exemplary contributions [...]

Schneider Electric’s Annette Clayton Re-Elected NEMA Board of Governors Chair

NEMA retains officers from Southwire Company, Phoenix Contact, and Siemens USA ROSSLYN, Va., November 4, 2021—The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) announced that Annette Clayton, Chief Executive Officer and President, Schneider Electric North America, [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Embodied Energy in Building Materials: What it is and How to Calculate It

All human activities affect the environment. Some are less impactful, some much, much more. According to the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP), the construction sector is responsible for up to 30% of all greenhouse gas [...]

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 [...]