2017 Bookstore Publications

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

City of Rocks National Reserve Achieves International Dark Sky Park Certification

CITY OF ROCKS NATIONAL RESERVE, Almo, Idaho, U.S. – City of Rocks National Reserve (henceforth “City”) is proud to announce that it has received full certification as an International Dark Sky Park by the International Dark-Sky [...]

NEMA Applauds Bipartisan SHIP It Act

ARLINGTON, VA – The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) is proud to support the bipartisan Safer Highways and Increased Performance for Interstate Trucking Act, or “SHIP IT Act,” introduced by Rep. Dusty Johnson [...]

Wairarapa Dark Sky Reserve Becomes New Zealand’s Second International Dark Sky Reserve

SOUTH WAIRARAPA and CARTERTON DISTRICTS, New Zealand – The Districts of South Wairarapa and Carterton of New Zealand’s North Island named Wairarapa Dark Sky Reserve, the newest International Dark Sky Reserve certified by the International [...]

Q&A with Legrand’s John Selldorff

January 18, 2023 NEMA continues its Executive Q&A Series with a profile of John Selldorff, President and Chief Executive Officer of Legrand North & Central America. In his NEMA interview, Selldorff advises electroindustry [...]

ArchLIGHT Summit Deadlines Extended to Feb 15th

Speaker submissions now due February 15, while exhibitors have until the end of January to enjoy discounted booth rates DALLAS – ArchLIGHT Summit, the growing lighting trade event and educational platform for the [...]

Pursuing Europe-wide action on light pollution

Europe is the most light-polluted continent, but a bold initiative from the Czech Republic seeks to reverse that. To support a proposal for EU-wide action on light pollution from the Czech Republic, IDA has [...]

ENERGY STAR Seeks Input on Sunsetting Lighting Specs

By Michael O’Boyle and Jim Gaines, Signify On June 22, 2022, ENERGY STAR informed stakeholders that the program is considering sunsetting the ENERGY STAR specifications relevant to lighting. In November, ENERGY STAR provided additional details and requested [...]

NEMA Celebrates Section 301 Extensions, Calls for More Action

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The National Electrical Manufacturers Association celebrated the announced nine month extension of 352 product exclusions in the China Section 301 Investigation that had been scheduled to expire at the end [...]

USG Specialty Ceilings Joins BIOS Illuminated Partnership

Carlsbad, CA – December 20, 2022 BIOS Lighting welcomes USG and the company’s Specialty Ceilings Plus® division to the BIOS Illuminated™ Program. USG expands the BIOS Illuminated product to offer exclusive linear and ceiling lighting [...]

Nominate a Product for NLB’s Art and Science of Lighting Awards

NLB Seeks Nominations for the 2022 Art & Science of Lighting Awards Nashville, December 21, 2022 – The National Lighting Bureau (NLB) is now accepting submissions for the 3rd annual Art & Science [...]

LEDVANCE Names Jonathan Lubeck CEO of US Region

30+ Year Industry Leader Promoted to Help Advance Light for Manufacturer of LEDVANCE & SYLVANIA General Lighting Products WILMINGTON, Mass. – LEDVANCE LLC, the maker of LEDVANCE and SYLVANIA general lighting products in [...]

NEMA’s Karen Willis Recognized with ANSI Meritorious Service Award

ROSSLYN, Va., October 14, 2022– Karen Willis, Industry Director, Lighting Systems at the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) was recognized with the 2022 ANSI Meritorious Service Award. This award is presented to individuals [...]

NEMA Joins with Major Trade Associations to Offer Warnings on Tariffs

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) joined the National Association of Home Appliance Manufacturers (AHAM), the Air-Conditioning, Heating and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI), and the North American Association of Food Equipment Manufacturers (NAFEM) to [...]

Merritt Reservoir State Recreation Area Named IDA’s 200th Certified Dark Sky Place

MERRITT RESERVOIR STATE RECREATION AREA, Cherry County, Nebraska, U.S. – Nebraska Tourism, Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, and the International Dark-Sky Association (IDA) proudly announce Merritt Reservoir State Recreation Area (SRA) is certified as an International Dark [...]

Nightscape: SEP, 2022 Edition

Nightscape: SEP, 2022 Edition

Parc du Mont-Bellevue Becomes Canada’s First Urban Night Sky Place

The International Dark-Sky Association (IDA) has certified the parc du Mont-Bellevue as Canada’s first Urban Night Sky Place (UNSP). The park is the fifth International Dark Sky Place in Canada, joining Bon Accord International Dark Sky [...]

NEMA Commends President Biden for Signing CHIPS Act into Law

National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) President and CEO Debra Phillips issued the following statement upon President Biden’s signing of the 2022 CHIPS and Science Act: “The CHIPS legislation signed by President Biden marks [...]

NEMA Commends Congress for Passing CHIPS Act

National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) President and CEO Debra Phillips issued the following statement upon the House passage of the 2022 CHIPS and Science Act: “This comprehensive legislation represents a tremendous step forward [...]

NECA Files Comments on Streamlining FCC Rules

NECA filed comments yesterday on the FCC’s notice of proposed rulemaking on the ACAM Broadband Coalition’s enhanced A-CAM proposal and proposed rule revisions to make the high-cost program more efficient. In its comments, NECA addressed the commission’s [...]

International Dark Sky Week Encourages People Worldwide to “Discover the Night”

Tucson, Arizona, U.S. – This April 22-30, the International Dark-Sky Association (IDA) encourages people worldwide to discover the night during International Dark Sky Week 2022. This annual week-long event aims to raise awareness [...]

New Lighting Standards Assist with Reporting Energy Data and Tagging Meta Data

The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) has published two new standards for reporting energy data and tagging metadata. ANSI C137.5 American National Standard for Lighting Systems—Energy Reporting Requirements for Lighting Devices specifies the minimum performance requirements necessary [...]

Virtual Event Celebrates Launch of Actress Kristin Chenoweth’s First Children’s Book

Open Event Sponsored by The MOMS & LEDVANCE Highlights How You Deserve Better!  WILMINGTON, Mass. – Please join The MOMS Denise Albert and Actress Kristin Chenoweth for a Family Virtual Event to celebrate Kristin’s first [...]

IDA Announces First International Dark Sky Community

JELSA, Hvar, Croatia – The International Dark-Sky Association (IDA) has now designated the Municipality of Jelsa on the island Hvar as the first International Dark Sky Community (IDSC) in both Croatia and Southern Europe. With [...]

IDA: Translating Research into Practice

The following is a guest post submitted by Catherine Pérez Vega and Karolina Zielinska-Dabkowska (IDA Technical Committee) about their recently published article “A Systematic Review for Establishing Relevant Environmental Parameters for Urban Lighting: [...]

IES Names Colleen Harper as Executive Director

February 3, 2022 (New York, NY): The Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) is excited to announce Colleen Harper as its new Executive Director, effective March 14, 2022. With over 15 years of nonprofit professional association [...]