2017 Bookstore Publications

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

04.11.19 After 43 Years, John Bachner Retires from the National Lighting Bureau

ROSSLYN, Va., April 11, 2019 — John Bachner, Founder and Executive Director of the National Lighting Bureau, is retiring after 43 years.   John started the NLB in 1976 in response to the energy [...]

02.13.19 The Lighting Revolution That Will Not “Rollback”

From the NEMA Blog | February 12, 2019 By Clark Silcox, NEMA General Counsel There is a revolution in lighting underway, and it is being led by lighting consumers, retailers, and manufacturers.  We [...]

02.12.19 “Prescription Lighting”

View the "Prescription Lighting" 7th Annual Lighting Forum Video.

01.31.19 New Standard Available for Wireless Networked Lighting Controllers for Use with Roadway and Area Lighting Systems

ROSSLYN, Va., January 31, 2019—The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) published ANSI C136.48-2018 American National Standard for Roadway and Area Lighting Equipment—Wireless Networked Lighting Controllers. “C136.48 defines hardware and software components of wireless [...]

01.30.19 NEMA 2019 Electrical Standards & Products Guide Now Available

ROSSLYN, Va., January 30, 2019—Today, the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) published the 2019 Electrical Standards & Product Guide (ESPG), a comprehensive guide of NEMA Standards and white papers, product categories, and the [...]

01.25.19 Revised Roadway Lighting Standard Corrects Test Procedures for Evaluating Luminaires and Control Devices

ROSSLYN, Va., January 25, 2019—The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) published ANSI C136.2-2018 American National Standard for Roadway and Area Lighting Equipment—Dielectric Withstand and Electrical Transient Immunity Requirements. “C136.2 contains minimum performance requirements [...]

01.23.19 NEMA Issues New Installation Guidelines for Outdoor Luminaires

ROSSLYN, Va., January 21, 2019—The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) published NEMA LSD 80-2018 Installation Guidelines for Outdoor Luminaires—Grounding Considerations. This new white paper addresses the application of the National Electrical Safety Code® [...]

01.18.19 High-Mast, Side-Mounted Roadway Lighting Standard Now Includes LED Technology

ROSSLYN, Va., January 18, 2019—The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) published ANSI C136.18-2018 American National Standard for Roadway and Area Lighting Equipment—High-Mast Side-Mounted Luminaires. Developed by the ANSI Committee for Outdoor Lighting, this [...]

01.14.19 Internet of Things and Cybersecurity Focus of Panel at National Lighting Bureau’s Seventh Annual Lighting Forum

Shepherdstown, WV, January 4, 2019 – “The lighting community will change dramatically” from Internet-of-things (IoT) adoption, and much of that change is subject to speculation: No one can predict with confidence what will [...]

01.11.18 Regal Beloit’s Mark Gliebe Elected Chairman of NEMA Board of Governors

NEMA welcomes new officers from Eaton, Hubbell, and Siemens ROSSLYN, Va., January 11, 2019—The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) announced that Regal Beloit’s Mark Gliebe was elected chairman of the NEMA Board of [...]

“IOT & Cybersecurity” Video

View the "IOT & Cybersecurity" 7th Annual Lighting Forum video.

12.09.18 NALMCO® Announces Release of December Issue of LM&M Magazine

Ankeny, IA |   December 6, 2018 The interNational Association of Lighting Management Companies® (NALMCO) is pleased to announce the immediate availability of the December Issue of Lighting Management and Maintenance (LM&M) Magazine. LM&M, [...]

Annual Report, November 30, 2018

REPORT OF THE CHAIR Annual Report of National Lighting Bureau Chair Cary S. Mendelsohn, CLMC to the National Lighting Bureau Board of Directors Assembled at the Bureau’s Annual Meeting, [...]

12.03.18 Ray Kasmark Elected Chair of the National Lighting Bureau

Shepherdstown, WV December 3, 2018: Raymond E. “Ray” Kasmark, Jr. has been elected chair of the National Lighting Bureau (NLB), the independent, not-for-profit, lighting-education foundation sponsored by professional societies, trade associations, manufacturers, utilities, [...]

11.30.18 Protocols for Wired and Wireless Control Systems Discussed at National Lighting Bureau’s 7th Annual Lighting Forum

Shepherdstown, WV, November 26, 2018 – “Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about wired and wireless control protocols for residential and nonresidential lighting” might just as well be the title of a fascinating, [...]

11.27.18 Electroindustry Awards Commemorate Medical Imaging, Engineering, and Business Innovation

ROSSLYN, Va., November 27, 2018—The National Electrical Manufacturers Association(NEMA) announced the winners of its annual awards November 15, 2018, during its Annual Meeting in San Antonio, Texas. The awards recognize individuals or companies for [...]

“Protocols for Wired and Wireless Systems” Video

View the “Protocols for Wired and Wireless Systems” – NLB’s 7th Annual Lighting Forum Video.

11.08.18 More than 5,500 Lighting-Designer Listings Make Up National Lighting Bureau’s “Lighting-Designer Directory”; New Expansion into Canada

Shepherdstown, WV: The National Lighting Bureau (NLB) has launched NLB-TV with more than 200 videos comprising a collection that is likely to grow to 500 or more within a year, according to NLB [...]

10.25.18 National Lighting Bureau Launches NLB-TV

Shepherdstown, WV: The National Lighting Bureau (NLB) has launched NLB-TV with more than 200 videos comprising a collection that is likely to grow to 500 or more within a year, according to NLB [...]

08.31.18 NALMCO Announces Release of August Issue of LM&M Magazine

Ankeny, IA |  August 31, 2018 The interNational Association of Lighting Management Companies (NALMCO) is pleased to announce the immediate availability of the August Issue of Lighting Management and Maintenance (LM&M) Magazine. LM&M, [...]

07.17.18 NEMA Study Examining Outdoor Lighting and Human/Animal Factors Now Available from NLB’s Free Lighting Bookstore

Shepherdstown, WV: “Outdoor lighting at night provides many obvious and accepted benefits to society, including the ability to safely travel on roadways, facilitate commerce, enable outdoor activities such as recreation, provide for the [...]

Outdoor Lighting and Human/Animal Factors: An Industry Evaluation

Outdoor Lighting and Human/Animal Factors: An Industry Evaluation examines issues that can result in compromised outdoor-lighting quality when color issues are misunderstood and, therefore, misapplied. Prepared by the Lighting Systems Division of [...]

06.26.18 National Lighting Bureau Launches 39th High-Benefit Lighting® Awards Program

Shepherdstown, WV—The National Lighting Bureau’s announced its 39th annual High-Benefit Lighting Awards Program, a unique program open to owners, developers, architects, engineers, lighting designers, landscape-lighting professionals, interior designers, facility and property managers, constructors, [...]

06.05.18 The Passing of a Legend: Bill Hanley

William “Bill” Hanley, 75, of Wyckoff, New Jersey, passed away peacefully on Monday, June 4th, 2018. Bill was born in Staten Island and lived in New York City before moving to Wyckoff 46 [...]

05.21.18 Lighting Is Focus at World’s First Space Double Platinum-Certified by LEED, WELL

Shepherdstown, WV – The Washington, DC, headquarters office of the American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) was the first project in the world certified platinum by both the United States Green Building Council [...]