Winter Lights Festival IS COMING

February 1st - 4th

This combination lighting design and arts festival is picking up steam this year after last year's big success. There are opportunities to participate, so if this looks interesting, drop us a line and we will make sure you get in the mix.

Contact us HERE. 

CALL FOR ENTRIES FOR ILLUMINATION AWARDS

Photo courtesy of Tri Met

Photo courtesy of Tri Met

We can start taking submissions for Illumination Awards January 2nd. It is not too early to start thinkiing about entering that great project that you worked on. 

Contact Mark Ramsby HERE.

 

Thank you for your contributions to the IES society:

distinguished service award

robert dupuy

2016

Robert Dupuy, IALD, IES, LC

Robert Dupuy, IALD, IES, LC

Thank you, Robert, for your dedication to lighting for older people with aging eyes, and to those with low vision. Your development and promotion of IES RP-28 continues to provide appropriate guidelines for this demographic of society.

Our Generous Sponsors for the 2016 Gala

ADVANCED EDUCATIONAL FLY-IN

ALASKA MARCH 2-3 -2017

You can catch the Iditarod!!

You can catch the Iditarod!!

This once a year regional event provides a chance for the pro level lighting magicians to sharpen their skills and meet the Northwest's IES leaders. To make it easier we will be offering a scholarship to this event and will announce details soon.

On March 2nd the event starts and continures until the 4th, at which time you can see the start of the Iditarod. All of this is at Anchorage. 

More info is HERE. 

Congratulations

naomi miller!

 

 

 

Naomi Miller Joins the IES Board of Directors


The Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IES) is pleased to announce Naomi Miller as an At Large Director of the IES Board of Directors.  Ms. Miller was appointed to replace Dawn De Grazio, whose At-Large Director position became vacant after she was hired as IES Technical Editor.

Ms. Miller is a designer/scientist in the solid state lighting program at Pacific Northwest National Laboratory in Portland, OR. Working to bridge the gap between technology and application, Miller promotes the wise use of LEDs, and works with the lighting industry to overcome the hurdles where LEDs are not ready for prime time. She has received more than 30 architectural lighting design awards for projects ranging from churches to university science buildings, boutique hotels, supermarkets, and parking lots.

Miller chaired the IES Quality of the Visual Environment committee for 8 years and was a principal member of the writing team for Light + Design:  A Guide to Designing Quality Lighting for People and Buildings (DG-18-08).  She is a Fellow of the IES and Fellow of the IALD.  Miller received a Bachelor of Science in Art and Design (Architecture) from MIT and a Masters of Science in Lighting from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute. 

 

IES RECORDINGS OF 2015-2016 MEETINGS BELOW:

Meetings recorded by:

SEPTEMBER 2016 LUNCHEON - THE CLASSROOM OF THE FUTURE: A DOE PROJECT --Ron Scott, Finelite, Inc

POWERPOINT OUTLINE HERE

MARCH 2016 LUNCHEON - WHAT'S NEW IN IES RECOMMENDED PRACTICES FOR EXTERIOR LIGHTING?   --Shirley Coyle, Cree Inc

POWERPOINT OUTLINE HERE

 

JANUARY 2016 LUNCHEON:  DOESN'T ANYONE CARE ABOUT LUMINAIRE LIGHT DISTRIBUTION ANYMORE --Naomi Miller, Dr. Andrew Wilkerson, PNNL

 

OCTOBER 2015 LUNCHEON: LIGHT SOURCE COLOR RENDITION. -- Michael Royer, PNNL

POWERPOINT OUTLINE HERE

 

NOVEMBER 2015 LUNCHEON: TUNING THE SPECTRUM FOR PLANT GROWTH. --Tessa Pocock, RPI