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January 16, 2019    

"How to hold your Spec"

Using the Commercial realities of lighting to maintain your design. 
"How to hold your Spec"

Instructor: Mr. Jody Good LC, IALD, FIES, USITT, LEED AP 

Learning objectives:

  • The importance of putting your intentions on the documents

  • Why you should never approve verbally.

  • How to use contractor allowances to avoid commercial problems.

  • How to use add/delete unit price schedule to control cost.

  • The importance of developing and maintaining a reputation of holding a specification.


January, 16, 2018
"How to hold your Spec" presentation

Standard Insurance Building
Atrium Room
900 SW 5th Ave
Portland, OR 97204
The Atrium Room is on the upper lobby level at the top of the escalators

Please click on Sign Up button above to register

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Polar Bears, Festival Du Voyageur and outstanding Lighting Education! 

AEFI 2019

February 21-22

Mark your calendars now for two days of networking and education in the heart of Canada.

The IES presents this two-day lighting conference and offers you the opportunity to attend advanced level sessions presented by industry experts.The conference will be held at the Canadian Museum of Human Rights, sure to be an amazing educational venue.

Check out the AEFI website registration details:  https://aefi2019.wixsite.com/winnipeg

Member Volunteer Opportunity 


EP Mentorship Program

The IES Portland Section is looking for volunteers to help mentor emerging professional and student members in the ways of the IES and our industry at large.

Looking for an exciting opportunity to give back to your friendly neighborhood lighting organization? Want to help integrate new talent into our industry?? 

Here’s what we’re looking for:

  • Availability to meet, in person, with an EP or student mentee quarterly, lunch or coffee is great!

  • Mid to senior level professionals in good standing, a least 5 years in IES and related industry is highly desired.

 Architectural lighting to energy efficiency, sales to construction we’re excited for potential opportunities for mentors and EPs to cross-pollinate between these facets of our field!
Please contact us at Outreach@IESOR.org for more details.  

Mark Ramsby receives the IES Portland, Oregon Section Meritorious Service Award


Mark Ramsby, a valued long term contributor to the IES Portland Section, is the recipient of the 2018 Meritorious Service Award. Mark has been instrumental in raising scholarship money, helping build the Section website, overseeing the Illumination Awards & judging, as well as creating the student luminaire design competition. Join us in congratulating Mark! 

Thank you for providing rooms at the Standard Insurance Building for IES events!

Thank you for providing rooms at the Standard Insurance Building for IES events!


The JC Garber Grant provides an opportunity for students to develop lighting design skills through a design competition  and further their knowledge by working with a professional in the lighting field.

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