Design Professional / Lighting Education

Lighting Designers / Engineers

IALD - International Association of Lighting Designers
IESNA - Illuminating Engineering Society of North America
CIE - International Commission on Illumination
ELDA - European Lighting Designers Association

Lighting Research Center

Lawrence Berkley Lab
The Lighting Research Center
Lighting Research Office
Lighting Design Lab

Professional Organizations

AIA - American Institute of Architects
Architecture & Design Society
ASID - American Society of Interior Designers
ASTM - American Society for Testing and Materials
CIBSE - The Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers
EDPA - Exhibit Designers and Producers Association
Energy Star Products
Energy Star Partner Resources
FEMP Lights
IDA - International Dark-Sky Association
IEEE - Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers
IIDA - International Interior Design Association
ISO - International Standards Organization
LCA - Lighting Controls Association
NAHB - National Association of Home Builders
NASFM - National Association of Store Fixture Manufacturers
Next Generation Lighting Industry Alliance
NCQLP - National Council on Qualifications for the Lighting Industry
NLB - National Lighting Bureau
SEIA - Solar Energy Industries Association

Energy Efficiency

The DesignLights Consortium®
U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
Alliance to Save Energy
IAEEL - International Association for Energy Efficient Lighting
DOE Energy Star Program Requirements for Integral LED lamps
Energy Star Program Requirement Tool

Codes and Standards

ASHRAE 90.1 Code
CEC - Title 24 - California Energy Commission - Title 24 Energy Efficiency Guidelines on-line
Light Bulb Laws
NEC - News, summaries, code changes
NEMA - National Electrical Manufacturers Association
NFPA - National Fire Protection Association
NYSERDA - NY State Energy Research & Development Authority

Lighting Education

Philips Lightolier Lessons in Lighting
IESNA Discover Lighting - online lighting course
Learn 2 Light
Conductors Information
Energy Star Life Cycle Cost Estimate
Lighting Education Centers (Architectural Lighting Online)
How flourescent tubes are made
Sylvania Lighting 101 Training
Energy Efficient Upgrades - SBA

Lighting Glossary

GE Lighting Glossary
Residential Lighting Glossary


Edison and the Electric Chair - A Story of Light and Death Mark Essig
The Art of Lighting Randall Whitehead
The Art of Outdoor Lighting Randall Whitehead
The Lighting Pattern Book for Homes Russell P. Leslie, AIA, IES, and Kathryn M. Conway, MS
The Landscape Lighting Book Janet Lennox Moyer, IES, ASID
The Outdoor Lighting Pattern Book Russell P. Leslie, AIA, IES, and Kathryn M. Conway, MS

History of Lighting

A History of Light and Lighting
Competition to Edison's Lamp
A Few Maps and Images from Edison's Early Life
George Kovacs Article from Home Lighting & Accessories Magazine
Old Bulbs
The History of the Incandescent Lightbulb