Welcome to the New York City Section of the Illuminating Engineering Society.  We are a volunteer professional membership organization comprised of individuals who share a mutual appreciation for and fascination with all things lighting.  We are lighting designers, architects, engineers, consultants, lighting manufacturers, lighting representatives, electrical distributors and allied professionals.


We are dedicated to promoting both the art and science of illumination to our members, to other professional organizations, to the industry, and to the public through inspiring events, informative programs & educational series, and great networking opportunities.


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The IES, founded in 1906, has had a rich past; its second century promises an exciting future.  The IES website allows you to explore the Society's Publication, Educational Events, Conferences, Society Awards, IES Committees, and Industry News. Click here to explore the IES site!

Thursday, Jul. 24, 2014

Calendar »

Aug 21

IESNYC Board Meeting

5:00pm to 7:00pm

Sep 18

IESNYC Board Meeting

5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Oct 16

IESNYC Board Meeting

5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Nov 20

IESNYC Board Meeting

5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Dec 18

IESNYC Board Meeting

5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

News »

Call for Proposals: 2014 Richard Kelly Grant

Scholarship program opened to young persons working in lighting in North America. Deadline: June 30, 2014

Winners: 2014 Lumen Awards

Twelve projects by ten New York City lighting design firms received Lumen Awards at the Illuminating Engineering Society New York City Section’s 46th Annual Lumen Gala

IESNYC Board Member of the Month

Kelly Seeger, LC, LEED AP

Green Light New York Lighting Training

Technical courses that focuses on NYC's current lighting codes, lighting retrofits and lighting controls