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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Saturday, Sep. 20, 2014

Calendar »

Sep 23

IES Seminar: Luminaires and Optics

6:00pm to 9:00pm

Sep 25

Program North: LED Lighting and Design in Landscape Lighting

6:00 PM to 7:30 pm

Oct 08

SAVE THE DATE: Codes Update Part 1: The 2014 NYC Building Code on Lighting Design

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Oct 16

Board Meeting

5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Nov 12

SAVE THE DATE: Codes Update Part 2: The NY State Energy Conservation Code on Lighting Design

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Nov 20

Board Meeting

5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

Dec 03

SAVE THE DATE: Codes Update Part 3: The NY State Energy Conservation Code on Daylighting and Controls

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Dec 18

Board Meeting

5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

News »

Open House New York Announces OHNY at Night

An exploration of New York City’s illuminated environment.

Call for Members for IES Standards Writing Committees

IES National invites you to share your expertise in helping develop future lighting recommendations.

IESNYC Board Member of the Month

BradTelias, consultant, Enterprise Lighting Sales

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

Green Light New York Lighting Training

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