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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, Oct. 23, 2014

Calendar »

Nov 12

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

6:00pm to 8:00pm

Nov 18

IES Seminar: Lamps and Ballasts

6:00 PM to 9:00 pm

Nov 19

ELS Lighting Expo 2014

11:00 am to 9:00 pm

Nov 20

ELS Lighting Expo 2014

11:00 am to 7:00 pm

Nov 20

Board Meeting

5:00 pm to 7:00 pm

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

Meg Smith, LC, IES, LEED AP,  PRNA Lighting Solutions and Services
Senior Project Manager, Applications Solutions, Philips Lighting

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