• Lumen Award of Excellence: Covington & Burling, Washington, DC, Fisher Marantz Stone

  • Lumen Award of Excellence: Lincoln Square Synagogue, NYC, Tillotson Design Associates

  • Lumen Citation for Daylighting: Corning Museum of Glass Contemporary Art + Design Wing
    Corning, NY, Arup

  • IESNYC 2016 Fall Calendar. Click Here to Download

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  • Lumen Award of Merit: Korean War Veterans Memorial Bridge, Nashville, TN, Domingo Gonzalez Associates

  • Lumen Award of Merit: Hillman Hall at Washington University, BuroHappold Engineering

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 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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2016 Service Awards
Brilliance is defined as extreme brightness or radiance, exceptional intelligence, ability, skill, or talent, imposing splendor or magnificence. This year, the IESNYC proudly recognizes the following members with these qualities. Read More >

Frank Conti
IESNYC Brilliance Award

Jeff Hoenig
IESNYC Special Recognition Award

Adrienne Shulman
IES Section Service Award

of the Month

Nathalie Faubert
Senior Associate

MOONlighting 2 Opening Reception
Wed., Sept. 14, 2016, 6pm–10pm

New this year:
Open Exhibition to the public
Thurs., Sept. 15, 2016, 9am–5pm
(no registration required)

The DLFNY, IALD and IESNYC are collaborating once again on an exhibition featuring the artistic side of people in the NYC lighting design industry. New York-based lighting industry professionals (including a sprinkling from allied professions), all passionate about their “day jobs,” will exhibit their after-hours creative pursuits at MOONlighting2.

Registration Is Now Closed

Winners of the 2016 Lumen Awards

On June 16, 2016, the IESNYC announced the recipients of the 2016 Lumen Awards at the 48th annual Lumen Gala. Awards of Excellence were presented to Tillotson Design Associates for New York’s Lincoln Square Synagogue, and to Fisher Marantz Stone for Covington & Burling’s office building in Washington, DC. Six Awards of Merit were presented — two to BuroHappold Engineering and the other four awarded to One Lux Studio; Tillotson Design Associates; KGM Architectural Lighting; and Domingo Gonzalez Associates. Citations were awarded to Arup; Cline Bettridge Bernstein Lighting Design;  Cooley Monato Studio; ICRAVE Lighting; Christine Sciulli; and Orsman Design, Inc. More >

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IESNYC Calendar

Sep 27

IES SEM-01 Planned Indoor Lighting Maintenance

6:00 PM
This seminar has been cancelled

Oct 13

EmergIES Welcoming Event

6:00 PM
Save the Date

Oct 18
Oct 20

IESNYC Board Meeting

6:00 PM
Monthly Board and Committee meeting open to all IESNYC Members

Oct 25

IES SEM-03: Lighting Economics

6:00 PM
Explore a variety of ways of analyzing the economics of lighting systems to maximize value on your projects.


Long Island Control-LED Trade Show

October 18, 2016. Registration is open for Long Island Control-LED, a Long Island trade show devoted specifically to LED products and controls. Read More