NLB Hosts Webinar on Controls

Silver Spring, MD - The National Lighting Bureau is encouraging building owners and managers; architects; interior designers; electrical engineers and contractors; property, facility, and asset managers; and others responsible for building design, construction, and energy consumption and conservation to attend a free webcast on Thursday, September 15, 2011, 1:00PM-2:00PM EDT, focusing on the newest lighting-control technologies,

strategies, and systems that can help building managers achieve sustainability and budget objectives; e.g., digital lighting controls, wireless systems, advanced-daylighting and window-shade controls, and occupancy sensors. Speakers will also address energy-code compliance and intelligent-building systems integration. The webcast is sponsored by the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA), a founding sponsor of the National Lighting Bureau, and Building Operating Managementmagazine. To register, visit 

Speakers will include, among others, Michael Jouaneh of National Lighting Bureau Sponsor Lutron Electronics. Active in the development of various green-building codes and standards, Mr. Jouaneh has authored several articles, white papers, and case studies on high-performance green buildings, energy conservation, and sustainability. 

According to Douglass M. Baillie, NEMA's representative on the National Lighting Bureau board, "Many of the companies that invest in lighting controls principally to reduce energy waste and save money are delighted by the flexibility they also offer, permitting adjustment of lighting levels to enhance aesthetics or just the mood. Those who have not yet looked into all that lighting controls can do for them are missing the boat. Attending this free webcast is a must." 

Established in 1976, the National Lighting Bureau is an independent, not-for-profit, lighting-information source sponsored by professional societies, trade associations, manufacturers, and agencies of the U.S. government, including, among others:


  • enLIGHTen America;
  • GE Lighting;
  • Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IES);
  • Imperial Lighting Maintenance Company;
  • interNational Association of Lighting Management Companies (NALMCO);
  • Lighting Alternatives, Inc.;
  • Lighting Controls Association;
  • Lutron Electronics Company, Inc.;
  • Magnaray;
  • National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA);
  • National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA);
  • U.S. General Services Administration.