Technical Committees

IES invites you to volunteer and offer your recommendations on IES events, help recognize achievement in the lighting industry or develop the next generation of lighting professionals by submitting an application for a technical committee of your choice. You can explore technical committees on this page, or go to the quick application form here.

 

 

59 total

Aged and Partially Sighted Lighting Committee  

Scope: This Technical Committee researches and develops best practices for lighting in eldercare facilities and senior living environments.

 

Assembly and Performance Lighting Committee  

Scope: This Technical Committee researches and develops best practices for lighting performance facilities, including lighting controls and effects.

 

Aviation Lighting Committee  

Scope: This Technical Committee researches and develops best practices for lighting spaces and functions involved in the operation of aircraft and spacecraft.

 

Aviation Lighting Events Committee  

Scope: This Technical Committee researches and develops best practices for lighting spaces and functions involved in the operation of aircraft and spacecraft.

 

BIM Committee  

Scope: This Technical Committee reviews Building Information Management practices for lighting.

 

Color Committee  

Scope: This Technical Committee researches the science and effects of color in lighting and develops methods for describing/quantifying color qualities of light.

 

Computer Committee  

Scope: This Technical Committee researches and develops standard formats for input data to be used in lighting calculation software.

 

Daylight Metrics Committee  

Scope: This Technical Committee develops metrics and criteria to measure and assess the daylight quality and performance of various building designs.

 

Daylighting Committee  

Scope: This Technical Committee researches and develops best practices for daylighting through the dual use of daylight and electric lighting controls.

 

Discomfort Glare in Outdoor Nighttime Environments Committee  

Scope: This Technical Committee was formed to define a glare metric that can be used by lighting designers to determine if glare will exist at off-site viewing locations.

 

Energy Efficiency Lighting Programs Committee  

Scope: This Technical Committee researches and develops best practices for design-based energy efficiency programs.

 

Healthcare Facilities Committee  

Scope: This Technical Committee researches and develops best practices for lighting in healthcare facilities.

 

Horticultural Lighting Committee  

Scope: This Technical Committee researches and develops best practices for horticultural lighting using climate-based annual daylighting and electric lighting with lighting and shading controls.

 

Hospitality Facilities Committee  

Scope: This Technical Committee researches and develops best practices for lighting in hospitality facilities.

 

Industrial Lighting Committee  

Scope: This Technical Committee researches and develops best practices for lighting in industrial facilities.

 

Internet of Things Committee  

Scope: This Technical Committee researches and develops best practices and standards that encompass connectivity in the built environment through the implementation of lighting products and lighting equipment.

 

Landscape Lighting Committee  

Scope: This Technical Committee researches and develops best practices for interior and exterior landscape environments.

 

Light and Design Committee  

This Technical Committee reviews, researches and develops best practices for lighting design considerations and techniques.

 

Light and Human Health Committee  

Summarize state of the art research on the circadian, neuroendocrine and neurobehavioral effects of ocular light exposure; propose recommendations for the measurement, quantification and reporting of light in the context of these ‘non-visual’ responses to light; propose fundamental principles on the properties of light that should be considered in applications of light affecting circadian, neuroendocrine and neurobehavioral systems or more broadly, human physiology, behavior and health; review documents generated by the IES that are light and health related.