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IES GO: Lighting Podcasts

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Brought to you by the Illuminating Engineering Society, the IES GO Lighting Podcasts contain valuable insights into the art and science of quality lighting. Episodes focus on lighting education, the latest in lighting technology disruption, interviews with the lighting community’s most influential c… read more

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Farewell

February 22nd, 2024

0:39

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Progressions: Beyond Sunset: A history of lighting in free verse

May 4th, 2021

4:27

Mark Lien, industry relations manager for the IES, recorded an audio version of his free-verse column written for the May 2021 issue of LD+A. Titled …

Forces of Change | Revisiting the Impact of COVID-19 on Lighting Professionals: Eight Months Later

November 10th, 2020

1:20:27

We recorded a special Forces of Change video interview in March 2020 to provide a report on the impact of COVID-19 on lighting professionals from the vantage point of some prominent individuals representing various …

Forces of Change | The Impact of COVID-19 on Lighting Professionals

November 10th, 2020

1:01:07

We have recorded a special Forces of Change video interview to provide a report on the impact of COVID-19 on lighting professionals, during these …

Forces of Change | History of Electric Lighting with Hal Wallace of the Smithsonian Institution

March 2nd, 2020

56:19

Harold (Hal) Wallace, the Curator of the Electricity Collection at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of American History sits down with …

Forces of Change | DOE 2020 and Beyond

January 9th, 2020

1:09:07

Dr. Karma Sawyer of the DOE is Mark Lien’s guest and they discuss where the DOE is heading in 2020 and beyond specifically with regards to lighting.

Forces of Change | Intelligent Lighting Systems

January 9th, 2020

1:13:46

Mark Lien sits down with Dr. Robert Karlicek of LESA at RPI to discuss how Intelligent Lighting Systems can transform how people live and work.

Trailblazers & Icons | Dr. James Brodrick

December 4th, 2019

1:05:39

Probably no one in North America is more responsible for energy-saving dollars in lighting than James Brodrick over the last two decades. Jim …

Trailblazers & Icons | Shuji Nakamura

December 4th, 2019

35:11

The inventor and Noble Prize winner Shuji Nakamura discusses his invention of blue pump yellow phosphor white light LEDs and what he sees going forward.

Trailblazers & Icons | Eunice Noell-Waggoner

December 4th, 2019

59:50

Eunice Noell-Waggoner sits down with Terry McGowan and discusses her career signature research and crusade for more empathy in lighting design for seniors and those with low vision.

FIRES | Circadian Lighting: a Neuroscientist’s Perspective

May 10th, 2019

17:29

The purpose of this article is to evaluate from a biological standpoint the rationale for the establishment of a Circadian Lighting standard put …

FIRES | Circadian Lighting: An Engineer’s Perspective

May 9th, 2019

22:52

Whether you call it “circadian lighting,” “biologically effective lighting,” or some other name, the principle is the same: the color and intensity …

Forces of Change | Randy Reid

March 4th, 2019

54:48

Mark Lien chats with IES Past President and editor of the Edison Report Randy Reid about the 20th Anniversary of the Edison Report, the importance of integrity in reporting, the invasion of the IT conglomerates into the …

Forces of Change | Plant Science Possibilities with Light

December 5th, 2018

55:44

As our population continues to grow, farm land disappearing and an increased awareness of what goes into our produce, the need to increase yield …

Forces of Change | 3D Printed Lighting

November 5th, 2018

51:17

As if our lighting community needs more disruption, we are poised for a radical change in how we make, distribute and sell our products. We have …

Trailblazers & Icons | Dr. Sam Berman

November 3rd, 2018

47:44

Sam Berman recounts his path into lighting research, recent changes of the energy codes and the science of lighting.

Trailblazers and Icons is an inspiring and informative series of interviews with some of the lighting …

Trailblazers & Icons | David DiLaura

November 3rd, 2018

1:07:52

David DiLaura offers a captivating reflection on his career in lighting including the changes in teaching requirements and expectations and his extensive work to develop the 10th Edition Lighting Handbook.

Trailblazers …

Trailblazers & Icons | Janet Lennox Moyer

November 3rd, 2018

44:58

Jan Moyer literally wrote the book on Landscape Lighting. She sits down with host Dan Blitzer and expounds on her career path and what she is up to presently.

Trailblazers and Icons is an inspiring and informative …

Trailblazers & Icons | Howard Brandston

November 3rd, 2018

50:12

Howard Brandston regales us with his discussion of how he got his start in lighting, his career with the IES and his approach to lighting design and education.

Trailblazers and Icons is an inspiring and informative …

Trailblazers & Icons | Rita Harrold

November 3rd, 2018

1:03:51

Rita Harrold became the first woman President of the IES in 1985, seventy-nine years after the IES was established. Rita discusses her trailblazing …

Trailblazers & Icons | Dr. Mark Rea

November 3rd, 2018

29:40

Mark Rea discusses the state of lighting education today, the need for revised discussion on lighting metrics, levels and need for action now.

Trailblazers and Icons is an inspiring and informative series of interviews …

Trailblazers & Icons | Christopher Cuttle

November 3rd, 2018

1:23:53

Christopher “Kit” Cuttle delivers a compelling paradigm shift on how lighting is measured as well as reminisces about his career, thus far.

Trailblazers and Icons is an inspiring and informative series of interviews …

Forces of Change | Light and Health Beyond Circadian Response

October 29th, 2018

1:01:06

Douglas Steel, Ph.D. is a Translational Scientist with NeuroSense, a medical technology consultancy developing novel phototherapies for treating a …

FIRES | Melanopic Green The Other Side of Blue

August 21st, 2018

10:18

Numerous medical studies have shown that exposure to blue light at night suppresses the production of melatonin by the pineal gland in our brains and …

FIRES | The Science of Light and Health: How to Interpret the Claims That Underlie Medical and Wellness Effects

August 6th, 2018

23:11

These are transformational times for the lighting industry. The cost of LED-based products has dropped dramatically. At the same time, increased …

Forces of Change | Get a Grip

May 29th, 2018

49:18

With his co-founder and co-host Michael Colligan, Greg Ehrich started the Get a Grip Podcast in February 2017. Recognizing that there is a need in …

Forces of Change | 90.1 Modeling

April 25th, 2018

52:16

This podcast features two key members of the ANSI/ASHRAE/IES 90.1 Lighting Subcommittee that establishes lighting power density levels for this foundational standard.  The discussion reveals and explains to our lighting …

FIRES | The Science of Near-Infrared Lighting: Fact or Fiction

March 29th, 2018

16:25

There is a common-sense argument being presented in the popular media that since humans evolved under sunlight, our bodies must surely make use of …

Forces of Change | Lighting as a Service

March 20th, 2018

42:32

Discussions about Lighting as a Service (LaaS) are no longer focused on whether it will evolve into an essential aspect of future lighting projects, …

Lights of the Round: Part 2 – The Players in Lighting Specifications

January 31st, 2018

1:36:05

Presentation: Randy Burkett, FIALD, FIES; Kevin J. Flynn, FAIA, NCARB, IES; Carol McGlogan; Craig Casey; Kristina K. Martin, PE, LC, LEED AP

A group …

Lights of the Round: Part 1 – The Players in Lighting Specifications

January 31st, 2018

1:10:21

Presentation: Randy Burkett, FIALD, FIES; Kevin J. Flynn, FAIA, NCARB, IES; Carol McGlogan; Craig Casey; Kristina K. Martin, PE, LC, LEED AP

A group …

Architecture for Light: Part 2

October 29th, 2017

1:18:58

The first presentation in the Indispensable Lighting Series is a two-hour, two-part video entitled, Architecture for Light by Kim and Paul …

Architecture for Light: Part 1

October 29th, 2017

45:10

The first presentation in the Indispensable Lighting Series is a two-hour, two-part video entitled, Architecture for Light by Kim and Paul Mercier. …

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