• Brian Belluomini passes the IESNYC presidential gavel to the new president, Caleb McKenzie

  • 2017 Lumen Citation for the Lighting of an Art Installation, Arup, 1.8 by Janet Echelman, Washington, DC

  • 2017 Lumen Citation for Transformation of a Space Through Lighting, Tillotson Design Associates
    599 Lexington Avenue Ground Floor Upgrades, NYC

  • 2017 Lumen Award of Merit, KGM Architectural Lighting, Hyundai Capital Convention Hall, Seoul, S. Korea

  • 2017 Lumen Citation for Excellence in Exhibition Lighting, Dot Dash, Manus x Machina, The Met, NYC

  • 2017 Lumen Citation for Sensitive Upgrade of an Iconic Building, SBLD Studio, The Met Breuer, NYC

  • 2017 Lumen Citation for Historic Decorative Fixtures, Fisher Marantz Stone, Inc.
    Park Avenue Armory Veterans Room, NYC

  • 2017 Lumen Award of Merit, Lighting Workshop, Saks Fifth Avenue at Brookfield Place, NYC

  • 2017 Lumen Award of Merit, Lighting Workshop, Squarespace Global Headquarters, NYC

  • 2017 Lumen Award of Merit, L’Observatoire International, SteelStacks Campus, Bethlehem, PA

  • 2017 Lumen Award of Excellence, Brandston Partnership Inc.
    United States Air Force Academy, Center for Character & Leadership Development, Colorado Springs

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.

IESNYC Announces Caleb McKenzie as 2017-2018 President

Continuing an IESNYC tradition, Caleb McKenzie, LC, IADLA, (left) a principal at US Lighting Consultants, and IESNYC vice president, joined Brian Belluomini, 2015-2017 IESNYC president (right) on stage at the 2017 Lumen Gala for the ceremonial passing of the president’s gavel. McKenzie officially became IESNYC section president on July 1, 2017.

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Natalia Lesniak, LC, MIES
Senior Architectural Lighting Designer
Lumen Architecture

The 49th Annual Lumen Gala Shines Again!
On June 15, 2017, the IESNYC announced the recipients of the 2017 IESNYC Lumen Awards at the 49th annual Lumen Gala at Pier 60, Chelsea Piers, NYC. Brandston Partnership Inc. won a Lumen Award of Excellence for the United States Air Force Academy, Center for Character & Leadership Development. Lighting Workshop won two Lumen Award of Merits, and Lumen Award of Merits were also awarded to L’Observatoire International and KGM Architectural Lighting. Dot Dash, SBLD Studio, Fisher Marantz Stone, Inc., Tillotson Design Associates, and Arup all won Citations in particular categories.
Congratulations to the Winners for their Outstanding Achievements! CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS

IESNYC Presents the 2017 Service Awards
On June 15, 2017, at the Lumen Gala, the IESNYC gratefully recognized the following members who make the New York City Section shine. A Golden Achievement Award was presented to Paul Marantz, Fisher Marantz Stone; Lee Brandt, HLB Lighting Design was presented the 2017 Brilliance Award; and Special Recognition Awards were presented to Erin Gussert, Regency Lighting and Derek Porter, Derek Porter Studio & Associate Professor, MFA Lighting Design - Parsons School of Design. The IESNYC, once again, extends our thanks for their service, support and dedication to our section and NYC lighting community. Read More >

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IESNYC Calendar

Sep 7

Moonlighting 3

6:00 PM
An exhibition of art and design created by lighting industry professionals

Sep 20

Save the Date! An Evening at the Beekman Hotel

6:00 PM
Join us for a guided lighting tour of the Beekman Hotel. Enjoy food and cocktails after the tour.

Sep 21

IESNYC Board Meeting

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

Sep 26

IES Seminar Light & Health

6:00 PM
Learn how lighting characteristics affect the visual and circadian systems

Oct 11

Save the Date! WELL...WELL...WELL!

6:00 PM
Applying WELL Building Standard (WBS) tor human centric lighting design

Oct 19

IESNYC Board Meeting

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


Past IESNYC Presidents Luncheon 2017

It's an annual tradition to hold a Past Presidents Luncheon. What they have in common is that they led our NYC Section for one to two years—no small task! Read More

IES Lighting Certification Study Group 2017

Aug. 28-Nov. 2. For those registered to take the NCQLP lighting certification exam, the IES is offering an LC Study Group, an online, web-based support program Read More

2017 IES Street & Area Lighting Conference

September 10-13, 2017 | JW Marriott Austin Hotel, Austin, Texas. Registration is Open for the IES Street & Area Lighting Conference Read More