• IESNYC 2014 Fall Calendar

  • Photo fun at the Lumen Gala 2014

  • “Livre Noir” by Esli Teker — Winning Project of The 2014 New York City Student Lighting Competition

  • IESNYC Student Competition Winners

  • 2014 Lumen Award of Excellence

    Steven L. Anderson Design Center and Vol Walker Hall Renovation, Fayetteville, AR

  • Lights of New York City

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.

Awards News

Call For Entries: 2015 Student Competition

This year’s theme, RESIDUAL SPARKS challenges students to think about how light is interwoven with time and memory.
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of the Month

Lucia R Granieri
Branch Manager
Electra Supply‚ Division of Wesco Distribution

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OHNY Showcased Ten Significant Exterior Lighting Designs Created by Lumen Award-Winning Lighting Designers

October 11, 2014 – For the first time in the history of Open House New York Weekend, OHNY, in collaboration with the IESNYC, devoted an evening to the exploration of New York City’s illuminated environment and showcased ten major projects in New York City by Lumen Award-winning lighting designers. read more

The Patricia DiMaggio Memorial Fund

The IESNYC is proud to announce the formation of an education-centric fund to honor our friend and colleague with her contributions to our industry and perpetuate causes she championed. To learn more about Patricia and how to support and contribute to the fund visit pdimfund.org.

Green Light New York Resource Center and the IESNYC

The IESNYC has found a great home at the Green Light New York Resource Center in Lower Manhattan. This partnership is much more than sharing space. We will also be sharing ideas and collaborating on special programming, and increase the dialogues between real estate stakeholders and the lighting community of designers, manufacturers, distributors and installers. To learn more about Green Light New York Resource Center and their educational events visit greenlightny.org


Dec 3

Codes Update Part 3: Energy Conservation Codes on Daylighting and Controls

6:00 PM
The conclusion of a three-part series on Codes on Lighting Design

Dec 10


7:00 PM
Join us in this annual celebration!

Dec 18

IESNYC Board Meeting

5:00 PM
Monthly Board and Commitee meeting open to IESNYC members

Mar 5

LEDucation 9

10:00 AM
Two day event hosted by the DLF


GLNY 2014 Efficiency Survey

Put yourself in the running to win a free iPad and fill out a ten minute survey by Green Light New York. Read More

GLNY Reflecting the Sky

A Presentation of the Fulton Transit Center Oculus Read More

Lumen Awards Judging

Use your expertise to serve on the 2015 Lumen jury. Read More

IES: Emerging Professional Membership Grade

Associate Membership in the IES includes a sub-category of Emerging Professional for those entering the lighting profession. Read More