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The New York City Lighting Council is an information source and champion for issues involving the use of lighting in and about the New York Cityscape. The Council provides web-based resources for the public, and serves as a forum and reference for lighting professionals.

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Issue: 3 9 Oct 2009

Thanks to the efforts of Marty Salzberg and Chad Groshart the NYC Lighting Council collected 16 ASHRAE Addenda comments from the NYC lighting community and 44 individuals added their support.  A record breaking 72 addenda comments were posted on the ASHRAE Public Review site.  A special thanks to all those who took the time to participate!

Below is news about a current art exhibition, our lighting history, and several important learning opportunities.
James Turrell: Large Holograms
turrellPaceWildenstein Gallery, 25th Street, NYC
Sept 10 thru Oct 17
PaceWildenstein is pleased to present its fourth solo exhibition of new work by James Turrell.  James Turrell: Large Holograms features fifteen unique large-scale transmission light works measuring over 5 to 6 feet in height, all of which were made in 2007 and 2008 and are on view for the first time. Additional Information
The History of Lighting
historyWhile the lighting industry is generally recognized as being born in 1879 with the introduction of the Thomas Alva Edison's incandescent light bulb, the real story of light begins thousands of years earlier.  This brochure was developed by the Philips Lighting Company to provide an extensive look at one of the most important inventions in mankind's history: artificial lighting. Download the Brochure
Energy Code Changes: What the Design Team needs to Know - A five part series
AIANYSession 2: Lighting Design and the Energy Code
Tuesday, October 27
Starting this month, the NYC Department of Buildings will require that all projects submitted for approval include calculations to demonstrate compliance with the NYS Energy Code. Hayden McKay and Shoshanna Segal share their knowledge and understanding of the NYS Energy Code and to make clear the Energy Code submittal requirements for all projects in NYC. More Information

Community Calander Highlights

IESIESNYC: NYSERDA's Commercial Lighting Program
Wednesday, Oct 14 
IESNYC: The Fundamentals of Lighting
Tuesdays, Oct 20 thru Dec 1
IES: Webcast - Using Daylight as a Light Source
Wednesday, Oct 14
NYSIDLighting Historic Interiors
Wednesday, Oct 14
Richard Renfro, Renfro Design Group
NY School of Interior Design: Arthur King Satz Auditorium, 6pm
The lecture is free to the NYSID community and the general public. rsvp@nysid.edu or call 212.472.1500, ext. 405
DLFNYLighting Takes Center Stage
Wednesday, Oct 21
More Information