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  • Welcome to the IES Chicago Section

    The Chicago Section is part of the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IES), a not-for-profit technical society, whose mission is to advance knowledge and to disseminate information for the improvement of the lighted environment to the benefit of society.



    > Join DOE and lighting industry experts in Detroit on November 12–13, 2014 for the SSL Market Development Workshop. More information here.

    > Don’t miss the 2014 IES Annual Conference at the Wyndham Grand Pittsburgh Hotel in Pittsburgh, PA on November 2-4, 2014! More information & registration available here.


    Upcoming Events

    November 13, 2014
    Underwriters Laboratories (UL) Tour: Streamlining Global Lighting Certification

    LEDs are projected to account for 60% of the total lighting market by 2020. Underwriters Laboratories (UL) new testing and certification programs help meet consumer demand while maintaining product safety levels.

    See the following procedures up close and personal:
    - Luminaire Testing
    - Impact Testing
    - Wet Location Testing
    - Flame Testing
    - An overview of the UL Certification Process and Lighting Business

    Underwriters Laboratories (UL)
    333 Pfingsten Road
    Northbrook, Illinois 60062