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Chapter 1 The Lighting Design Profession

Illuminating Engineering Society (IES)
International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD)
IALD Certified Lighting Designer (CLD) Credential
National Council on Qualifications for the Lighting Professions (NCQLP)

Chapter 2 Designing with Light

Advanced Lighting Guide

Chapter 3 What Is Light?

HyperPhysics

Chapter 4  How We See

HyperPhysics
Webvision

Chapter 5 Light, Vision, and Psychology

Environmental Psychology Lecture Series on iTunes
Seeing Myself See; The Ecology of the Mind Neuroscientist R. Beau Lotto lecture at the Royal Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufacture and Commerce

Chapter 6 Distribution of Light

Advanced Lighting Guide

Chapter 7 Lamps

Lamp Manufacturers
GE Lighting
GE Lighting Professional Solutions North America
GE Lighting Online Catalog for Professionals
Osram Sylvania
Osram Sylvania online and PDF catalogs
Philips
Philips Lighting for professionals (North America)
Philips Lighting Online Catalog for Professionals
Philips Lighting PDF catalog
Satco
Ushio

Other Lamp Information
Advanced Lighting Guide
American National Standards Institute (ANSI)
Lighting Facts Label (for LED lamps)
Lighting Facts Label (for other lamps)
National Lighting Product Information Program at the Lighting Research Center
NEMA
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) site for consumer information about CFLs, such as recycling and cleanup of a broken lamp.

Chapter 8 Color In Light

Blackbody radiator SPD simulator
Color Quality Scale (CQS) web page at NIST
Lighting Metrics Research at the Lighting Research Center
SPDs of GE Lamps
International Commission on Illumination (CIE)
U.S. National Committee of the CIE

Some Manufacturers of Colored Glass Filters
Rosco Laboratories
Lee Filters
Apollo Designs
FJ Grey Glass

Some anufacturers of Plastic Theatrical Filters
Rosco Laboratories
Lee Filters
Apollo Designs

Some Manufacturers of Other Glass, Acrylic, and Resin Panels
3Form
Bendheim

Chapter 9 Lighting Fixtures or Luminaires

Advanced Lighting Guide
National Lighting Product Information Program at the Lighting Research Center
Next Generation Luminaire Design Competition

Luminaire Search
Lightsearch

Chapter 10 Daylighting

Advanced Buildings Daylighting Pattern Guide
Advanced Lighting Guide
Daylighting Collaborative
Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (U.S. Department of Energy)
Solar Calculator (National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration)
Whole Building Design Guide

Chapter 11 Documenting the Design

IALD/LIRC Guidelines for Specification Integrity
Construction Specifications Institute

Some Manufacturers of Translucent Materials and Luminous Ceilings
3Form
Armstrong
Barrisol
Newmat
USG

Chapter 12 Lighting Controls

Advanced Lighting Guide
DALI
Lighting Controls Association
Lightsearch
National Lighting Product Information Program at the Lighting Research Center

Some Dimming Ballast Manufacturers
GE Lighting
Lutron
Osram Sylvania
Philips Advance
Universal Lighting Technologies

Chapter 13 Photometrics and Calculations

Illuminance Calculation Software
AGI32 (Windows)
DiaLUX (Windows)
Let There Be Light (Mac)
Radiance (Unix)
Relux (Windows)
Visual (Windows)

BIM Calculation Plug-In
ElumTools (Autodesk Revit)

Daylight Simulation Software
Daysim (Ecotect, Rhinoceros, and Sketchup for Windows)

IES Files of Bare Lamps
GE Lighting
Osram Sylvania
Philips

IES File Viewer
IESviewer (Windows)

 Chapter 14 Building and Energy Codes

Advanced Energy Design Guides (free download)
Americans With Disabilities Act
ASHRAE
California Title 24
Canadian Green Building Council
COMcheck
International Code Council (ICC)
ICC Free Online Code Library
International Dark Sky Association
National Fire Prevention Association (NFPA)
NFPA Free Online Code Library
Online Code Environment & Advocacy Network
U.S. Department of Energy’s Building Energy Codes Program

Chapter 15 Sustainability

Canadian Green Building Council
Cradle To Cradle Product Innovation Institute
Energy Star
Energy Star LED Lamp Criteria
Energy Star CFL Lamp Criteria
Green Building Initiative (Green Globes, U.S.)
Green Globes (Canada)
National Green Building Program
U.S. Energy Information Administration
U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)

Fluorescent Lamp Recycling
Earth911.com
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) site for consumer information about CFLs, such as recycling and cleanup of a broken lamp.
LampRecycle.org

Chapter 16 Light and Health

Advanced Lighting Guide
The Light and Health Program at the Lighting Research Center
The Health and Vision Program at the Lighting Research Center
National Institutes for Health

 Appendix I Lighting Design Related Professional Organizations

Illuminating Engineering Society (IES)
International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD)
International Commission on Illumination (CIE)
U.S. National Committee of the CIE
International Dark Sky Association
National Council on Qualifications for the Lighting Professions (NCQLP)

Designers Lighting Forum (DLF)
New York City
Los Angeles
New England

Appendix II Lighting Related Trade Publications

Architectural Lighting
Architectural Lighting Magazine
Architectural SSL
Leukos, the Journal of the Illuminating Engineering Society
Lighting Design + Application
Lighting Design World
Lighting – Illumination in Architecture
Mondo ARC
Professional Lighting Design

Theatrical Lighting
Lighting & Sound America
Live Design

Architecture and Interior Design
Architect
Architectural Record
Building Design + Construction
Icon
Visual Merchandising and Store Design

Green Building
Eco-Structure
Green Building & Design

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