Participants will learn the following:
Overview of IES TM-37-21
BUG Ratings and Other Luminaire Properties that Impact Skyglow
Guidance on means of reducing human contributions to Skyglow
Estimating the relative effectiveness of lighting options in mitigating Skyglow
Presenter: Michael Grather
Michael is President and CTO of LightLab International Allentown, LLC. Previously, he was the President of Luminaire Testing Laboratory, Inc. (LTL) for 12 years. Following the acquisition of LTL by Underwriters Laboratories in 2010, he was principal engineer (PDE) for lighting performance testing with UL for three years. Michael is a Past President of the IES Lehigh Valley Chapter and is currently a board member of the Council for Optical and Radiation Measurement (CORM). He is a past chair of the IES Testing Procedures Committee, and now serves as the Chair of the IES Lighting Science Advisory Panel, and Chair of the IES Standards Committee. He is also an active member of several working groups under the IES TPC including the working group on TLA (flicker) measurements and the working group on application distance radiometry (with applications for UV, IR, visible, and horticultural lighting measurements), and an active member of the Skyglow Calculations Committee and Nomenclature Committee of the IES.