Due to popular demand we have added 5 more slots.
Bob Horner is one of the brightest minds in lighting and has workd both the for-profit (OSRAM Sylvania) and the non-profit (IES) sides of the industry. His talk will focus on:
1. Introduction to IES Policy – position responsibilities, activities, issues
2. Collaboration activity with other organizations (e.g., ASE, NIBS, ASHRAE, AIA, DOE, etc.)
3. Federal legislation and regulations pertinent to our industry
4. Energy codes/standards – how they work in conjunction with legislation/regulations
This presentation is approved for (1) AIA-LU credit. This will be one of our most exciting meetings as we can learn about the legislation and energy codes and how it affects us in Tennessee. Cost is $25 for the meal and you can pay at the door.
Below is Bob's biography:
Bob received a BS in Electrical Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Worcester, Massachusetts. After spending the early part of his career in the Energy Management field, he focused on the lighting industry, spending 21 years with OSRAM Sylvania in positions of Commercial Engineering Manager, Product Group Marketing Manager for Fluorescent Lamps, and Business Unit Manager for Visualization and Imaging Systems. He holds a patent as part of the team that developed reduced mercury linear fluorescent lamps.
For the last seven years, Bob has been part of the excellent IES staff as Director of Public Policy. His responsibilities include educating government agencies and our lawmakers and their staffs about lighting issues, working with allied organizations to establish the IES as the objective authority on lighting, and the development and adoption of energy codes, standards, and lighting ordinances.
Bob is a long-standing member of the IES and the IEEE. A past chair or member of several IES committees, Bob co-authored two major IES educational programs: Fundamentals of Lighting and Discover Lighting. Over the years, Bob has given numerous presentations at Lightfair, IES Annual Conference, and other industry events.