Winnipeg Section of the Illuminating Engineering Society


Welcome to the Winnipeg Section of the IESNA.

The Winnipeg Section of the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America, a not-for-profit professional organization dedicated to all aspects of the Art and Science of illumination.

About the IES

The IESNA is the recognized technical authority on illumination. For over ninety years its objective has been to communicate information on all aspects of good lighting practice to its members, to the lighting community, and to consumers through a variety or program, publications, and services. The strength of the IESNA is its diversified membership: engineers, architects, designers, educators, students, contractors, distributors, utility personnel, manufacturers, and scientists, all contributing to the mission of the Society: to advance knowledge and disseminate information for the improvement of the lighted environment to the benefit of society.

The IESNA is a forum for the exchange of ideas and information and a vehicle for its member's professional development and recognition. Through its technical committees, with humdreds of qualified members from the lighting and user communities, the IESNA correlates research, investigations, and discussions to guide lighting experts and laypersons via consensus-based lighting recommendations.

The Society published nearly 100 varied publications including recommended practices on a variaty of publications, design guides, technical memoranda, and publications on energy management and lighting measurement. The Society, in addition, works cooperatively with related organizations on a variety of programs and in the production of jointly published documents and standards.