Joseph R. Knisley

Joseph R.
Lighting Consultant

Joe earned a BA degree from Queens College and trained as an electronics technician in the U.S. Navy. He is a member of the IEEE Communications Society, Building Industry Consulting Service International (BICSI), and IESNA. Joe worked on the editorial staff of Electrical Wholesaling magazine before joining EC&M in 1969. He received the Jesse H. Neal Award for Editorial Excellence in 1966 and 1968. He currently serves as the group's resident expert on the topics of voice/video/data communications technology and lighting.

LEDucation 7 Field Report
Attendees at this year's meeting see the newest and best in solid-state lighting
BICSI Field Report: 2013 Winter Conference
Held January 20-24 at the Tampa Convention Center in Tampa, Fla., the BICSI 2013 Winter Conference attracted more than 5,000 attendees, exhibitors, and visitors from around the world.
Control This Expo 2012
Held Dec. 5, 2012, the third annual Control This! conference, sponsored by the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IESNA) New York chapter, offered the latest developments in lighting controls and energy management.
The Health Benefits of LED Lighting
Solid-state lighting (SSL) is shaping up to be a remarkably complex technology, combining the sciences of light and color with the potential to provide many features that were previously unattainable in a lighting system.
BICSI Fall 2012 Field Report
Held September 16-20 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, Calif., the BICSI 2012 Fall Conference drew more than 4,000 attendees, exhibitors, and visitors.
Empire State Building Shines Green Beacon of Light for Energy Savings
Lighting control retrofit project at the Empire State Building (ESB) is expected to deliver 65% savings in lighting energy costs with a payback of only 2.75 years.
Lighting Controls for Intelligent Buildings 1
These days, building owners and facility managers have important reasons to use the most efficient lighting equipment and control systems. A new study prepared by Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL), Berkeley, Calif., indicates that today’s lighting control techniques can reduce lighting energy an average of 24% to 38% in commercial buildings.
LEDucation VI Field Report
Held on March 21 at the Hotel Pennsylvania in New York, the Sixth Annual LEDucation conference, presented by The Designers Lighting Forum of New York (DLFNY) with the support of the New York Section of the Illuminating Engineering Society (IESNA), helped more than 2,000 lighting industry professionals learn more about solid-state light sources, standards, and controls.
Outdoor Lighting Update 2012
Consider the source first when choosing outdoor and landscape lighting solutions
BICSI Field Report: 2012 Winter Conference
Highlights from the 2012 BICSI Winter Conference, held in Orlando February 12-16, 2012
Taking Control
Adoption of ANSI/ASHRAE/IES 90.1-2010 places greater importance of lighting controls in energy-efficient building design
The Office of the Future
Need for energy efficiency and sustainability expected to drive growth in future office lighting designs
DC Power to the People
Direct current power systems bring micro-grid to the office
BICSI Field Report: 2011 Fall Conference
New products, revised standards, and expanding markets highlight this event
Lightfair International 2011 Field Report
Show draws 22,000 attendees and exhibitors to Philadelphia
Electrical Testing Feed
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