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.

Saving Energy with Networked Streetlights
How an electrical power system can become part of an outdoor local area network
BICSI 2011 Winter Conference Field Report
Highlights from the BICSI winter conference, held January 16-20 in Orlando
Lightfair International 2010: Field Report
Show ends with record-breaking 22,000 registered attendees, increasing attendance by 10% from previous year
LED Update — Part 2
The latest developments in light-emitting diode (LED) technology – part 2
BICSI Field Report: 2010 Fall Conference
Although the 4,000 attendees at the BICSI Fall Conference showed up with new business opportunity and restricted budget issues on their minds, they were still able to focus on the emerging technologies being discussed and learn about new cabling products and hardware that can support the next generation of networks
LED Update — Part 1
The latest developments in light-emitting diode (LED) technology – part 1
Standards are Key to Widespread LED Adoption
The solid-state lighting (SSL) revolution taking place in the lighting world today was brought up-to-date at a conference in New York this past March.
BICSI Field Report: 2010 Winter Conference
More than 4,600 information transport systems professionals converge on Orlando for annual winter event
BICSI Fall Conference Field Report
Las Vegas fall meeting focuses on security, building automation, and IP convergence
BICSI Spring Conference Field Report
As was evidenced by the content of educational presentations, products displayed on the exhibit hall floor, and casual conversations between colleagues,
Lightfair 2009 Field Report
The new frontier in lighting continues to expand well beyond the ever-hyped solid-state lighting (SSL) market, as communications/control systems of all
LEDucation Conference Reveals Winners in New LED Next Generation Luminaires Design Competition
Contest helps make LED specification easier for designers, end-users
Installing and Troubleshooting Arc Discharge Lamps
Understanding how fluorescent and high-intensity discharge (HID) lamps work makes problem solving and corrective maintenance easier
BICSI Winter Conference Field Report
The BICSI Winter 2009 meeting, held at the Rosen Shingle Creek Conference Center in Orlando from January 19 to 22, drew more than 4,800 attendees, including more than 1,600 registered information transport systems (ITS) professionals.
BICSI Fall Conference Field Report
At the BICSI Fall 2008 meeting, held at the MGM Grand Conference Center in Las Vegas on September 29 to October 2, more than 4,000 attendees heard the latest developments in the information transport system (ITS) industry
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