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.

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
Lightfair International 2008: Field Report
Three concepts dominated this year's Lightfair International show, held at the Las Vegas Convention Center May 26-30.
LightCongress 2008 Field Report
The 6th Annual LightCongress, held on April 22 at the Hotel Affinia Manhattan, allowed lighting professionals and students in the New York area to learn about green initiatives that can ensure profitability in the industry.
BICSI 2008 Spring Conference Field Report
Held April 15-18 at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Conference Center in Nashville, Tenn., the BICSI 2008 Spring Conference drew more than 2,100 information transport system (ITS) registered attendees, exhibitors, and visitors
Searching for Gold in Green Buildings
A variety of green initiatives in the construction industry are helping to spotlight the importance of being good stewards of the environment. However,
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