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.

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,
BICSI Fall Conference Field Report
Drawing more than 3,000 information transport system (ITS) professionals, the BICSI Fall 2007 meeting, held at the MGM Grand Conference Center September
Lightfair 2007 Field Report
Lighting professionals from around the globe viewed the latest products and newest technologies at Lightfair International 2007, held May 6-10 at the
BICSI Spring Meeting Field Report
At the BICSI 2007 Spring Conference held at the Gaylord Resort and Conference Center in Grapevine, Texas, from April 15-18, the concern to learn more
The Evolution of the LED
The lighting industry has been buzzing with news of solid-state light source advancements for several years. As one light-emitting diode (LED) lighting
BICSI Winter Conference Field Report
Education was the name of the game at this year's BICSI Winter Conference, held Jan. 23-26 at the Gaylord Resort and Conference Center in Orlando, Fla.
BICSI Fall Conference Field Report
The BICSI Fall 2006 meeting at the MGM Grand Conference Center in Las Vegas, held Sept. 18-21, drew more than 3,000 information transport system (ITS)
Lightfair 2006 Field Report
With federal and state regulations restricting lighting energy use in new and renovated structures, more than 16,000 attendees at Lightfair International
BICSI Workshop Field Report
Debuting at the Sheraton Towers in Chicago June 25-28, the BICSI Link Workshops catered to nearly 1,000 attendees and visitors. Having two national conferences
BICSI 2006 Winter Conference Field Report
Areinvigorated cabling industry was in evidence at the Building Industry Consulting Service International (BICSI) 2006 Winter Conference, held at the
BICSI 2005 Spring Conference Report
The BICSI 2005 Spring Conference, held at the Mirage Resort and Convention Center in Las Vegas, May 2 to 5, drew more than 3,200 telecommunications professionals
Lightfair 2005 Field Report
More than 14,000 architects, engineers, designers, and end-users from around the world converged at LightFair 2005, on April 12 to 14 at the Jacob Javitz
A Look Inside Two Open System Control Technologies
To improve performance of equipment, reduce operating costs, and comply with state and federal energy regulations, facility owners and managers want to
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