Neil Smeenk, PE, LEED AP appointed as IEEE / IES Joint Standard Committee member and participant in

KCL's Neil Smeenk will be participating on an exclusive 15-member committee organized jointly by the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) and Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) to develop new ANSI / IES RF-40 recommended practices.

This recommended practice covers the design of power systems supplying lighting loads of industrial and commercial facilities. Common power system considerations specifically related to lighting loads are covered including voltage drop, transients, flicker, and circuiting recommendations for various applications. General fundamental concepts of lighting design including common light sources, control methods, and application techniques are discussed. Industry recognized lighting design organizations and applicable lighting codes are discussed and identified as further resources for the lighting designer.