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The Next Generation Lighting Systems (NGLS) program evaluates today’s connected lighting systems in real-world installations, in order to identify challenges in installation and operation, reveal needed product improvements, and articulate principles and best practices that will reduce configuration complexity and enable system performance to meet expectations. LEARN MORE.

Next Generation lighting systems
Two photos showing NGLS evaluations of indoor and outdoor LED lighting products.

NEW! The NGLS living lab at The New School, Parsons School of Design in New York City, is entering Phase 2. NGLS is now soliciting participation from additional manufacturers.


Phase 1: A total of 12 different systems, installed in functioning classrooms at Parsons.





Outdoor evaluations of connected lighting parking lot systems will take place at Virginia Tech Transportation Institute in the spring of 2019. Requests for Interest in participating are now being accepted.