Frequently Asked Questions
How can I request technical assistance?
I am interested in integration. What is the process to submit for technical assistance?
As a participant, you are eligible to receive limited technical assistance from the Integrated Lighting Campaign. Experts from Pacific Northwest National Laboratory and DOE’s network of laboratories will review your request and provide information that may be useful in your integration efforts. Placing a request for technical assistance is simple. To get the process started, access our online 'Contact Us' web form and our team will respond as quickly as possible.
How do I join the Integrated Lighting Campaign?
My organization is interested in joining the Integrated Lighting Campaign as a participant. What is the process?
Please visit our Join web page to learn more about joining as a participant.
PARTICIPANTS: Organizations including building owners, operators, and managers who join the Campaign as participants will be able to access resources and technical assistance to aid them with identifying innovative strategies to integrate their lighting with other building systems. They will also have the opportunity to gain recognition for exemplary projects utilizing integrated lighting systems.
Is there a cost associated with joining the Campaign?
Is there a cost | fee for my organization to join the Integrated Lighting Campaign?
There is no cost to your organization to join the Integrated Lighting Campaign as a participant or supporter. In addition, there is no cost to your association to submit for recognition (once the process opens).
Joining the ILC
What are the benefits of joining the Integrated Lighting Campaign?
Benefits include access to resources, including guidance documents, case studies, utility incentive lists, and educational webinars to help building owners make sound lighting, sensor/control, and system integration decisions.
- Learn how others have saved energy and are improving their buildings operations by using integrated lighting systems.
- Receive limited technical assistance.
- Demonstrate your organization’s leadership and help build the body of knowledge.
Please contact us via our online web form to reach out directly to the research team.
Project for Recognition
I have a project to submit, but have questions regarding the process and my submittal—whom do I contact?
For any questions about the website or the ILC, please contact us via our web form and our team will respond as quickly as possible.
Supporter or Participant—Which join method applies to my organization?
I want to join, but am unsure whether I am a supporter or participant?
If you are a building owner or manager, you are likely a participant. As a participant, you will have an opportunity to share with the ILC some information about your lighting and control projects, integration efforts, and apply for exemplary recognition for your efforts.
If you are not a building owner or manager, you are likely a supporter. Supporters help the ILC in several different ways. Learn more about the supporter role and how you can help.
What happened to the Interior Lighting Campaign?
What is my role if I join as a supporter?
What is my role or my organizations' role as an Integrated Lighting Campaign supporter?
Types of supporters vary, so it depends. Across the board, supporters help the ILC by identifying building owners/projects that may be candidates for joining and submitting for recognition and helping make a connection. Manufacturers can further support ILC efforts by submitting product and technology innovations and roadmaps. Utilities can inform the ILC of incentives they provide, projects they have supported, and any information developed (e.g., reports, white papers, and guidance documents). If you are unsure how else you can help the ILC, please contact us.
What is the purpose of the ILC?
I would like to better understand the goals of the Integrated Lighting Campaign and how my organization could support or participate.
The Integrated Lighting Campaign (ILC) is a program designed to help facility owners and managers take advantage of savings opportunities and benefits of advanced lighting controls and of integrating lighting systems with other building or business systems in their facilities. The ILC will serve as a resource for relevant research regarding new advanced lighting controls and integrated lighting systems, the capabilities they enable, and the benefits observed in both lab environments and in the field. The ILC will document the adoption of advanced lighting controls and integrated lighting systems and recognize exemplary projects.