1Member grade of IES is considered the more technical membership designation and applicants must meet certain acceptance criteria.
2Member category of AEE requires specialized degree, professional registration, or related experience.
3The NCQLP LC Program was developed by lighting industry organizations and several government agencies to set a baseline standard covering the entire scope of the vast lighting field. The LC Examination requires certain levels of industry experience, and periodic LC renewal requires continuing education, professional development, and teaching activities. There are less than 3,000 people who are Lighting Certified.
4The AEE CLEP Program was developed to identify leaders in the field of lighting efficiency. The examination application requires certain levels of education and experience, and periodic renewal requires continuing education and professional development.