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Title: Correspondence: In support of the IES method of evaluating light source colour rendition

In this editorial, written as an open letter to the lighting community, we stand in support of widespread adoption of TM-30-15: The IES Method of Evaluating Light Source Color Rendition. We introduce important considerations related to light source color rendition, define the need for a new method of evaluation, provide a high-level overview of the IES method, discuss some of the practical considerations related to the development of the IES method and the consensus process, and conclude by inviting you to join us in support of the new measures and graphics described in TM-30-15.
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  1. Lighting Analysts Inc., Littleton, CO (United States)
  2. Lighteam, Mexico City (Mexico)
  3. Eaton's Cooper Lighting Business, Peachtree City, GA (United States)
  4. Randy Burkett Lighting Design, St. Louis, MO (United States)
  5. Sejong Univ., Seoul (Korea, Republic of). Dept. of Architectural Engineering
  6. Conway & Silver Energy Associates LLC, Nassau, NY (United States)
  7. Xicato, San Jose, CA (United States)
  8. Getty Conservation Inst., Los Angeles, CA (United States)
  9. Focus Lighting, New York, NY (United States)
  10. Lumenetix, Scotts Valley, CA (United States)
  11. Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park, PA (United States). Dept of Architectural Engineering
  12. Edinburgh Napier Univ., Edinburgh (Scotland). School of Arts and Creative Industries
  13. Lighting Design Alliance, Los Angeles, CA (United States)
  14. Rosco Laboratories Inc., Stamford, CT (United States)
  15. Texas Christian Univ., Dunlap, TN (United States)
  16. Telelumen, Saratoga, CA (United States)
  17. Available Light, Salem, MA (United States)
  18. Smithsonian Inst., Washington, DC (United States)
  19. Pacific Northwest National Lab. (PNNL), Portland, OR (United States)
  20. D+R International and LED Lighting Facts, St. Helens, OR (United States)
  21. Univ. of California, Davis, CA (United States). California Lighting Technology Center
  22. Katholieke Univ. Leuven (Belgium)
  23. Fisher Marantz Stone Inc., New York, NY (United States)
  24. Office for Visual Interaction Inc., New York, NY (United States)
  25. Univ. Nacional de Tucuman (Argentina). Dept. of Lighting
  26. Opple Lighting, Shanghai (China)
  27. Independent Lighting Consultant, Ustron, (Poland)
  28. National Research Council Canada (CNRC), Ottawa, ON (Canada)
  29. Hong Kong Polytechnic Univ. (Hong Kong). Dept. of Building Services Engineering
  30. Univ. of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC (Canada). Dept. of Physics and Astronomy
  31. Mike Wood Consulting, Austin, TX (United States)
Publication Date:
Report Number(s):
Journal ID: ISSN 1477-1535
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Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Lighting Research and Technology
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 47; Journal Issue: 8; Journal ID: ISSN 1477-1535
Research Org:
Pacific Northwest National Lab. (PNNL), Richland, WA (United States)
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Country of Publication:
United States
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