The National Lighting Bureau (NLB), through its members, is offering free LED lights for the remote sites being set up across the U.S. to test for the coronavirus.
The Bureau provides its services to the public free of charge with the funding of the organization's sponsors, which include individuals, professional societies, trade associations, labor unions, manufacturers, and agencies of the U.S. government. The participated associates include:
- BIOS Lighting
- GE Current, a Daintree Company
- Healthe by Lighting Science
- Illuminating Engineering Society (IES)
- Imperial Lighting Maintenance Company
- Inspired LED
- interNational Association of Lighting Management Companies (NALMCO)
- International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW)
- Kurtzon Lighting
- Lighting Controls Association (LCA)
- Lutron Electronics Company, Inc.
- National Electrical Contractors Association (NECA)
- National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA)
- New Star Lighting
- Pompeo Group
- Truly Green Solutions
- Universal Lighting Technologies
- U.S. General Services Administration
- ZLED Lighting
Ray Kasmark, NLB Chairman, said, "We believe that quality lighting inside of the tents will increase throughput while improving the safety and comfort during the testing process."