| Steve Mesh Curriculum
- Professional member of the International Association of Lighting Designers (IALD).
- Member of the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IES).
- Member since 1993 of the IES Energy Management Committee which, jointly with the American Society of Heating, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE), rewrites federal model energy codes (ASHRAE 90.1).
- Member of the IES Quality of the Visual Environment Committee.
- Former chairperson of the IES Educational Materials Committee.
- American Institute of Architects (AIA) Registered Provider.
- Member of the LightFair 2002 Conference Advisory Committee.
- Chairperson of the IES/New York Section Education committee from July 1999 to June 2001. Quadrupled tuition income to $22,000/year.
- Chairperson of the IES/Northeast Region Education committee, October 2000 - present.
- “Surveyor Ally” of the Environmental Protection Agency’s Green Lights Program.
- Contributing Editor to Building Operating Management magazine for three years.
- Member of the Lighting Industry Resource Council (IALD adjunct group) and administrator of their 1997 Intern Program.
- June 2001 - Present: Steven Mesh, IES,
IALD, … into the light, Piermont, New York.
- February 1999 – May 2001: Specification
Sales - The Lighting Group (Lightolier), NY, NY. Responsibilities
as in-house Manager of Lighting Applications. Specification
Sales included accounts such as Skidmore Owings Merrill,
Fox & Fowle, Brennan Beer Gorman Monk, Beyer Blinder
Belle, Ann Kale Associates, Cooley Monato Studio, The Phillips
Group, Perkins Eastman, Kohn Pederson Fox.
- April 1998 - January 1999: Product Manager
- Track Lighting, Lightolier, Fall River, Massachusetts.
Responsible for overall product development, marketing and
forecasting for $40 million/year track line. Metallics®
track line won “Product of the Year” award at
LightFair 1999. Oversaw refinement and expansion of ProSpec
museum-grade track line.
- January 1997 - March 1998: Director
of Lighting Applications, Edison Price Lighting, New York,
New York. Responsibilities: sales calls (in New York City,
as well as regional trade shows); application assistance
(answering customer and rep. questions about products and
layouts); photometric calculations for customers; in-house
training and seminars; developing marketing materials; new
product design; modification of existing products for more
efficient manufacturing; photometric testing of fixtures;
lighting design (such as a project for the United Nations).
- 1983 - 1996: Partner, Mesh & Juul
Incorporated, Greenwich, Connecticut — lighting designers.
Responsible for the design and management of 170 domestic
and international architectural lighting projects, including
commercial, institutional and special-use facilities.
- 1982 - 1983: Project manager, Bonvini/Kondos
Associates, New York, New York, responsible for the design
and management of retail and commercial lighting projects.
- 1980 - 1982: Project manager, Jim Nuckolls
and Carroll Cline, New York, New York, responsible for the
design and management of commercial and special-use lighting
- International Association of Lighting Designers Award
for the Palm House in Oakdale, Long Island.
- Electric Power Research Institute Award for Rutgers University/Brower
Commons in New Brunswick, New Jersey (energy reduction of
70% with a custom fixture designed by Steven Mesh).
- Attended Parsons School of Design, New York, 1978 - 1982,
studying architecture, urban design, product design, interiors
and lighting. Adjunct professor of lighting design at:
- Parsons School of Design, 1985 – 1987, 1989
– 1991, 1998. MA in Lighting Design senior studio
- Fashion Institute of Technology, 1984 – 1986.
- New York School of Interior Design, 1991 – 1992,
2000 – 2003.
- University of Bridgeport, Bridgeport, Connecticut,
- Penn State University, State College, Pennsylvania,
May 1993 (guest lecturer).
- IES/New York Section Education Committee chairperson
and instructor for IES ED-100 and ED-150 level classes
in lamps, luminaires, and lighting calculations.
- Lecturer to the American Institute of Architects
(AIA) Subcommittee on Health Care.
- Judge for the IES/New York Section “Lumen Awards”
- Teacher of an American Society of Interior Designers
(ASID) CEU course on “Energy Saving Lighting”.
- “Quantifying Lighting Quality” (Building Operating
Management, April 1995).
- “Understanding the Impact of EPACT” [Energy
Policy Act] (Building Operating Management, August 1994).
- “Unlocking the Power of Electronic Ballasts”
(Building Operating Management, March 1994).
- “Energy Saving Lighting - Quality Equals Efficiency”
(ASID Report, March/April 1994).
- “Quality = Efficiency at Rutgers University”
(Architectural Lighting - Lighting Energy Guide, November
- “Lighting Retrofit Checklist” (Building Operating
Management, July 1993).
- Featured in the New York Times “Style Makers”
column (September 17, 1989).