Willard L. Warren, EE’50


Willard (Bill) Warren


Bill Warren, principal of Willard L. Warren Associates, Lighting and Energy Consultants has had a very varied career.

Bill’s experience includes Regional Sales and Manufacturing Manager with Holophane and US Lighting Systems; Energy Conservation design and contracting with DMC (Division of Honeywell) and Forest Electric; Marketing with Neo Ray and Genlyte and Consulting Engineering with Segner and Dalton, Consulting Engineers.

A member of the NYC Electrical Code Revision and Interpretation Committee since 1971, Former Chair of the Board of Fellows of the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IESNA), Author of the monthly “Energy Advisor” column in LD&A magazine. Bill was  appointed in 2009 to the NYC Major’s Green Codes Council.

Bill is the author of the  monthly IES “Energy Advisor” column in LD +A Magazine and has been a speaker at both Lightfair International and IES Annual Conferences on the topic of Energy Conservation in Lighting.

He is an active member of the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES). He continues to volunteer with the IES on its Board of Fellows where he served as Board Chairman from 2005 – 2006.

He was an advisory editor for the book, Lighting Retrofit and Relighting: A Guide to Energy Efficient Lighting, by James R. Benya and Donna J. Leban, published in 2011.

Bill has served Cooper Union as a CUAA President, a member of the Cooper Union President’s Council, and as a director of the C.V. Starr Research Foundation at The Cooper Union.

Bill received the CUAA Alumnus of the Year Award in 2003.



Attardi Marketing website, Associates: Bill Warren, accessed 5-2-2016.  Link

An Interview with Bill Warren, Edison Report, accessed 5-2-2016 Link