Troy, N.Y. - Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Lighting Research Center (LRC) welcomes the iGuzzini illuminazione S.p.A. as the newest member of the LRC Partners Program, which is designed to coordinate the efforts of public and private organizations to advance lighting research, education, and technology.
“The LRC is very excited to partner with iGuzzini, a company that truly values lighting research and education and strives to help others understand the aspects related to the human response to light,” said LRC Director Mark Rea, Ph.D. “iGuzzini’s philosophy is that light is more than technology. Light represents culture, thoughts, and emotions, and it controls our biological clocks,” said Adolfo Guzzini, iGuzzini illuminazione president.
In addition to iGuzzini, current LRC partners include AES Latin America, California Energy Commission, Con Edison, GE Lighting, New York State Energy Research & Development Authority, OSRAM SYLVANIA, Inc., Philips Lighting, Philips Professional Luminaires North America, Swedish Energy Agency, United States Environmental Protection Agency, WattStopper, and Xcel Energy.
About the Lighting Research Center
The Lighting Research Center (LRC) is part of Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute of Troy, N.Y., and is the leading university-based research center devoted to lighting. The LRC offers the world’s premier graduate education in lighting, including one- and two-year master’s programs and a Ph.D. program. Since 1988 the LRC has built an international reputation as a reliable source for objective information about lighting technologies, applications, and products. The LRC also provides training programs for government agencies, utilities, contractors, lighting designers, and other lighting professionals. For more information, visit www.lrc.rpi.edu.