Italian lighting company iGuzzini has joined Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute's Lighting Research Center's (LRC) Partners Program. The program is designed to coordinate the efforts of public and private organizations to advance lighting research, education, and technology. 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, Philips Lighting, Philips Professional Luminaires North America, Swedish Energy Agency, United States Environmental Protection Agency, WattStopper, and Xcel Energy.