With final approval from the State
of California, the Lighting Research Program kicked
off with a meeting for the lead participants in mid-November
2002. Since that time, research has progressed rapidly
with input from a Program Advisory Committee and other
Technical Advisory Groups.
$5 million program involves a preeminent group of researchers,
consultants, organizations and manufacturers. Key participants
include the following:
LRP Project Summaries
Lighting Research Program focuses on a variety
of lighting areas, including the following highlights.
Research and development of high performance LED
alternatives to incandescent porch lights for
residential and commercial applications.
Development of advanced lighting control systems
with improved photosensor technology and integrated
with occupancy sensors for classroom settings.
Research and development of an efficient hotel
or institutional bathroom lighting system that
may also provide night-lighting capability.
Development of a standard for DALI lighting control
individuals are serving on the Program
Advisory Committee for LRP. These individuals donate
their time and provide valuable input to the management
team and researchers.
for the LRP is provided by the California
Energy Commission (CEC) under the Public Interest
Energy Research Program.