"The key values that underlie InformeDesign's mission and establish the necessity for this clearinghouse for design and human behavior research. 1.) Collect, interpret, and disseminate information ... 2.) Improve communication and enhance knowledge sharing ... 3. Utilize input from design practitioners, design firms, and industry partners to identify research issues & increase the perceived value of research."
"The Lighting Research Center is the world's leading university-based research and education organization devoted to lighting - from technologies to applications and energy use, from design to health and vision."
NIBS "is a non-profit, non-governmental organization that successfully brings together representatives of government, the professions, industry, labor and consumer interests, and regulatory agencies to focus on the identification and resolution of problems and potential problems that hamper the construction of safe, affordable structures for housing, commerce and industry throughout the United States."
"The Access Board is an independent Federal agency devoted to accessibility for people with disabilities. Created in 1973 to ensure access to federally funded facilities, the Board is now a leading source of information on accessible design. The Board develops and maintains design criteria for the built environment, transit vehicles, telecommunications equipment, and for electronic and information technology."