Rick Utting

Brand Ambassador

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Rick Utting is the Brand Ambassador for Clanton & Associates, an award-winning lighting design and engineering firm based in Boulder, Colorado.  Focused on pedestrian vision and the environmental sustainability of outdoor lighting, Rick currently serves the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) as Vice Chair of the Outdoor Nighttime Environment Committee.  Previously, Rick helped author two ANSI/IES lighting design standards for people in outdoor environments.  From 2007 to 2019, Rick served as the Director of Lighting for Landscape Forms, an industry leader in the design and manufacture of site furniture and outdoor lighting.

Notable Work Includes:

  • 16th Street Mall, Denver, CO
  • Vice Chair, ANSI/IES LP-2-20 Designing Quality Light for People in Outdoor Environments
  • Vice Chair, BSR/IES RP-43-22 Lighting for People in Outdoor Environments
  • Aspen Lighting Ordinance, Aspen, CO
  • Pitkin County Lighting Ordinance, Pitkin County, CO

Rick holds a Master of Science degree from Western Michigan University and has thirty years’ experience directing product development, which includes a U.S. Patent for low-glare and twelve luminaire design awards.  In 2013, Rick created the Lighting Leadership Xchange, a university based event that fosters the exchange of information between lighting design professionals and students from undergraduate illumination programs.

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