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Eaton Announces 2017 Continuing Education-Accredited Classes for Professionals and Students


February 23, 2017

Power management company Eaton announces its 2017 calendar of classes available at its SOURCE Lighting Education Center. The facility, which has educated more than 163,000 professionals and students, offers a wide variety of continuing education-accredited classes designed to broaden the understanding of lighting, controls and its applications. This year, the SOURCE curriculum includes new lighting controls classes ranging from fundamentals to advanced energy-saving controls strategies and classes on commissioning, which focus on Eaton’s controls solutions and are designed for professionals who are already qualified to commission controls.

“With the continued advancement of controls technology and its integration with light-emitting diodes (LED) lighting, we’ve expanded our curriculum to include additional classes focusing on controls,” said SOURCE Manager Rebecca Hadley-Catter, Eaton Lighting Division. “The classes range from basic fundamentals, where students will learn standard control methodologies, controls system approaches, codes and applications, to the latest energy-saving strategies for industrial, commercial, warehousing, and exterior environments.”

Current available seminars/workshops for 2017 are:

March 2 – 3: LED Exterior Lighting Solutions

March 29 – 31: Lighting Fundamentals/Lighting Basics

May 3 – 5: Lighting Fundamentals/Lighting Basics

May 23 – 26: Controls Specialist

June 14 – 16: LEDs, Controls and Energy Solutions

June 28 – 30: Lighting Fundamentals/Lighting Basics

July 13 – 14: Healthcare Lighting Solutions Workshop

July 19 – 21: Lighting Fundamentals/Lighting Basics

August 16 – 18: Lighting Fundamentals/Lighting Basics

August 22 – 25: Controls Specialist

September 20 – 21: Controls Fundamentals

September 20 – 23: Lighting Fundamentals/Lighting Basics

October 4 – 6: LEDs, Controls and Energy Solutions

October 12 – 13: LED & New Technology for Residential Lighting

November 7 – 10: Controls Specialist

November 9 – 10: LED Exterior Lighting Solutions

December 13 – 15: Lighting Fundamentals/Lighting Basics

Located at Eaton‘s lighting headquarters in Peachtree City, Georgia, the SOURCE classes are designed for industry professionals and students including lighting specifiers and interior designers, architects, utilities personnel, facility managers, retail planners, electrical contractors, energy-saving companies, engineers, distributors, builders, landscape architects, university students and end-users.

In addition to these courses, the SOURCE can offer customized programs and timely updates of recent developments and technologies in the lighting industry.