by Brianna Crandall — March 15, 2017 — Power management company Eaton recently announced its 2017 calendar of classes available at its SOURCE Lighting Education Center, the company’s lighting educational facility offering workshops, symposiums and interactive, hands-on learning experiences.
The facility, which has educated over 163,000 professionals and students, offers a wide variety of continuing education-accredited classes designed to broaden the understanding of lighting, lighting controls and applications. This year, the SOURCE curriculum includes new lighting controls classes ranging from fundamentals to advanced energy-saving controls strategies and classes on commissioning.
Eaton’s commissioning classes focus on Eaton’s controls solutions and are designed for professionals who are already qualified to commission lighting controls. These two-day to five-day classes include some of Eaton’s extensive offering of lighting controls solutions including the company’s iLumin, Greengate, Fifth Light and new Distributed Low-Voltage Power (DLVP) System product lines.
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, facilities managers, retail planners, electrical contractors, energy-savings companies, engineers, distributors, builders, landscape architects, university students and end-users.
SOURCE manager Rebecca Hadley-Catter, Eaton’s Lighting Division, explained:
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. 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|
For full course descriptions and additional information or to register, visit the SOURCE classes calendar. In addition to these courses, the SOURCE can offer customized programs and timely updates of recent developments and technologies in the lighting industry. For more information on Eaton’s Lighting solutions, visit the company’s Web site.