Eaton announces 2017 accredited classes on lighting, lighting controls

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 – 3LED Exterior Lighting Solutions
March 29 – 31Lighting Fundamentals/Lighting Basics
May 3 – 5Lighting Fundamentals/Lighting Basics
May 23 – 26Controls Specialist
June 14 – 16LEDs, Controls and Energy Solutions
June 28 – 30Lighting Fundamentals/Lighting Basics
July 13 – 14Healthcare Lighting Solutions Workshop
July 19 – 21Lighting Fundamentals/Lighting Basics
August 16 – 18Lighting Fundamentals/Lighting Basics
August 22 – 25Controls Specialist
September 20 – 21Controls Fundamentals
September 20 – 23Lighting Fundamentals/Lighting Basics
October 4 – 6LEDs, Controls and Energy Solutions
October 12 – 13LED & New Technology for Residential Lighting
November 7 – 10Controls Specialist
November 9 – 10LED Exterior Lighting Solutions
December 13 – 15Lighting 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.