Nov 9, 2016: Power management company Eaton, a 2016 Energy Star partner of the year, has announced Eaton’s lighting and controls specialists will teach alongside Lighting Design Lab (LDL) experts this month. The continuing education classes help utility program managers, lighting specifiers and lighting project managers learn the latest energy management and conservation solutions including advanced lighting and controls technologies.
The regional, one-day classes will be held in Boise, Idaho; Portland, Oregon; and in the state of Washington in the cities of Everett, Bellevue and Seattle. Many of the classes are pre-certified for continuing education credits for professionals who are required to take continuing education classes to maintain their professional standing.
“We are pleased Eaton agreed to collaborate with us on the delivery of Lighting Design Lab’s fall educational series,” said Jerry Wright, interim manager, LDL. “We recognize the importance of strong working relationships and Eaton’s SOURCE Lighting Education Center was a great fit to help us deliver classes that are on-point to meet customer’s education needs.”
LDL focuses on commercial and industrial lighting and provides beginner to advanced adult education, as well as validation services and technical consultations. As an interactive facility funded by major Northwest electric utilities and energy efficiency organizations, LDL services are free or supplemented so they are accessible to all businesses seeking guidance.
“We are honored to support the LDL with its energy conservation education,” said SOURCE Manager Rebecca Hadley-Catter, Eaton’s Lighting Division. “As lighting and controls technologies advance, it’s important to continue to educate industry professionals with real-life examples and perspectives that could change how they manage lighting projects with the integration of controls in their energy programs.”
Eaton’s SOURCE Lighting Education Center, celebrating 25 years this year, is the industry’s leading lighting educational facility. Educating over 150,000+ professionals and students since its opening, Eaton’s SOURCE personnel teach a wide variety of seminars and workshops on the industry’s latest technologies, product solutions, codes and standards updates and trends to broaden the understanding of lighting and controls and their applications.
Seattle City Light is the 10th largest public electric utility in the United States. It has some of the lowest cost customer rates of any urban utility, providing reliable providing reliable, renewable and environmentally responsible power to about 750,000 Seattle area residents.