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Eaton Announces 2017 Continuing Education-Accredited Classes Available at the SOURCE for Professionals and Students

Date: February 20, 2017

PEACHTREE CITY, GA — Power management company Eaton announced its 2017 calendar of classes available at its SOURCE Lighting Education Center, the industry’s leading 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, 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.

Eaton’s commissioning classes focus on Eaton’s controls solutions and are designed for professionals who are already qualified to commission controls. These two-day to five-day classes include some of Eaton’s extensive offering of 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, facility managers, retail planners, electrical contractors, energy-saving companies, engineers, distributors, builders, landscape architects, university students and end-users.
“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’s 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

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. Please email for more information.


Eaton also holds a yearly lighting design competition for professionals and students. Information on the SOURCE Awards can be obtained at The LIGHTING reSOURCE. The current deadline is February 24.

For more information on Eaton’s lighting solutions, visit

Eaton delivers a range of innovative and reliable indoor and outdoor lighting solutions, as well as controls products specifically designed to maximize performance, energy efficiency and cost savings. Eaton lighting solutions serve customers in the commercial, industrial, retail, institutional, residential, utility and other markets. 

Eaton’s electrical business is a global leader with expertise in power distribution and circuit protection; backup power protection; control and automation; lighting and security; structural solutions and wiring devices; solutions for harsh and hazardous environments; and engineering services. Eaton is positioned through its global solutions to answer today’s most critical electrical power management challenges.

Eaton is a power management company with 2016 sales of $19.7 billion. Eaton provides energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton has approximately 95,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit