PEACHTREE CITY, GA — Power management company Eaton today announced the winners of the 40th Annual SOURCE Awards lighting design competition, part of the company’s commitment to celebrating current and future lighting designers and specifiers. The winners were recognized on Monday, May 8 at LIGHTFAIR International 2017 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Six professional awards and seven student awards were presented.
The annual competition, which began in 1977, focuses on furthering the understanding, knowledge and function of lighting as a primary element in design and requires the predominant use of lighting and controls products from Eaton’s lighting solutions. Entries are judged on aesthetics, creativity and technical performance to address specific lighting needs while meeting project constraints and design concept goals.
“We congratulate the talented winners of this year’s SOURCE Awards competition, our 40th year of celebrating lighting design,” said Kraig Kasler, president, Eaton’s Lighting Division. “The outstanding quality of work from the professional winners features a diverse group of architectural projects including a dynamic library, a historical museum, a beautiful private residence and the successful energy-efficient upgrades of a college hall; an operations and maintenance facility; and a city’s underpass. For our winning students, we hope their impressive work will inspire them towards a career in lighting.”
The 2017 winners include:
Award of Recognition:
The professional winning firms, Tec Studio Inc. and Robert Singer and Associates, Inc., each received a $5,000 monetary award. Student winner Chang received $2,000 and each of the Honorable Mention professionals and students was awarded $500. All winners were presented with a crystal trophy and offered an invitation to attend a complimentary class at the SOURCE, Eaton’s state-of-the-art lighting educational center located in Peachtree City, Georgia. The students’ instructors are also invited to attend a class.
For information about this year’s 41st Annual SOURCE Awards competition, please visit TheLightingResouce.Eaton.com.
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. We provide energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton is dedicated to improving the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services. Eaton has approximately 95,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit Eaton.com.
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