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Eaton Announces Halo Photo Contest in Support of ENERGY STAR Program
Posted: Thu Oct 16, 2014 09:14:13 AM


Date: October 15, 2014

PEACHTREE CITY, GA Power management company Eaton today announced that its Cooper Lighting Division is now accepting entries for the first annual Halo Photo Contest. The competition hopes to bring awareness of light-emitting diode (LED) ENERGY STAR certified lighting fixtures and the benefits and achievements of the ENERGY STAR program.

"As an ENERGY STAR partner, we’re excited about how this competition will spread awareness of the benefits of ENERGY STAR certified lighting fixtures like our Halo LED retrofit downlighting products," said Mark Eubanks, president, Eaton’s Cooper Lighting Division. "As the first manufacturer to introduce an ENERGY STAR certified LED recessed downlight five years ago, we know the ENERGY STAR program has led the way in helping consumers save money and protect the environment by using energy-efficient products, practices and services."

The competition requires entrants to send in photos of their old lighting products with a description as to why they would like to replace them. The most creative winning photo will receive Halo LED products worth the retail value of $1,000. Two additional winners will be randomly selected from all submitted photos to each receive products worth $500.

Entries must be emailed or postmarked on or before November 30, 2014, and winners will be announced in December 2014. For full contest rules, visit Email entries to or send to Eaton’s Cooper Lighting business at 1121 Highway 74 South, Peachtree City, Georgia, 30269.

ENERGY STAR is a U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) program that has been helping businesses and individuals save money and protect our climate through superior energy efficiency for the past 20 years. An ENERGY STAR label means the light has undergone rigorous testing and only the highest quality with the most energy-saving benefits make the cut. If every household switched just one light socket to an ENERGY STAR certified lighting product, consumers would save enough energy to light two million homes for a whole year, save $460 million in annual energy costs and prevent six billion pounds of greenhouse gas emissions, equivalent to that of 550,000 cars.

Eaton’s Cooper Lighting Division 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. The Lighting business serves customers in the commercial, industrial, retail, institutional, residential, utility and other markets.

Eaton’s Electrical Sector 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 2013 sales of $22.0 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 103,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries.

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