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Eaton Announces Winners of 2016 SOURCE Awards Lighting Design Competition at LightFair

May 6, 2016
Eaton announced the winners of the 39th Annual SOURCE Awards national lighting design competition, at Lightfair International 2016 in San Diego. This gallery highlights the design work of two of the winners in the Professional Category.

Eaton announced the winners of the 39th Annual SOURCE Awards national lighting design competition, at LightFair International 2016 in San Diego.  The gallery above highlights the design work of the two winners in the Professional Category. In total, six professional awards and six student awards were presented. The 2016 winners include:

Professional Category

Winners: ENVIRO, Guatemala City, Guatemala, and designer Julio Alvarado, LEED AP, for the lighting of the Microsoft corporate headquarters in Guatemala City, Guatemala; and Robert Singer and Associates, Inc., Basalt, Colo., and the design team of Robert Singer (Top, right), IES, IALD, Chase Carter, LD (Center, right), and Kim Quint, LEED AP, LD (Bottom, right), for the lighting design of the Waterstone residence in Woody Creek, Colo.

Student Category

Winner: Elizabeth Hundley from Appalachian State University, Boone, North Carolina, for her conceptual lighting design restaurant project, titled Salt: A Persian Experience. Hundley was under the direction of Jeanne Mercer-Ballard, associate professor of the Interior Design Program at Appalachian State University.

The professional winning firm, ENVIRO, received a $2,000 monetary award. Student winner Hundley received $1,500 and each of the Honorable Mention 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 additional information about this year’s 39th Annual SOURCE Awards competition, please visit