Cooper Lighting Opens New Facility
Peachtree City, GA Cooper Lighting, the manufacturer of incandescent, fluorescent and H.I.D (High Intensity Discharge) luminaires has announced the opening of SOURCE, the Cooper Lighting Training Center, at its corporate headquarters based here.
The company's new 35,000-sq.-ft. training and education center features nine application areas and seven showrooms (including a Downlighting Products showroom and a Trac Systems/Surface and Decorative Products showroom, among others). An auditorium and a Fundamentals/Technology room are also featured at the facility, designed for industry professionals seeking to advance their lighting knowledge, the company notes.
Expected to serve some 5,000 students annually, SOURCE focuses on a variety of applications, including residential kitchens and baths, according to the company.
Additionally, the showrooms and application areas combine to display over 2,000 luminaires and the training/education facility includes 678,000 ft. of wire and 30 miles of conduit, the company explains.
Among the areas covered at the facility are: lamp and fixture performance, design, installation, application and features and benefits, with programs ranging from the novice to professional level.
Furthermore, the facility is taught by lighting specialists, all of whom are professionally certified as lighting consultants, according