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Lutron Electronics Announces Dates for 2016 Residential Opportunities Tour

Coopersburg, PA (February 25, 2016)—Lutron Electronics, the leader in energy-saving lighting and shade control, is continuing to support its residential systems providers with the announcement of its 2016 Residential Opportunities tour schedule. Started in 2011, the tour is designed to offer hands-on training and education for Lutron providers selling RadioRA® 2 and HomeWorks® QS total home control systems. The 2016 tour will visit 15 locations throughout the U.S. and Canada.

The 2016 tour offers four targeted sessions to best suit the needs of each attendee –

1. Full-day session for HomeWorks QS Qualified Accounts is designed for principals, project managers, programmers, installers, and system designers from HomeWorks QS qualified accounts. The session will cover an overview of RadioRA 2 10.0 hardware and software, in-depth updates on HomeWorks 10.0 software and hardware, shading solutions overview, Ivalo® new product updates, system upgrades, programming discussion, and a myLutron overview.

2. Full-day session for HomeWorks QS Qualified Programmers is designed for programmers and system designers from HomeWorks QS qualified accounts. The session will cover HomeWorks QS 10.0 hardware and software updates, advanced programming for the Lutron Connect Bridge and app, Palladiom™ keypads, and Dynamic Backlight Management. This session will also cover advanced troubleshooting topics.

3. Full-day session for Authorized Shading Accounts is designed for shade installers. The session will cover angled, coupled shades, curved drapery, corner-mount applications, Intelligent Hembar Alignment, and tensioned shades, all with hands-on measuring, installation and SCT exercises.

4. Half-day session for RadioRA 2 Trained Installers is designed for Lutron Champions, electrical contractors, A/V installers, and lighting showroom employees. The session will cover Caséta® Wireless updates, new product information for battery powered shades, RadioRA 2 hardware and software updates, and Lutron Connect Bridge features review.

“There has never been a better year to attend the Residential Opportunities tour,” said Rich Black, Director, Residential Product Management and Business Development at Lutron. “Lutron launched several innovative products over the past year including Palladiom, GRAFIK T, Lutron Connect, and Sivoia QS Triathlon WIDR shades. This tour will provide accounts with the technical know-how to support these new products,” said Black.

The 2016 tour schedule:

February 29-March 3 in Coopersburg, PA

March 7-10 in Tarrytown, NY

March 7-10 in San Francisco, CA

March 14-17 in Irvine, CA

March 29-April 1 in Norwood, MA

March 29-April 1 in Atlanta, GA

April 4-7 in Golden, CO

April 11-14 in Plantation, FL

April 18-21 in Markham, ON

April 18-21 in Washington, DC

May 2-5 in Irving, TX

May 9-12 in Seattle, WA

May 9-12 in Itasca, IL

May 16-19 in Richmond, BC

May 23-26 in East Elmhurst, NY

Visit to register using your existing LCI online account. Email [email protected] with any questions.

About Lutron Electronics ( Founded in 1961, Lutron Electronics is headquartered in Coopersburg, Pennsylvania, in the heart of the Lehigh Valley. From dimmers for the home, to lighting management systems for entire buildings, the company offers more than 17,000 energy-saving products, sold in more than 100 countries around the world. In the US alone, Lutron products save an estimated 10 billion kWh of electricity, or approximately $1 billion in utility costs per year. The company’s early inventions—including the first solid-state dimmer invented by Lutron’s founder, Joel Spira—are now at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History in Washington, DC.