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Eaton’s Halo Product Line Named the Leader in Lighting by BUILDER Magazine for the 18th Consecutive Year

May 10, 2016
By Business Wire News


Power management company Eaton, a 2016 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year, today announced that BUILDERmagazine’s 2016 BUILDER Brand Use Study named Eaton’s Halo® product line the brand leader in lighting. Awarded for an unprecedented 18th consecutive year, the Halo product line of recessed, track and surface lighting was given top honors in the lighting categories of Brand Familiarity, Brands Used in Past Two Years and Brands Used the Most.

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“For 60 years, Halo’s state-of-the-artengineering, on-going researchand development, meticulousproduct standards and tradition of unparalleled servicehas distinguished Halo as the product line buildersknow and trust,” said Glenn Siegel, director, marketing and product management, Eaton’s Lighting Division. “As we celebrate our 60th anniversary milestone this year, we appreciate the ongoing support of the builder community and are once again honored to receive this recognition.”

Hanley Wood’s BUILDER magazine and The Farnsworth Group, an independent research company, conducted the 2016 BUILDER Brand Use Study to provide an in-depth look at the product brands builders recognize, use most and their opinions including the important factors that influence brand selection. The report highlights respondents’ opinions in 70 product categories, with results featured in the April issue of BUILDERmagazine.

From what began as a small business start-up in 1956 to the industry leader today, the Halo product line has been providing builders and customers with high-quality lighting products for their homes and businesses, including the first ENERGY STAR®-certified light-emitting diode (LED) downlight in 2009. Today, as energy codes and legislation continue to advance, Eaton’s comprehensive portfolio of Halo LED products addresses the need for high-performing, reliable choices, while creating a comfortable living and work environment.

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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 2015 sales of $20.9 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 97,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit

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