Eskom’s Energy Efficient Lighting Design Competition
Eskom’s Energy Efficient Lighting Design Competition is challenging interior designers, DIY-homeowners and other artistic souls to design (and build) a lamp prototype that not only works, but makes use of energy-efficient technology, such as compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs), light-emitting diodes (LEDs), fibre optic, or any energy-efficient lighting system or product suitable for residential application. The design should be innovative, original and unique, in other words, it should hot have been implemented before – and it must be energy efficient.The prize value is R200 000 in three categories: Category A: Full-time students from tertiary institutions (universities, colleges, design centres and schools of design) in South Africa are invited to submit a luminaire design using an energy-efficient light source, suitable for use in the home. Category B: In Category B, graphic designers, architects, electrical engineers, product designers, researchers and anyone with a passion for design are invited to submit innovative energy-efficient designs, systems or products, suitable for residential application. Category C: Promising young designers from secondary schools and FET or independent colleges, between the ages of 14 and 20, are invited to submit innovative energy-efficient designs, systems or products, suitable for residential application. The closing date for entries is 15 August 2014 and this year’s theme is ‘Celebrating 20 years of democracy.' For more information on specifications, evaluation criteria and entry forms, visit lighting-design.co.za, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.