Excellence Awards Registration

Enter Your Best Projects to Win a 2021 Lutron Excellence Award

Now in its 18th year, the Lutron Excellence Awards program recognizes the world’s best projects using Lutron lighting and shading control solutions, including HomeWorks, RadioRA 2, and RA2 Select lighting control systems, Palladiom, Sivoia QS, and Triathlon shading systems, and Ivalo and Ketra intelligent lighting systems.
  • Entries are due August 27th.
  • Winners will be announced November 17th during an online event.
  • Winners will receive a crystal award, marketing materials, and will have their names added to a plaque at Lutron’s global Experience Centers.

2021 Award Categories

  1. Best Palladiom, Sivoia QS or Triathlon Shading Project- Show us your best Lutron shading installation. What challenges did you encounter during the design and/or installation process? What homeowner requests needed to be considered? How are the shades integrated into the rest of the home’s control systems?
  2. Best HomeWorks Project- Submit your best application of a HomeWorks system, including the keypads, the panel wiring, and the integration with other systems. Tell us why a HomeWorks system was the clear choice for your clients and tell us about challenges you needed to overcome, and/or special requests.
  3. Best RadioRA 2 or RA 2 Select Project- Submit your best RadioRA 2 or RA2 Select project, including challenges you had to overcome, customer requests, and integration with other systems.
  4. Best Use of Intelligent Lighting Systems (Ketra and/or Ivalo)- Show us an outstanding project that includes Ketra or Ivalo intelligent lighting systems and how you used it to enhance the home’s design. Tell us why Ketra or Ivalo solutions were the clear choice for this project and your clients.
  5. Best Renovation/Retrofit Project (NEW)- Lutron wireless solutions make it easy to tackle renovation projects. Submit your best retrofit project and explain how Lutron products satisfied your clients’ requests and helped keep the project on track.
  6. Best Collaboration with an Architect, Interior Designer, or Lighting Designer- Tell us about your collaborative efforts with an architect, interior designer, or lighting designer (or a combination of them). How did you work together to satisfy the client’s connected home product requests without compromising the home’s design? How has your relationship with the architect or designer evolved and developed into more collaborative projects?
  7. Best Lutron Experience Showroom- Show us and tell us about the Lutron/Ketra experience you’ve created for your customers and why it’s important to your business. How has the showroom helped your business? What are your customers saying about the experience?
  8. Best Resimercial Project (NEW)- Home offices and other residential/commercial crossover projects are on the rise – submit your best resimercial project from the past year and tell us how it helped your client manage through the COVID-19 pandemic.
  9. Judges’ Choice- one or more winning projects will be selected by the judges from all submitted entries.

2021 Entry Guidelines

  1. Eligible projects must be completed between June 1st, 2020 and May 30th, 2021.
  2. You can submit an unlimited number of projects, but a project can only be submitted into one award category.
  3. Entries must be submitted through this online entry portal. Emailed entries will not be accepted.
  4. Entries will be accepted through 11:59pm EDT on Friday, Aug. 27th.
  5. If you are a resident of Puerto Rico or Guam, before entering, please email us at ExcellenceAwards@lutron.com.
  6. Click here for a list of additional rules and requirements.

Crafting Your Entry

  1. Each submitted project must include a minimum 250-word description.
  2. You can submit a maximum of 10 photos per project (.JPG only) and/or up to five minutes of video (.MP4 format).
  3. Every entry requires a completed Photo Release and Project Verification Form.
  4. Entries should include anything that will help the judges understand the uniqueness of your project – photos, videos, client testimonials, challenges overcome- – get creative!

One (1) winning Entry will be chosen from each of the 9 categories. The eligible Entry with the highest total score for each category will be selected as the winner for that category. In the event of a tie, a category may have more than one winner. Judges reserve the right to select more than one winner in the Judges’ Choice category.

Need Help?

For questions or help, contact ExcellenceAwards@lutron.com.