Acuity Brands Featured in Award-Winning Architectural Projects

Five design projects that received Architectural Lighting magazine’s Ninth Annual Light & Architecture Design Awards incorporated lighting solutions from Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI). These awards recognize lighting design excellence in residential, interior, exterior, whole building and exhibit lighting applications. Projects featuring Acuity Brands® lighting solutions received recognition for outstanding and commendable achievement in the whole building and exterior lighting categories. An independent panel of judges awarded prizes to the winning...
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Acuity Brands Introduces New W Series Architectural Luminaires from Lithonia Lighting

The W Series luminaires feature integrated controls to maximize energy savings in low-traffic or low-occupancy areas such as corridors, stairwells and restrooms.   Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) announced the introduction of the Lithonia Lighting® W Series luminaires that feature integral occupancy sensors to manage lighting usage in low-traffic or low-occupancy areas such as corridors, stairwells and restrooms. The luminaires automatically turn on or off as occupants ascend and descend stairs, walk corridors or enter a seldom used space, significantly reducing...
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Acuity Brands is First to Qualify in New DesignLights Consortium Category for LED Lighting Retrofit Kits

Two Lithonia Lighting® LED lighting retrofit kits from Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) are the first to meet the DesignLights™ Consortium (“DLC”) requirements for Integrated-Style Retrofit Kits for Linear Panels. The 2RTL2R and 2RTL4R LED relight assemblies are part of the Company’s RTLED Relight family of products and are designated for the DLC’s Lamp-style Retrofit Kits for Linear Panels 2x2 and 2x4 Troffers  categories respectively.  The DLC Qualified Products List (“QP...
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Mall of America Renovates Parking Garages with Acuity Brands Energy-Saving Outdoor LED Lighting Solutions

Mall of America achieves significant energy savings, enhances aesthetics and meets some of the nation’s strictest lighting codes with LED outdoor lighting solutions from Acuity Brands. The Mall of America® (“Mall”) renovated its twin 7-story parking garages by installing more than 5,600outdoor LED luminairesfrom Acuity Brands, Inc.(NYSE: AYI). Theparking garages, which span 3.3 million square feet and house more than 12,000 parking spaces, are now equipped with Tersen® Ratio PG LED luminaires and other Tersen brand surface and arm...
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Peerless Introduces Origami LED

High Art Meets High Performance in New Luminaires with Unique, Modern Style and Energy-Saving Performance Peerless®  — a leading designer and manufacturer of architectural luminaires and one of the innovative lighting companies under the Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AY) umbrella — announces the introduction of Origami LED.   Origami LED luminaires are offered in suspended and wall-mount versions and feature advanced lighting optics that allow for increased fixture spacing, fewer units per installation and, ultimately, significant e...
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Acuity Brands Canada Opens New Facility, Centralizes Operation

New Acuity Brands Canada facility incorporates Smart + Simple lighting and controls technology to showcase solutions for customers.    Acuity Brands, Inc., (NYSE: AYI) announces the opening of its new 60,000-square-foot facility for Acuity Brands Canada, combining the Company’s Lighting and Controls offices. Located in Toronto, the new facility includes offices, a warehouse distribution center and a state-of-the art showroom. Twelve offices incorporate a variety of Acuity Brands® value stream products to illustrate lighting solutions in offic...
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New Relight Assembly Kits from Lithonia Lighting

Acuity Brands Expands Portfolio of LED Renovation Solutions with the Introduction of VTLED Relight Assembly Kits from Lithonia Lighting Long-lasting LED technology results in reduced maintenance and disposal costs. The Lithonia Lighting® VTLED Relight assembly kits from Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) feature long-lasting LEDs with a service life of up 50,000 hours, reducing maintenance requirements and disposal costs compared to conventional lighting. The VTLED kits' advanced LED light engine and driver consume less energ...
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Acuity Brands: OLEDs World Summit 2012

Acuity Brands Lighting OLED Experts Play Influential Role at OLEDs World Summit 2012 Two OLED lighting experts from Acuity Brands Lighting will share their insight at the 2012 OLEDs World Summit in San Francisco, Calif. Sept. 26 – 28, 2012. Peter Ngai, Vice President, Innovation at the Acuity Brands Lighting OLED Lighting Design Center, will provide opening remarks and chair multiple sessions on day two of the summit, which focuses exclusively on OLED lighting.   “In the past, OLED display was a major emphasis a...
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New LED Architectural Lighting From Acuity Brands

Acuity Brands Adds New AL Series Luminaires from Lithonia Lighting To Its Portfolio of Innovative LED Architectural Lighting The Lithonia Lighting® AL Series architectural recessed LED luminaires from Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) combine clean, fine lines with a high-end design that complements any space. The completely luminous optical system provides a concave visual appearance that blends with the ceiling plane, while providing higher fixture efficacy and even illumination. The AL Series is the most recent addition to an industry-leadin...
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Acuity Brands New Video Series: The Secret To Intelligent Lighting

Acuity Brands Premieres Smart + Simple Lighting Solutions Videos   Video series showcases the multiple benefits of integrated, intelligent lighting for indoor applications.   Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) has produced a series of five videos exploring the practical integration of intelligent LED luminaires and digital controls for interior applications. The Smart + Simple Lighting Solutions video series provides insight on how lighting with embedded controls can be easily tailored to a specific application, while monitoring and responding to the imm...
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Historic Building Reduces Energy Costs With Acuity Brands Relight Kits

New indoor ambient lighting saves energy, improves work environment and enhances aesthetics in 381,000-square-foot Rose Building – corporate headquarters of Medical Mutual of Ohio. Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI), a leading provider of   comprehensive, energy-saving lighting solutions, announces that its Lithonia Lighting® high-performance volumetric Relight kits were installed in the corporate headquarters of Medical Mutual of Ohio located in the historic Rose Building in Cleveland, Ohio. The extensive lighting renovation project was comple...
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Lakeland Community College Uses Lighting Solution from Acuity Brands to Meet Key Performance and Energy-Efficiency Goals

RT Series LED luminaires equipped with nLight controlsare installed in the new 40,000 square-foot Holden University Center. Lakeland Community College (“Lakeland”) in Kirtland, Ohio, selected an integrated lighting solution from Acuity Brands, Inc.(NYSE: AYI) to meet key performance and energy-efficiency objectives for its new Holden University Center (“Center”). The integrated lighting solution installed in the 40,000 square-foot facility consisted of 483 Lithonia Lighting® RT Series LED luminaires equipped with nLight&r...
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Acuity Brands Introduces SHIVER™ LED Fixture

Acuity Brands Introduces SHIVER™ LED Fixture from Lithonia Lighting, Designed for Refrigeration and Display Cases   SHIVER™ LED fixtures enhance merchandise appearance; exclusive AccuDrive® technology saves on installation and maintenance.  Acuity Brands®, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) introduces the SHIVER™ LED luminaire from Lithonia Lighting®, a refrigeration and display case lighting system that delivers even light distribution, energy and maintenance savings, and reduced glare. Equipped with AccuDrive...
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Holophane Adds to Portfolio of High Mast Lighting Solutions

Holophane Adds LED Technology to Industry-Leading Portfolio of High Mast Lighting Solutions   New HMAO™ LED luminaire features multiple lumen packages to maximize energy savings and deliver up to 100,000 hours of maintenance-free operation.   Providing innovative high mast lighting solutions for more than five decades, Holophane has expanded its High Mast Advanced Optix™ (HMAO) lighting systems to include LED technology. Engineered with a state-of-the-art prismatic borosilicate glass advanced optics, the HMAO™ LED lum...
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Acuity Brands Joins Volunteer Initiative to Build Green Schools

Phoenix schoolhouses will be LEED certified and feature Acuity Brands Smart + Simple Solutions for School Lighting   As part of its initiative to promote and deliver high-performance school lighting, Acuity Brands, Inc (NYSE: AYI) continues its support of the Green Schoolhouse Series, which has broken ground on its second project in Phoenix.   The self-described “studio-themed” addition to the Orangewood School is a state-of-the-art schoolhouse, designed to achieve Platinum status under the US Green Building Council’s Lead...
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Acuity Brands Opens New State-of-the-Art Daylighting Training Center as Part of Newly Renovated Sunoptics Facility

12,000 square-foot building expansion allows customers to explore the performance and energy-saving benefits of integrated daylighting   Acuity Brands, Inc., (NYSE: AYI) announces the opening of its renovated Sunoptics® facility and new Daylighting University training center located in Sacramento, CA. The new offices and training facility provide an opportunity for industry professionals to explore the benefits of daylighting. The facility features a 1,600 square foot daylighting training center where Sunoptics will host its Daylighting University, which offer...
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Acuity Brands Experts Presenting at The LED Show in Las Vegas

Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI) LED lighting technology experts John Selander, director of specification sales for Acuity Brands Lighting, and Kurt Vogel, director of product development at Lithonia Lighting®, will present “The Intelligence of LED Lighting” at The LED Show in Las Vegas. The 90-minute presentation is on August 1, at 9 a.m. (session five).   Selander’s presentation defines intelligent lighting and demonstrates ways in which solid-state lighting products are suited for interactive communication between the lumina...
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Acuity Brands Illuminates New LEED Certified Atlanta Airport International Terminal

Acuity Brands’ Indoor and Outdoor Luminaires and Controls Installed Throughout $1.4 Billion Construction Project More than 14,000 indoor and outdoor lighting luminaires from Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) are now illuminating the new Maynard H. Jackson International Terminal at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport. The new terminal, which is certified Silver under the US Green Building Council’s Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) standard, incorporates 12 new gates, eight security checkpoints, separa...
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Acuity Brands Launches Web-based Design Tool That Calculates the Total Life Cycle Costs of Lighting Systems

New Visual Economic Tool™ offers a comprehensive, economic analysis to properly evaluate multiple lighting systems; provides superior business assessment than typical “payback” methods.   Acuity Brands, Inc. has developed a leap-forward financial tool that allows users to determine the true economic value of a lighting system, greatly exceeding the simple data output found on many industry “payback” calculators. The Visual Economic Tool™ is a free, web-based, user-friendly design tool that uses recommended  industry practices to simu...
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Acuity Brands Director Presents at DOE SSL Workshop

Acuity Brands Director to Present at June Department of Energy Solid-State Lighting Workshop   Mark Hand, director of new product and technology at Acuity Brands Lighting, will present about the trends and strategies of solid-state lighting (SSL) manufacturing on June 13, 2012 at the Department of Energy (DOE) SSL Manufacturing R&D Workshop in San Jose, Calif.   The presentation, “Rethinking Luminaire Manufacturing for SSL,” will take place at 10:30 a.m., and features a number of industry panelists, including Hand. Pan...
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Acuity Brands Launches ROAMview Lighting Control System

Acuity Brands Launches the ROAMview Lighting Control System, Extending the Company’s ROAM Roadway Technology into Site and Area Lighting   The ROAMview system provides property owners and small municipalities the ability to efficiently manage outdoor lighting using a wireless monitoring and control system.      Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI; “Company”), a market leader in innovative energy-efficient lighting and controls solutions, introduces the ROAMview™ lighting control system, an expansion of&n...
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Lithonia Lighting Launches the I-BEAM LED High Bay

The I-BEAM LED high bay luminaire is an affordable, configurable one-for-one replacement for fluorescent and HID fixtures. Acuity Brands, Inc. introduces the I-BEAM® LED high bay from Lithonia Lighting®. This LED solution is the latest addition to the I-BEAM family, the most widely specified high bay family in the industry. The I-BEAM LED luminaire offers higher quality illumination, longer life and consumes less energy than comparable fluorescent and HID fixtures. Plus, I-BEAM LED high bays provide a payback in as little as t...
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Acuity Brands Introduces Products Displaying Unique OLED Characteristics

Acuity Brands Introduces Two New Products that Display Unique Characteristics of OLED Lighting Technology Canvis and Trilia debut at LIGHTFAIR 2012 in Acuity Brands booth #4108.    At LIGHTFAIR® International 2012 Tradeshow and Conference, Acuity Brands, Inc. is showcasing two new OLED luminaire designs, Canvis™ and Trilia™, which will be offered by Winona Lighting. Both of the new lighting series explore the advanced design and performance capabilities of OLED technology, featuring unique configurations a...
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Sensor Switch Launches nWiFi Wireless Solution for nLiGHT Network Lighting Control System

Standards-based suite of WiFi-enabled products for nLiGHT devices expands applications, further simplifies installation and reduces hardware costs.     Acuity Brands, Inc., (NYSE: AYI; “Company”), a market leader in innovative energy-efficient lighting and control solutions, is pleased to announce the addition of wireless capabilities to its award-winning nLiGHT® network lighting control technology. The nWiFi™ solution from Sensor Switch® uses existing WiFi network infrastructure to further simplify control installation ...
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Acuity Brands LED Lighting Products Receive Architectural SSL Product Innovation Awards

Multiple Acuity Brands LED Lighting Products Receive Prestigious Architectural SSL Product Innovation Awards   Judges select four Lithonia Lighting indoor ambient LED luminaires and one American Electric Lighting outdoor LED luminaire for Product Innovation Awards.   Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI; “Company”), a market leader in innovative energy-efficient lighting solutions, announced today a total of five indoor and outdoor LED lighting products, including three general ambient lighting products, one linear cove/wall wa...
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American Electric Lighting Launches LED Security Luminaires

New LED NEMA Head offers energy efficient lighting solutions for dark, open areas   Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI; “Company”), a market leader in innovative energy-efficient lighting solutions, is pleased to announce the launch of the LED NEMA Head Series (LNH) luminaire from American Electric Lighting®. The LNH luminaire maintains the familiar NEMA Head aesthetic, but uses LED technology to produce a comfortable and efficient white light that significantly reduces operating costs and extends the fixture life.   In...
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Acuity Brands Lighting Executive to Discuss Changing Landscape of Solid State Lighting at 2012 SSL Summit

Kevin Leadford, Vice President of Innovation with Acuity Brands Lighting, is speaking on the applications of new lighting technologies at the 2012 SSL Summit LA in Long Beach, CA on April 3, 2012.  Leadford’s presentation “Realizing the Promise of Solid State Lighting” focuses on how these exciting new technologies are expected to reshape the lighting industry.   “Solid state lighting is currently in its infancy,” said Leadford. “Up until now, much of the industry’s focus has been on light source suitability (e...
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Gotham Launches Complete Line of EVO® LED Luminaires

New solid-state downlighting products are functional, attractive and adaptable to evolving technologies.   Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI; “Company”), a market leader in innovative energy-efficient lighting solutions, is pleased to announce the launch of the EVO® line of LED downlighting luminaires from Gotham® Architectural Downlighting. The new family of solid-state downlighting products combines high performance and energy efficiency with visual elegance and architectural aesthetics.   “The EVO line is more than just a serie...
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Sensor Switch Launches Line of Occupancy Sensors

Acuity Brands Launches Wall Switch Sensor with Convertible Neutral/Ground Connection for Meeting NEC 2011 Neutral Requirements   Allows contractors to have a universally code compliant solution regardless of job site wiring requirements Acuity Brands, Inc., (NYSE: AYI; “Company”), a market leader in innovative energy-efficient lighting and control solutions, is pleased to introduce the new patent-pending WSD NGX (Neutral/Ground Exchangeable) wall switch sensor as an addition to its Sensor Switch® line of occupancy sensors. &nb...
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Lithonia Lighting Launches 100 LPW LED Product

Lithonia Lighting Adds 100 LPW Luminaire to Indoor Ambient LED Product Portfolio   New optional features including 2.5 McAdams ellipses and L80 performance for up to 50,000 hours are also available for the VTLED and RTLED product lines.  Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI; “Company”), a market leader in innovative energy-efficient lighting, control and daylighting solutions, has expanded the Lithonia Lighting VTLED indoor ambient lighting series with new 100+ lumens per watt (LPW) luminaire. The 100+ LPW luminaire i...
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Cree LED announced today that three of its recent product releases have been recognized with BrightStar Awards by LEDs Magazine. The XLamp® Element G LEDs and XLamp® Pro9™ LEDs were recognized in the “LED Light Sources&rdqu... READ MORE

New TARA2000-AUT-SAFE family includes unique interlock loop method for completely safeguarding ultra-fast detection of faults that can compromise eye safety Interlock method reduces bill of materials resulting in lower system cost 940nm emitte... READ MORE