Acuity Brands’ LEDs Support Minneapolis Public Housing Authority for Energy Saving

It’s said that the Minneapolis Public Housing Authority (“MHPA”) has selected Acuity Brands’s RTLED lighting system for its substantial energy savings. MHPA has partnered with Acuity Brands for several times. This time, MPHA plans to continue installing LED lighting in its facilities. Plifka, MPHA manager of facilities and development, said “The RTLED lighting system is working perfectly and the feedback from residents and property management staff has all been positive.” With the help of Acuity Brands, MH...
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Acuity Brands Supports the City of Hercules for Relight Project

According to Acuity Brands, it has supported its Holophane® brand of luminaires for a sustainability project of Hercules, CA. It’s said that portions of busy Sycamore Avenue and Refugio Valley Road in Hercules, CA were once illuminated with 161 cobra head luminaires with 100-watt high pressure sodium lamps. This time, Hercules retrofit the units with contemporary styled LEDgend® Roadway LED luminaires from Holophane, cutting energy usage nearly 40 percent and increasing visibility and safety with uniformly lit streets and roadways. The Ameri...
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Acuity Brands Launches New Indoor LED Ambient Lighting Portfolio

Acuity Brands, has added the Lithonia Lighting® ACLED and the TLED, a general purpose LED recessed troffer  to its indoor LED ambient lighting portfolio . According to the company, the ACLED is an indoor ambient lighting fixture featuring a classic yet contemporary architectural style, advanced LEDs and flexible controls. It is available in a 2’x2’ configuration and features 3300 delivered lumens at 41 input watts. The TLED is a high-performance LED fixture for general-purpose illumination, featuring nLight enabled controls, to...
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Acuity Brands Released LED Lighting White Papers

Acuity Brands has released four white papers including LED Binning, Photometric Measurement, Lumen Depreciation and Color Quality, to help educate the marketplace about LED lighting and technology and associated issues in lighting design. According to Dave Ranieri, Vice President and General Manager, Lithonia Lighting® Commercial Indoor Products,  their goal is to provide the industry with tools to make the best possible decisions when selecting intelligent LED lighting and control systems....
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Acuity Brands Released New Holophane® Petrolux® LED luminaires

Acuity Brands has released its new Holophane® Petrolux® LED luminaires to satisfy the requirements of a range of lighting applications in harsh and environmentally challenging facilities, including waste water treatment, power generation, petro-chemical, pulp and paper, textile, and ethanol and biodiesel production plants. The energy-efficient Petrolux® LED luminaires feature multiple lumen package options and several optical choices to meet various needs....
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Acuity Brands’s Product Supports for Vancouver LED Luminaires Initiative

It’s reported that Acuity Brands’s Holophane Washington Postlite Series was chosen by City of Vancouver to revitalize an upscale neighborhood. In February 2009Vancouver Mayor Gregor Robertson launched an initiative to become the world’s greenest city by 2020. For this outdoor lighting project supporting the mayor’s initiative LED luminaires were the only types considered and objectives focused on lighting quality, sustainability and energy-efficiency. After a competitive selection process, Acuity Brands’s product was considered as ...
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Acuity Brands’ Expert to Give a Talk at Two LED Industry Conferences

According to Acuity Brands’ Lithonia Lighting, its Product Development Manager William Ballweg will present at the upcoming Solid State Lighting Design (“SSL Design”) 2011 Summit in Los Angeles, CA and the Strategies in Light® conference in Santa Clara, CA.  
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Acuity Brands Introduces New Outdoor LED Area Luminaire

Acuity Brands has introduced the Lithonia Lighting® ALX™ line of outdoor LED area luminaires combine the classic ALX family appearance. The ALXW meets or exceeds recommended IES lighting illuminance levels, producing as much light as a typical 250 watt metal halide (HID) fixture, while reducing energy and operating costs by as much as 62%.
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Acuity Brands Introduced Its Lithonia Lighting

Acuity Brands has introduced the Lithonia Lighting® RTLED™ 2’x4’ and 1’x4’ luminaire models . The RTLED family of volumetric recessed luminaires, which are factory-enabled with Acuity Brands’ nLight™ intelligent controls interface, deliver high-quality ambient white light for general illumination applications while reducing energy consumption, maintenance costs and a building’s environmental footprint.
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Together Universal Display with Acuity Brands develops OLEDs.

Working with a $2 million US Department of Energy (DOE) Phase III Xlerator grant, Acuity cooperated with Universal Display to design and fabricate OLED lighting fixtures, which was an energy-efficient and color-tunable phosphorescent OLED lighting system. The two partners said that the system would build on the Universal’s OLED technology and Acuity’s experience designing and building solid-state-lighting (SSL) fixtures.
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A&M University Chooses Acuity Brands' Products for an Electrical Service Upgrade

Acuity Brands recently has started to install its Holophane® brand of luminaires and ROAM® wireless controls for Florida A&M University ("FAMU"). ROAM is an Acuity Brands award winning lighting control and monitoring system that minimizes total life-cycle cost, while enhancing safety and sustainability.
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Acuity Brands Participated in the Revitalization of City of Rock Falls with LED Lighting

Acuity Brands has participated in a pilot outdoor LED lighting and revitalization project in Rock Falls, Illinois with its Holophane® brand of luminaires and innovative SiteLink® pole system. New LED lighting will highlight the City of Rock Falls' overall objective which focuses on the City Hall parking lot and aims at eventually revitalizing the entire downtown area.
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Acuity Brands’ Lithonia Lighting Provides Guidelines For Selecting Quality Indoor Ambient LED Lighting Systems

Acuity Brands, a market leader in innovative energy efficient lighting and control solutions, via its Lithonia Lighting unit, has developed LED lighting system selection criteria for indoor, general ambient applications. These guidelines were created to help the lighting industry identify high quality solutions that will effectively deliver on the promise of the benefits of LEDs for years to come. 
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Acuity Brands offered Holophane LED Outdoor Lighting to Anderson University, Indiana

Acuity Brands has completed a pilot outdoor LED lighting project, which uses its Holophane(R) brand of luminaires to bring energy savings and sustainability to the scenic campus of Anderson University, Indiana.
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Acuity Brands Sets up New Training Center for The Intelligent LED Lighting and Lighting Controls Solutions

Acuity Brands has set up its new training center at Sensor Switch facility in Wallingford, CT. According to the firm, this facility is designed to provide hands-on training for Sensor Switch customers and business partners as well as to showcase the newest Acuity Brands(R) intelligent LED lighting and lighting controls solutions.
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Acuity Brands to present at the OLEDs World Summit Conference

Acuity Brands, will present at the OLEDs World Summit Conference on September 29, 2010 in San Francisco. Peter Ngai, the company's Vice President of Research and Development, will present "An Accelerated Performance Roadmap for OLED Lighting," to discuss the design, performance and sustainability requirements needed from OLED panel manufacturers for the technology to be viable in general lighting and illumination applications.
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The University of Akron Chooses Acuity Brands' Lithonia Lighting RTLED Luminaire to Meet Sustainability Goals

Acuity Brands, a market leader in innovative energy efficient lighting and control solutions, is proud to support the University of Akron in its sustainability, design and energy conservation goals for the University's new Multiplex residence hall. The new residence hall features more than 700 Lithonia Lighting(R) RTLED(TM) luminaires in hallways, study lounges and social lounges.
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Acuity Brands' Lithonia Lighting RTLED Luminaire Named Best LED Interior Commercial Product

Acuity Brands, a market leader in innovative energy efficient lighting and control solutions, received theLEDshow's(TM) award for best interior commercial product for the Lithonia Lighting(R) RTLED(TM) luminaire. theLEDshow is a mini-convention and lighting industry consortium focused on marketing and promoting LED and solid-state lighting. The award honors LED lighting that is innovative, provides a high-quality of light output and eliminates cumbersome installation processes. Acuity Brands' Lithonia Lighting accepted the award at theLEDshow in Las Vegas in August 2010.
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Acuity Brands Announces Collaboration with Samsung LED

Acuity Brands, Inc. and Samsung LED Co. Ltd today announced they have agreed to collaborate in the development of leading products utilizing light-emitting diode (LED) technology that will establish a new standard for performance in solid-state lighting systems.
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Philips Welcomes Acuity Brands as Licensee for LED Luminaires Program

Philips and Acuity Brands, Inc. announced today that they have entered into a license agreement allowing Acuity Brands to access Philips’ LED-based patent portfolio. Philips makes its patent portfolio for LED systems and controls available via a licensing program to third parties in order to foster industry growth.  
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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