Acuity Brands to present Lighting Inspirations experience center on the future of lighting at LFI

April 17, 2013
Date Announced: 17 Apr 2013 ATLANTA – The future of lighting unfolds at the Lighting Inspirations experience center at Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) booth #801 during LIGHTFAIR® International in Philadelphia. Tours of the Lighting Inspirations experience center will run every 20 minutes during exhibit hours, April 23 – 25, 2013. Lighting Inspirations will take participants on a journey to understand the future of lighting including technological advances, environmental consciousness and expected changes in the industry. The tour explores the newest lighting opportunities created by innovative products and expressive concepts. “We are excited to share the latest in OLED innovation, RGB and tunable white, lighting controls and protocols, and more,” said David Grimm, Acuity Brands Lighting Vice President, Marketing. “We hope the experience will not only open some eyes, but will inspire visitors to understand the real potential of advanced lighting technologies.” Some of the latest innovations and technologies displayed include: • Aera™ LED from Winona®: A dynamic recessed architectural LED luminaire adjustable in color, brightness and readily encourages “user customization” of color settings, circadian rhythm support and change-over-time dynamics.• PARÃTA™ from Winona: An RGB family including indoor and outdoor solutions with unique RGB mixing to provide high quality light in multiple temperatures.• Tunable White Light Luminaires from Mark Architectural Lighting™ and Gotham®: New tunable white technology allows a wide gamut of color temperatures and hues for superior lighting quality and a range of adjustments. Products include Veil™ LED luminaires from Mark Architectural Lighting and EVO® LED downlights from Gotham.• Axion™ Controls: Digital controls born in the digital age that feature a dynamic control concept that combines energy management, architectural dimming, and theatrical effects into one engaging interface. To learn more about Acuity Brands, please visit Acuity BrandsAcuity Brands, Inc. is a North American market leader and one of the world's leading providers of lighting solutions for both indoor and outdoor applications. With fiscal year 2012 net sales of over $1.9 billion, Acuity Brands employs approximately 6,000 associates and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia with operations throughout North America, and in Europe and Asia. The company's lighting solutions are sold under various brands, including Lithonia Lighting®, Holophane®, Peerless®, Gotham®, Mark Architectural Lighting™, Winona®, Healthcare Lighting®, Hydrel®, American Electric Lighting®, Carandini®, Antique Street Lamps™, Tersen®, Sunoptics®, Sensor Switch®, Lighting Control & Design™, Synergy® Lighting Controls, Pathway Connectivity™, Dark to Light®, ROAM®, RELOC® Wiring Solutions, Acculamp® and eldoLED®. # # #

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