Acuity Brands launches new architectural volumetric LED luminaire

March 4, 2011
Date Announced: 04 Mar 2011 Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI; “Company”), a market leader in innovative energy-efficient lighting and control solutions, has expanded its indoor LED ambient lighting portfolio with the launch of the Lithonia Lighting® ACLED, a high-quality, architectural volumetric LED luminaire and the TLED, a high-quality, general purpose LED recessed troffer.These new products expand the range of Lithonia Lighting’s indoor LED ambient lighting solutions, joining the RTLED volumetric recessed LED luminaire.Enabled with Acuity Brands’ nLight® intelligent controls interface to allow additional energy savings from day one, the ACLED and the TLED each deliver high-quality ambient white light for general illumination applications while reducing energy consumption, maintenance costs and a building’s environmental footprint.“The ACLED and the TED are the perfect complements to the Lithonia Lighting indoor LED ambient lighting product line, giving our customers an even greater selection and flexibility when specifying high-quality LED lighting,” said Dave Ranieri, Acuity Brands Lighting Vice President and General Manager, Lithonia Lighting Commercial Indoor Products. “The ACLED and the TLED both feature a built-in interface to the Acuity Brands’ nLight® intelligent control system, enabling plug-and-play connectivity to occupancy sensors, photocells and manual wall controls. This maximizes the luminaires’ energy-efficiency and significantly reduces the return on investment (ROI) payback period.”The ACLED is an indoor ambient lighting fixture featuring a classic yet contemporary architectural style, advanced LEDs and flexible controls. The ACLED creates pleasing volumetric light without the luminaire extending below the ceiling plane, an aesthetic commonly known as a quiet ceiling. By providing a uniform distribution of soft light, the ACLED creates a more productive workspace and is ideal for office, retail, education and healthcare environments. 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 achieve enhanced energy savings and faster ROI, and a flexible design at an exceptional value. Smooth continuous dimming functions are standard. The durable design with a classic aesthetic look is versatile, making the TLED ideal for office, retail, education and healthcare environments. The TLED is available in a 2’x2’ configuration and features 3300 delivered lumens at 41 input watts.

Acuity Brands, Inc. Terry Utterback, 770-860-3441

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