Acuity Brands expands Lithonia Lighting indoor LED ambient lighting portfolio

March 7, 2011
Date Announced: 07 Mar 2011 Acuity Brands, Inc (NYSE: AYI), 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 on 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 TLED 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. The ACLED and the TLED are available nationally through Acuity Brands’ Lithonia Lighting sales representatives and authorized distributors. For more information about the Company’s high-quality LED lighting and controls, please visit the Acuity Brands and Lithonia Lighting web sites at and Acuity Brands Acuity Brands, Inc. is a North American market leader and one of the world’s leading providers of luminaires, lighting control systems and related products and services with fiscal year 2010 net sales of over $1.6 billion. The Company’s lighting and system control product lines include Lithonia Lighting®, Holophane®, Peerless®, Mark Architectural Lighting™, Hydrel®, American Electric Lighting®, Gotham®, Carandini®, RELOC®, Antique Street Lamps™, Tersen®, Winona Lighting®, Syner­gy® Lighting Controls, Sensor Switch®, Lighting Control & Design™, and ROAM®. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, Acuity Brands employs ap­proximately 6,000 associates and has operations throughout North America, Europe and Asia.

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