Acuity Brands experts presenting at The LED Show in Las Vegas

July 11, 2012
Date Announced: 11 Jul 2012 Atlanta – 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 luminaire and occupants of the space. Vogel will explore how the latest LED lighting retrofit technologies reduce costs, help reach sustainability goals and achieve the benefits of LED lighting without disrupting the workplace. “We are pleased with the opportunity to share our research and expertise with a wide range of lighting professionals helping to engage the conversation surrounding lighting and controls technology,” said Selander. “Through innovation, we are able to leverage various solutions spanning retrofitting, integrated lighting and controls, to maximize light quality, reduce energy usage and minimize cost.”Selander recently finished his term as the 2010-2011 President of the Illuminating Engineering Society. He is Lighting Certified from NCQLP and is a LEED Accredited Professional from the US Green Buildings Council (USGBC). He currently serves on the Board of Directors for USGBC.Vogel brings more than 22 years of experience to the lighting industry. Most recently he drove the development of Lithonia Lighting’s first indoor, ambient LED relight product, RT Relight Series. Vogel’s extensive knowledge of renovation lighting and its unique requirements keep him consulting, training and speaking with clients across the country.About Acuity Brands Acuity 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 2011 net sales of $1.8 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(TM), Winona® Lighting, Healthcare Lighting®, Hydrel®, American Electric Lighting®, Carandini®, Antique Street Lamps(TM), Tersen®, Sunoptics®, Sensor Switch®, Lighting Control & Design(TM), Synergy® Lighting Controls, Pathway Connectivity(TM), Dark to Light®, ROAM®, RELOC® Wiring Solutions, and Acculamp®.

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