Illuminating Engineering Society selects 10 Acuity Brands lighting products for annual Progress Report

Date Announced: 24 Feb 2012

Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE:AYI; “Company”), a market leader in innovative energy-efficient lighting solutions, announced today a total of 10 lighting products, including new LED lamps, luminaires and lighting control software, have been selected by the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) to be included in its annual Progress Report. The Progress Report documents significant worldwide developments and achievements in the lighting industry, including new products, applications and design tools.

The innovative and significant new Acuity Brands products selected by IES include: Acculamp® S-Series LED lamp, Lithonia Lighting® RTLED indoor ambient LED series luminaire, Gotham® Downlighting DLWLED lensed wall wash luminaire, Lithonia Lighting® Archway™ Passage™ LED luminaire, Hydrel® 8100/8200 Series LED floodlight luminaire, Healthcare Lighting® Surg5™ surgical T8 troffer luminaire, Winona® Lighting Winline™ Submersible 607 LED luminaire, Winona® Lighting Revel™ OLED surface mounted general illumination luminaire, Winona® Lighting Kindred™ OLED linear general illumination luminaire, and SensorSwitch® nLight® lighting control system.

“Acceptance in the IES Progress Report is acknowledgement from representatives from leading lighting industry manufacturers and design firms that many of our new products and lighting solutions continue to achieve an advanced level of uniqueness and innovation,” said Rick Earlywine, Acuity Brands Lighting Senior Vice President, Innovation & Technology. “We are proud to be recognized as a leader making significant advancements in lighting.”

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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Jennifer Manocchio Sweeney (910) 772-1688

E-mail:jennifer@sweeneypr.com

Web Site:www.acuitybrands.com

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