Acuity Brands offers AEL Valiant and American Revolution luminaires with LEDs

March 24, 2014
Date Announced: 24 Mar 2014 Popular lantern-style luminaires reduce energy, maintenance in public areas GRANVILLE, Ohio -- Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) introduces LED versions of popular lantern-style Valiant™ (AVP) and American Revolution Deluxe (ARD) post top luminaires from American Electric Lighting®. To improve energy efficiency and reduce maintenance, the new AVPL2 and ARDL luminaires have been upgraded to include the latest LED light engines from Acuity Brands. Incorporating utility grade standard features for greater value, both models are offered with 10, 20 and 30 Light Engine Module (LEM) LED systems delivering a wide range lumen packages to replace up to 150-watt high pressure sodium fixtures. The luminaires are available with 3,000, 4,000 and 5,000 correlated color temperature (CCT) and multiple distributions:- ARDL Rain Replica Type II, III & V (acrylic or polycarbonate)- AVPL2 Prismatic Type II (replaces II and III HID) & Type V (acrylic)- AVPL2 Rain Replica Type II, III & V (acrylic or polycarbonate)“Over the years, Valiant and American Revolution Deluxe post top luminaires have become signatures in residential street lighting and public gathering areas,” said Mark R. Phillips, Acuity Brands Value Stream Manager, Architectural Outdoor. “Now available as LED luminaires, both models provide economical and reliable solutions as municipalities and utilities convert to LED.”Valiant and American Revolution LED luminaires are easy to maintain and include features such as tool-less hardware options and easy access to electronic gear. Both models are fully controls compatible and suited to photocontrol solutions as well as the Remote Operations Asset Management (ROAM) system from Acuity Controls.The LED luminaires are projected to operate virtually maintenance-free for 100,000 hours at 25ºC, with a rated driver life of 50,000 to 100,000 hours at 25ºC depending on the lumen package and voltage. Both LED models are CSA listed suitable for 30ºC ambient. Valiant and American Revolution LED luminaires provide comfortable illumination for residential streets, parks and other public gathering areas, walkways and pathways. For further details about new Valiant and American Revolution LED luminaires and options available, visit or call 800-754-0463.About 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 2013 net sales of over $2 billion, Acuity Brands employs approximately 6,500 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® Lighting, Healthcare Lighting®, Hydrel®, American Electric Lighting®, Carandini®, Antique Street Lamps™, Sunoptics®, Axion™ Controls, Sensor Switch®, Lighting Control & Design™, Synergy® Lighting Controls, Pathway Connectivity™, Dark to Light®, ROAM®, RELOC® Wiring Solutions, Acculamp® and eldoLED®.About American Electric Lighting Headquartered in Granville, Ohio, American Electric Lighting has been recognized for the highest quality and reliability in outdoor, utility and infrastructure lighting for over 60 years. A division of Acuity Brands, AEL provides energy efficient lighting systems for a range of utility, DOT, municipal and other outdoor applications. Visit to see the latest product news from AEL.

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