Acuity Brands Supports BOMA

June 22, 2011

Acuity Brands will be co-hosting an industry roundtable at the upcoming Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International Conference and The Every Building Show ®, to be held from June 26-28, 2011 at the Gaylord National Resort® and Convention Center in Washington, DC.

The session “How many BOMA Members does it take to Change a Light Bulb?” will be held on Tuesday, June 28th, 2011 at 11:30am and moderated by Cheryl English, Acuity Brands Lighting Vice-President, Marketing and Industry Development and Dan Chancey, General Manager at Daymark Realty Advisors.

The roundtable will focus on the ways energy-efficient lighting can reduce operating expenses, while improving the quality and value of facilities. It will include case studies of lighting renovations for commercial properties and best practices that can be applied to commercial buildings.

The BOMA International Conference & The Every Building Show is an annual event that brings together experts and resources in the commercial real estate industry. Acuity Brands will also be an exhibitor at The BOMA Event in Booth #1108. For more information please visit Acuity Brands on the web and Acuity Brands’ YouTube Channel. You can also become a fan of Acuity Brands Facebook® and follow Acuity Brands on Twitter®.

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VTLED Luminaires an Expansion on Acuity Brands LEDs

June 14, 2011

Lithonia Lighting's new VTLEDWith the launch of the Lithonia Lighting VTLED volumetric luminaire, Acuity Brands expands its indoor ambient LED lighting offerings. Designed for general-purpose applications, the VTLED is a top-tier, volumetric fixture that joins the already popular RTLED, ACLED and TLED recessed LED luminaires launched last year.

VTLED’s points of distinction: it features intelligent controls (nLight™ plug-and-play technology) and flexible design at an exceptional value. It also comes standard with smooth, continuous dimming functions. The robust design with a classic aesthetic is versatile, making VTLED ideal for office, retail, education and healthcare environments.

Premier Healthcare Alliance Picks Acuity Brands

June 8, 2011

A three-year contract has been awarded to Acuity Brands to supply luminaires and lighting solutions to Premier Purchasing Partners, L.P., the group-purchasing unit of the Premier healthcare alliance. Premier is a collaborative alliance of healthcare facilities with an aim of improving community health through high-quality and cost-effective services.

The broad Acuity Brands portfolio of energy-efficient luminaires, intelligent control systems, and daylighting solutions, which now includes the specialized lighting portfolio of recently acquired Healthcare Lighting, will help Premier meet sustainability objectives for its members in new construction, renovation and relighting applications. That, plus the highest quality illumination for the wide variety of tasks in the facilities owned, leased or managed by its members.

Accreditation Expanded for Acuity Brands on Standards

June 8, 2011

A company can never have too many pats on the back. And, thanks to its LM-79-standards testing of LED luminaires, Acuity Brands has earned expanded accreditation from the National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP). The LM-79 is a standard of the Illuminating Engineering Society of North America.

Administered by the National Institute of Science and Technology, the NVLAP’s accreditation programs recognize companies that meet testing requirements of programs such as the Environmental Protection Agency/Department of Energy’s ENERGY STAR program, the DOE’s Lighting Facts and CALiPER programs, and the DesignLights Consortium.