December 9, 2010
New Lithonia Lighting RTLEDs
Lithonia Lighting unveils two new configurations of its popular RTLED™ luminaire, a 1’x4’ model and a 2’x4’ model. These join a 2’x2’ luminaire in the RTLED series, providing customers with a complete and diverse LED lighting solution set for any ceiling configuration.
The RTLED family of volumetric recessed luminaires are factory-enabled with Acuity Brands’ nLight™ intelligent controls interface and deliver high-quality ambient white light for general illumination applications throughout an entire space. They also reduce energy consumption, maintenance costs and a building’s environmental footprint.
October 16, 2010
Acuity Brands recently acquired Minnesota-based Winona Lighting, Inc., a premier provider of architectural and high-performance indoor and outdoor lighting products. Winona Lighting serves the commercial, retail, and institutional markets with a product portfolio of high-quality and design-oriented luminaires suitable for decorative, custom, asymmetric, and landscape lighting applications. Winona Lighting provides many of these products utilizing the latest LED technology for superior performance, long-life and energy-savings. Winona Lighting continues operations in its existing Minnesota facility.
“The acquisition of Winona Lighting strengthens our presence with the design community while providing opportunities to further leverage our capabilities and broad market access across their entire product portfolio,” Vernon J. Nagel, chairman, president and CEO of Acuity Brands, said after the announcement in October. “This includes the integration of design with advanced new technologies such as performance optics, solid-state lighting and lighting controls.”
Founded in 1960, Winona Lighting grew from a stained-glass heritage to one of the industry leaders in architectural and performance lighting products. Winona Lighting provides one of the widest ranges of styles and designs to complement any application, indoor or outdoor. The company is known in the marketplace for modified standard products allowing customers to mix and match standard components that meet their lighting and design needs.