DOE Taps Acuity Brands with Special Recognition

July 20, 2011

USDOE Lighting FactsGoing “above and beyond” what’s necessary to integrate the U.S. Department of Energy’s Lighting Facts® into its business practices has earned Acuity Brands a 2011 Lighting Facts Special Recognition by the DOE.

What’s Lighting Facts? It’s a voluntary-participation program for manufacturers who commit to testing products, including LEDs, and reporting performance results according to industry standards. It emphasizes consumer education to foster the appropriate comparison and selection of SSL products.

Acuity Brands supports the Lighting Facts program in the commercial, industrial, institutional, and residential markets. This support includes LM-79 testing of applicable products, as well as the prominent display of the Lighting Facts label on many solid state lighting (SSL) products or specification sheets.

Acuity Brands Acquires Sunoptics

February 24, 2011

Acuity Brands today announced it has acquired Sunoptics, a premier provider of high-performance, prismatic daylighting products.

Since its founding in 1978, Sunoptics has been dedicated to creating the finest daylighting environments. Today, Sunoptics daylighting solutions become part of the Acuity Brands portfolio of innovative energy-efficient lighting and control solutions.

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