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Acuity Brands, Inc. Products Win Best of Category Design Excellence Awards During LIGHTFAIR® International 2018

(GLOBE NEWSWIRE via COMTEX) --ATLANTA - May 10, 2018 - Multiple innovative LED lighting solutions from Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) earned top recognition from one of the lighting industry's most prestigious award programs: The LFI Innovation Awards® 2018.

Winning lighting solutions from Acuity Brands included:

- Juno FlexConnect(TM) luminaires won both the competition's overall Design Excellence Award and its Best of Category award in the Dynamic Color, Theatrical, Cover, Strips and Tape category. FlexConnect luminaires incorporate the industry's smallest and most configurable linear optic system, and are ideal for wall grazing, wall washing, and other architectural lighting applications.

 

- CHISEL(TM) family of luminaires from Mark Architectural Lighting(TM) won Best of Category in the Commercial Indoor Luminaires category. CHISEL indirect, recessed luminaires present soft luminous gradients and textures that can bring depth and character to any design.

 

- Quantum® ELM2LF Fixed Optics emergency luminaires from Lithonia Lighting® won Best of Category in the Industrial, Vandal Emergency and Exit category. The Quantum ELM2LF emergency luminaires combine the latest LED and optical technologies to deliver an easy to install wall-mount design featuring fixed optics. This design requires no contractor aiming, yet provides uniform distributions.

 

- IOTA Engineering, recently acquired by Acuity Brands, won Best of Category in the Ballasts and Drivers category for its Power-over-Ethernet (PoE) emergency lighting LED battery pack.

In addition, the Peerless Venue(TM) luminaire, the Sensor Switch® VLP mobile app, and the TunnelPass LED Medium(TM) luminaire from Holophane® each finished as one of the top three most significant innovations in their respective product categories. 

"This year's recognition from the LFI Innovation Awards reflects our commitment to continuous innovation in the lighting space," said Acuity Brands Lighting Senior Vice President, Sarah Golish.  "Winning multiple Best of Category awards and the Design Excellence award further underscores our commitment to offering our customers great lighting solutions that blend quality of lighting and performance."

Judged by an independent panel of esteemed lighting professionals, The LFI Innovation Awards recognizes the best innovations from more than 500 of the world's leading manufacturers across the lighting industry.

About Acuity Brands

Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) is the North American market leader and one of the world's leading providers of lighting and building management solutions. With fiscal year 2017 net sales of $3.5 billion, Acuity Brands currently employs over 12,000 associates and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia with operations throughout North America, and in Europe and Asia. The Company's products and solutions are sold under various brands, including Lithonia Lighting®, Holophane®, Peerless®, Gotham®, Mark Architectural Lighting(TM), Winona® Lighting, Juno®, Indy(TM), Aculux®, Healthcare Lighting®, Hydrel®, American Electric Lighting®, Carandini®, Antique Street Lamps(TM), Sunoptics®, Distech Controls®, nLight®, ROAM®, Sensor Switch®, Power Sentry®, IOTA®, Atrius(TM) and Lucid®. Visit us at www.acuitybrands.com.

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