NewsBlog

Welcome to the Acuity Brands News Blog, your source for the most important news, and timely, interesting stories from the amazing world of digital LED lighting.

  • Solid-State Lighting and BMS: A Match Made in Heaven

    Solid-State Lighting and BMS: A Match Made in Heaven

    New integration schemes move building management systems beyond energy savings into space optimization and occupant experience.

    Read More
  • The Rise of the O-Tailer

    The Rise of the O-Tailer

    A bold prediction: There will be a new breed of Omnichannel retailers – the o-tailers - that have figured out how to simplify the shop, order and fulfillment experience in every and any channel.

    Read More
  • Indoor Positioning In Retail Part II: Visual Light Communications Enables Precise In-Store Location & Wayfinding Down to an Item on a Shelf

    Indoor Positioning In Retail Part II: Visual Light Communications Enables Precise In-Store Location & Wayfinding Down to an Item on a Shelf

    Using Visual Light Communications enables retailers to quickly find, engage and satisfy shoppers and get highly accurate store traffic data, driving higher sales and greater customer satisfaction.

    Read More
  • Conquering “Contractor Crunch” with A+ Certified Lighting Solutions

    Conquering “Contractor Crunch” with A+ Certified Lighting Solutions

    Thanks to networked controls, today’s digital lighting systems enable a host of new functionality for contractors, including the potential to connect various building systems.

    Read More
  • Mother Nature v. Skylights: Advantage Skylights

    Mother Nature v. Skylights: Advantage Skylights

    Hail storms are among the worst natural hazards, and roofs and skylights are often among the first casualties. But fear not- there are replacement skylights built to take a beating.

    Read More
  • As Costs Go Down, Integrated Lighting Controls Are a Logical Choice

    As Costs Go Down, Integrated Lighting Controls Are a Logical Choice

    Intelligent, embedded, networked controls offer clear advantages over traditional centralized dimming systems.

    Read More
  • The Manufacturing Institute Celebrates Lighting Industry Leader, Yulia Tyukhova

    The Manufacturing Institute Celebrates Lighting Industry Leader, Yulia Tyukhova

    Yulia Tyukhova, PhD and Engineering Technologist, was selected by The Manufacturing Institute as an Emerging Leader in the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Production (STEP) Ahead Initiative.

    Read More
  • LED Lighting in Retail (Part 1): Illuminating the In-Store Experience with IPS

    LED Lighting in Retail (Part 1): Illuminating the In-Store Experience with IPS

    Indoor positioning systems (IPS) have emerged as powerful tools to engage and assist in-store customers, at the exact point of purchase decision – the aisle and shelf.

    Read More
  • The Right Lighting Design Can Turn Office Space into a Company Showcase

    The Right Lighting Design Can Turn Office Space into a Company Showcase

    Perkins+Will, a global leader in architecture & design, enhanced its office space with an impressive interoperable LED lighting system.

    Read More
  • Shining a Light on Smart Cities

    Shining a Light on Smart Cities

    LED lighting can be a catalyst for creating a truly smart city. Here are a few examples of how solid-state lighting and networked controls can improve city operations & enhance quality of life.

    Read More
  • Future Proofing the Food Supply with LED Lighting

    Future Proofing the Food Supply with LED Lighting

    We recently announced a new sponsored research agreement with Rensselaer’s Center for Lighting Enabled Systems and Applications (LESA) to enhance and accelerate crop automation through lighting.

    Read More
  • Sometimes Kids Say the Brightest Things…

    Sometimes Kids Say the Brightest Things…

    Lighting for Pupils essay contest received 135 student submissions from across the country and we named eight winners. Read their most practical and poignant comments on “What Lighting Means to Me.”

    Read More
  • Flex it, Cut it, and Reconnect it – Are We Talking about Lighting?

    Flex it, Cut it, and Reconnect it – Are We Talking about Lighting?

    Architectural-grade linear LED lighting has never been as versatile as with the DanaLite FlexConnect™

    Read More
  • Going “Beyond the Grid” with RUBIK™

    Going “Beyond the Grid” with RUBIK™

    RUBIK recessed luminaires for grid ceilings revolutionize commercial lighting with color and shape.

    Read More
  • From the Show Floor at AHR Expo 2017: Helping Smart Buildings Get Smarter

    From the Show Floor at AHR Expo 2017: Helping Smart Buildings Get Smarter

    Distech Controls and DGLogik are at AHR Expo 2017 to demo the latest in controls & IoT tools for smart buildings.

    Read More
  • LED and Our Connected World

    LED and Our Connected World

    Jed Dorsheimer, Vice President of Commercial Office, will be a keynote speaker at Strategies in Light 2017.

    Read More
  • How To Know It’s Time To Replace Your High Bays

    How To Know It’s Time To Replace Your High Bays

    Insufficient lighting can be detrimental to an industrial facility. These 5 questions will help determine if it’s time to upgrade your high bay lighting.

    Read More
  • Harmonizing LED and OLED to Transform Modern Illumination

    Harmonizing LED and OLED to Transform Modern Illumination

    Olessence™ from Peerless®: the interplay of OLED and LED light sources in one luminaire to produce refined aesthetics, photometric performance, lighting quality and cost effectiveness.

    Read More
  • Understanding the Long Game in Relighting Payback

    Understanding the Long Game in Relighting Payback

    The efficiency, longevity and advanced functionality of digital lighting systems demands a shift in thinking away from quickest payback and toward the total cost of ownership (TCO).

    Read More
  • Retail Indoor Positioning Comes of Age at NRF 2017

    Retail Indoor Positioning Comes of Age at NRF 2017

    Acuity Brands partnered with Microsoft to showcase LED-based Indoor Positioning for retailers at the 2017 NRF “Big Show”

    Read More
  • loading
    Loading More...