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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.

  • Arora Technology Group is Flying High, with the Atrius™ IoT Platform

    Arora Technology Group is Flying High, with the Atrius™ IoT Platform

    Arora Technology Group is using our Atrius Navigator Platform Service with their ATLAS platform to develop IPS and location based services to advance the future of intelligent infrastructure.

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  • Accolades for Atrius™ from CIO Applications

    Accolades for Atrius™ from CIO Applications

    We're pleased to announce that CIO Applications named us and our Atrius platform as one of the Top 25 IoT Solution Providers -- 2017.

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  • Technologies Help Guard Grocers Against Today’s Challenges

    Technologies Help Guard Grocers Against Today’s Challenges

    Few technologies have singularly addressed so many challenges faced by grocers as those tied to LED lighting. And LED-based indoor positioning systems in IOT pay for itself in energy savings.

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  • EZY Curb: A Better Way to Let the Sunshine In

    EZY Curb: A Better Way to Let the Sunshine In

    With EZY Curb from Sunoptics, there’s no longer any excuse for metal-roof buildings to maintain inefficient, poor-performing fiberglass panels. Not when (near) perfection is an option.

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  • Case Study Sheds Light on Sustainable U of I Engineering Building

    Case Study Sheds Light on Sustainable U of I Engineering Building

    Univ. of Illinois Engineering building is on track to be one of the world’s largest net zero energy-designed buildings. It doesn't hurt that our Indy & Juno brand LEDs play a major role!

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  • The Bold Properties of High-Bay LED Lights

    The Bold Properties of High-Bay LED Lights

    The longer a warehouse high-bay light lasts, the fewer times you have to change it. And the fewer times you have to change it -- the less likelihood of accident or injury.

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  • Besal Fund Supports Tomorrow’s Lighting Leaders

    Besal Fund Supports Tomorrow’s Lighting Leaders

    Since it was established in 1983, the Besal Fund has awarded more than $780,000 in academic scholarships to over 300 university students studying illumination or lighting.

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  • For Manufacturers and Warehouses, This is LEDs’ Moment

    For Manufacturers and Warehouses, This is LEDs’ Moment

    There has never been a better time to upgrade factories and warehouses to LED lighting. LED upgrades significantly reduce energy costs, enhance employee engagement, and increase productivity & safety.

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  • Daylighting 101: Shedding Light on Natural Light’s Benefits

    Daylighting 101: Shedding Light on Natural Light’s Benefits

    Daylighting’s quality fosters a number of human benefits, among them: improved productivity, support for the body’s natural circadian rhythms, and decreased absenteeism.

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  • Tunable White Lighting & Controls are Making the Grade in the Classroom

    Tunable White Lighting & Controls are Making the Grade in the Classroom

    The right lighting can promote an environment for learning, while smart controls build systems that perform and are incredibly simple to use.

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  • Submeters: Giving Credit Where Credit is Due

    Submeters: Giving Credit Where Credit is Due

    Often built into the building-management system, submeters acquire and transmit data on the actual use of lighting, HVAC systems (chillers/air handlers) and plug loads.

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  • Atrius: Getting the Most Out of the Internet of Things

    Atrius: Getting the Most Out of the Internet of Things

    Nearly 60 million square feet. That’s the current commercial footprint covered by Acuity’s Internet of Things (IoT) sensory network installations.

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  • Tunable White Lighting Earns High Marks for Enhanced Learning

    Tunable White Lighting Earns High Marks for Enhanced Learning

    Well-planned classroom lighting solutions can have a positive influence on learning and well-being. Learn more about one school's Tunable White installation.

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  • Welcome to … the Internet of Us

    Welcome to … the Internet of Us

    LED lighting is the best and least expensive gateway for IoT platforms that connect systems, spaces and people in a vast sensory network.

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  • Retailers: answer this simple question and make higher margins

    Retailers: answer this simple question and make higher margins

    How can retailers increase profitability and improve the in-store experience? Vinod Kashyap’s new article on retail IPS answers these burning questions.

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  • Contractors: Keep Your Electricians Sharp with A Little Help from Your Friends at Acuity

    Contractors: Keep Your Electricians Sharp with A Little Help from Your Friends at Acuity

    We built our integrated learning management system to help contractors and electricians expand their lighting and controls knowledge straight from their desks, 24/7/365 days a year.

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  • Real-Time Power Metering In A Lighting Controller…What Will We Think Of Next?

    Real-Time Power Metering In A Lighting Controller…What Will We Think Of Next?

    Building managers and owners can use an integrated lighting and controls system track and analyze weekly, monthly and yearly energy data to identify trends and savings. Now that's useful!

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  • Upcoming Roadway Projects? Forget Watts and Think Lumen Output

    Upcoming Roadway Projects? Forget Watts and Think Lumen Output

    Most lighting professionals who specify LED roadway replacement often make the mistake of referencing old HID wattage when establishing lighting value, but wattage is no longer the best answer.

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  • Reaping the Benefits of an LED Lighting Retrofit

    Reaping the Benefits of an LED Lighting Retrofit

    As the time-tested adage suggests, measuring twice and cutting once is always a bright idea.

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  • Live from the show floor at LFI 2017: Welcome to the Family Atrius!

    Live from the show floor at LFI 2017: Welcome to the Family Atrius!

    At LFI 2017, we unveiled our newest brand: Atrius™, which encompasses our growing portfolio of Internet of Things (IoT) business solutions.

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