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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.

  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.”

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  • 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™

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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).

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  • 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”

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  • When Keeping It Cool Is Mission Critical, LED Delivers

    When Keeping It Cool Is Mission Critical, LED Delivers

    Beyond energy savings, here’s how one of the world’s largest refrigerated warehousing companies saved money, and improved efficiency and safety by switching to LED.

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  • Architectural Lighting Catches Up With the Modern Office Spaces

    Architectural Lighting Catches Up With the Modern Office Spaces

    Lighting has lagged behind other commercial office innovations – until now. Meet the new breed of smart and stylish architectural lighting.

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  • Seeing The (Day)light In Classrooms

    Seeing The (Day)light In Classrooms

    Daylighting uses skylights combined with LED luminaires and lighting controls to provide abundant natural light and reducing energy loads reducing electric lighting costs by 80 percent.

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  • Tuning Up the Classroom with Lighting

    Tuning Up the Classroom with Lighting

    Installing tunable white lighting in working classrooms demonstrates the positive impact lighting can have on student performance

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