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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.

  • The “Buy it Now” Button For Brick and Mortar Retail

    The “Buy it Now” Button For Brick and Mortar Retail

    While every retailer knows that optimizing and harmonizing online and offline channels will drive sales and customer loyalty, they’re unsure which technologies will make for a marriage that works.

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  • ECs: Take Control of Your Renovation Lighting Control Installations

    ECs: Take Control of Your Renovation Lighting Control Installations

    For lighting control systems to be efficient and effective, they need to be easily installed, meet all relevant codes, and work seamlessly from the moment they they’re activated. Enter the nLight® AIR

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  • Time is Money: Top Products for Five-Minutes-or-Less Lighting Upgrades

    Time is Money: Top Products for Five-Minutes-or-Less Lighting Upgrades

    Here are the top Lithonia Lighting products that can save contractors time and keep your workers beneath the ceiling, ready to move quickly to the next job.

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  • It’s Always Time for LED Recessed Downlighting

    It’s Always Time for LED Recessed Downlighting

    Daylight Saving Time is over on November 5, but shorter days – and less sun – don’t have to put an end to your summer-like use of outdoor porches, patios and decks.

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  • ECs: Stay Under the Ceiling to Win the Renovation Game

    ECs: Stay Under the Ceiling to Win the Renovation Game

    Lighting renovations are driving about 2/3 of all lighting business today. With 5.6 billion non-LED luminaires in North America awaiting upgrades, the windfall for ECs may extend for years to come.

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  • 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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  • 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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