November 16, 2022 Scott Bailey

Atlanta, GA, November 12, 2022 – MARK Architectural Lighting (, an established leader in architectural lighting solutions, announces today that two of its products have received a 2022 Product Innovation Award (PIA) from Architectural SSL Magazine. 

The Product Innovation Awards (PIA) recognizes innovative LED and solid-state luminaires and fixtures on the market, while also spotlighting the players behind the components that make up these light sources. With judging and evaluation of products and systems from a distinguished panel of 16 designers and lighting specialists skilled in product evaluation, the PIA program awards manufacturers based on attributes, qualities, functionality and/or performance beyond industry standards.

Markline 101 and Markcove 102 feature a small eldoLED® driver specifically designed for the luminaires’ 1.5-inch aperture. Available with multiple mounting options including cable-suspended, adjustable center axis, adjustable side hinge, and fixed, Markline 101 and Markcove 102 are suitable for illuminating from small spaces, along with curved vertical surfaces and circular coves.  In addition to a robust construction, Markline 101 and Markcove 102 contain a multi-diode chip that enhances the blending of light and eliminates color separation, resulting in better near-field blending compared to other linear accent and cove lighting solutions. The products also offer seven precise distribution options ranging from 9°x9° to asymmetric wall wash. More information about Markline 101 and Markcove 102 is available here: Markline 101 and Markcove 102 Family Page 

Simple design, sophisticated solution: Whisper with Care222® technology provides continual reduction of active pathogens* in spaces where people congregate – even with people in the space. Care222® technology uses filtered 222 nanometer UV-C light to inactivate a variety of bacteria and viruses in spaces like conference rooms, break rooms and rest rooms. A patented short pass filter ensures only a narrow band of 222nm UV-C light is emitted, which does not penetrate living tissue in the skin or past tear layers in the eye, allowing for use in occupied spaces when following safety guidelines.

Whisper Care222 solutions offer a variety of options including CRI, color temperature, and lumen packages.  Delivering up to 8500 lumens, Whisper Care222 supports common control strategies including 0-10v, nLight, and nLight Air.   

UV light disinfection** technology inactivates viruses and bacteria by disrupting their RNA/DNA which prevents reproduction. To create the ideal pathogen control layer for your space, Whisper Care222 is available as 2’ X 2’ and 2’ X 4’ troffers, offering either one or two Care222® modules.

About Mark Architectural Lighting

Founded in 1965, Mark Architectural Lighting™, an Acuity Brands company, is a leading manufacturer of specification-grade lighting solutions designed to complement the architecture of Class-A office spaces and applications. Through minimalist, design-neutral forms, and the most advanced lighting technology available, luminaires from Mark Architectural Lighting are known for their stylish and innovative designs. Dedicated to customer satisfaction and collaboration, Mark Architectural Lighting excels in working with the architects and lighting designers to translate design ideation to production-quality solutions. Visit at

*Refer to product specification sheets at for efficacy claims and claim substantiation regarding specific products and pathogens.

**All references to “disinfection” are referring generally to the reduction of bioburden and are not intended to refer to any specific definition of the term as may be used for other purposes by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration or the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. Bioburden reduction is a function of fixture run time and the distance to the UV light source, airflow, room size, shadow areas and/or other factors, and the level of reduction will vary within a specific space. This fixture is not intended for use in the cure, mitigation or prevention of disease and is not certified or approved for use as a medical device by the FDA. It is the obligation of the end-user to consult with a qualified Professional Engineer and a Certified Industrial Hygienist, if applicable, to determine whether this fixture meets the applicable requirements for performance, code compliance, safety (including safety and hazard alerting signs), suitability and effectiveness for use in a particular application design. In no event will Acuity Brands Lighting be responsible for any loss resulting from any use of this fixture in an application design.

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