Four Innovative Lighting Solutions from Acuity Brands Selected for the 2020 IES Progress Report

ATLANTA – November 24, 2020 -- Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) announced today that four Acuity Brands lighting solutions were selected for the 2020 Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) Progress Report, which showcases the year's most significant developments in the art and science of lighting. Selections were made by an impartial committee that evaluated submissions based on uniqueness, innovation and significance to the lighting industry.

2020 IES Progress Report winners include two luminaires in the linear lighting category and two luminaires in the suspended lighting category:

  • Aloft linear series from A-Light™ features a swivel joiner that brings a new dimension to architectural lighting by allowing designers to create unique luminaire configurations while still being easily adjustable and fine-tuned once installed in the field. The innovative constant voltage plug-and-play system is divided into segments that can be easily combined, removed and rearranged in the field as needed.
  • SLOT 1 linear luminaire from Mark Architectural Lighting™ provides easier emergency circuit planning and simplified installation by requiring only a single power drop every 32 ft of luminaires. It is available in pendant, surface, wall or recessed forms and features four distributions and six shielding options.
  • EVO® suspended cylinders from Gotham® have the largest combination of features and options available in a 2-in. cylinder family. It is available in open or lensed downlight, open or lensed wall wash, and double wash optics.
  • Outline suspended luminaires from Eureka® are the first-to-market projectors with a continuous ring of direct-view LED rings without any pixilation. It has one of the highest lumens per square inch with 1,245 lumens at only 3.5-in. diameter.

"We are honored to be recognized by industry experts and peers for our lighting products," said Acuity Brands Lighting Senior Vice President Sarah Golish. "The number of awards underscores why Acuity Brands is the leading lighting solutions company in North America and reflects our ability to continuously innovate and provide customized solutions for a variety of applications."

About Acuity Brands  

Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) is a market-leading industrial technology company. We design, manufacture, and bring to market innovative products and services that make the world more brilliant, productive, and connected including building management systems, lighting, lighting controls, and location-aware applications.  Based in Atlanta, Georgia, with operations across North America, Europe, and Asia, we are powered by approximately 10,000 dedicated and talented associates. Visit us at

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