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Acuity Brands Expands Lithonia Lighting’s LED Indoor Ambient Portfolio

11 August 2011

New VTLED luminaire targets expanded applications set

ATLANTA - Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI; "Company"), a market leader in innovative energy-efficient lighting and control solutions, has expanded its LED indoor ambient lighting portfolio with the launch of the Lithonia Lighting® VTLED luminaire. The VTLED is a high-quality, volumetric fixture designed to bring the advantages of LED lighting to an expanded set of applications and budgets. It joins the RTLED, ACLED and TLED as part of Lithonia Lighting's versatile recessed LED indoor ambient lighting product family.Acuity brands

The VTLED's design has a classic and versatile aesthetic appearance, making it ideal for office, retail, education, healthcare and other general-purpose illumination environments. Engineered with all of the energy-saving advantages of LED light sources, the VTLED also reduces maintenance costs and downtime compared to standard fluorescents, by delivering up to 50,000 hours of light, and improves overall productivity by reducing lamp replacement. Full-range (0-10V) dimming is also standard. As an added advantage, the VTLED comes enabled with Acuity Brands' nLight® intelligent controls interface to allow additional energy savings.
"The VTLED complements the expanding Lithonia Lighting indoor ambient LED product portfolio, giving customers even greater aesthetic selection and specification flexibility," said Dave Ranieri, Acuity Brands Lighting Vice President and General Manager, Lithonia Lighting Commercial Indoor Products. "And, we continue our commitment to bring the benefits of integrated lighting and controls solutions to a widening circle of applications," Ranieri continued.

The VTLED is available in a 2'x2' configuration with a 2200 or 3200 lumen package and a 2'x4' configuration delivering 4600 lumens, with an efficacy up to 96 lumens per watt.

The VTLED is available nationally through Acuity Brands' Lithonia Lighting sales representatives and authorized distributors. For more information about the Company's high-quality LED lighting and controls, please visit Acuity Brands ( and Lithonia Lighting ( on the web.

About Acuity Brands

Acuity Brands, Inc. is a North American market leader and one of the world's leading providers of luminaires, lighting control systems and related products and services with fiscal year 2010 net sales of over $1.6 billion. The Company's lighting and system control product lines include Lithonia Lighting®, Holophane®, Peerless®, Mark Architectural Lighting™, Hydrel®, American Electric Lighting®, Gotham®, Carandini®, RELOC®, Antique Street Lamps™, Tersen®, Winona Lighting®, Synergy® Lighting Controls, Sensor Switch®, Lighting Control & Design™, Dark to Light®, ROAM®, Sunoptics® and Healthcare Lighting®. Headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, Acuity Brands employs approximately 6,000 associates and has operations throughout North America, Europe and Asia.

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