ATLANTA (August 16, 2018) -   Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) announced today that its lighting solutions have received a total of 12 awards from the Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) and Architectural SSL magazine.

Eight Acuity Brands lighting solutions were selected for the 2018 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.

2018 IES Progress Report winners include:

Additionally, four Acuity Brands lighting solutions were selected as 2018 Product Innovation Award (PIA) winners by Architectural SSL magazine. These awards, representing a peer-recognized selection of quality LED products, identify and honor the market's best LED and solid-state luminaires and fixtures.

PIA winners include the Indy L Series 4" LED low profile luminaire and the Juno FlexConnect(TM) with micrOptix(TM) luminaire, as well as:

"We are honored to be recognized by industry experts and peers with 12 prestigious awards for our lighting products," said Acuity Brands Lighting Senior Vice President Sarah Golish. "The significance and 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 the North American market leader and one of the world's leading providers of lighting and building management solutions. With fiscal year 2017 net sales of $3.5 billion, Acuity Brands currently employs over 12,000 associates and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia with operations throughout North America, and in Europe and Asia. The Company's products and solutions are sold under various brands, including Lithonia Lighting®, Holophane®, Peerless®, Gotham®, Mark Architectural Lighting(TM), Winona® Lighting, Juno®, Indy(TM), Aculux®, Healthcare Lighting®, Hydrel®, American Electric Lighting®, Antique Street Lamps(TM), Sunoptics®, Distech Controls®, nLight®, ROAM®, Sensor Switch®, Power Sentry®, IOTA®, Atrius(TM) and Lucid®. Visit us at

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