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Acuity Brands Grabs "Most Innovative Product of the Year" Award at LFI 2014

Lightfair 2014 - Acuity Brands Booth 3808

Acuity Brands, Inc. has been officially recognized by the Lightfair International (LFI) 2014 ​ Innovation Awards competition for the Most Innovative Product of the Year award. The award designation honors Acuity Brands for its Peerless® Open LED luminaires.

Considered the most important industry awards ceremony honoring industry innovations, the Most Innovative Product of the Year Award is the highest honor presented by an independent panel of lighting professionals, recognizing the best new product.

"We are honored to be recognized by our industry peers with this prestigious award for the Peerless Open," said Jimalee Beno,  Acuity Brands Vice President and Peerless Lighting Value Stream Leader. "The award confirms our mission to create innovative high-performance LED lighting solutions that meet market needs and advance the lighting industry. We are proud to maintain this leadership role in the design and development of lighting solutions."

Open luminaires from Peerless use constructive occlusion to reflect and diffuse LED light across an inner arch and back down to produce soft, comfortable Illumination from a lens-free linear form. Open luminaires can be specified with an integrated sensor and controls module for daylight dimming, occupancy detection, lumen management and system networking. They are available in recessed and suspended forms.


Acuity Brands Experts Featured at Lightfair 2014

June 1:


David DiLaura, Principal Illuminating Engineer; Kenny Lindstrom, Illuminating Engineer; Randall King, Director, Illuminating Engineering Services; and Tim Sears, Lead Illuminating Engineer
"Computer-Aided Lighting Design Using Visual"

Greg Subisak, Director of Training, Center for Light & Space
"Photometry 101"

June 3:


Peter Ngai, Vice President, OLED Lighting
"Expanding Roles of Lighting in a Technological Era"

June 4:


Clint Briscoe, Lithonia Lighting Value Stream Manager, General Purpose Emergency Products
"Exceed the Standards: The Latest High Performance Emergency Lighting Technology"

Cheryl English, Vice President, Government and Industry Relations
Panel: "Legislation, Regulation and Codes: An Update Regarding Current Product Regulations, Building Energy Codes and Future Trends"

Mark Hand, Vice President, Product Development
LUNCH & LEARN SEMINAR by Acuity Brands:
"The Next Big Shift in the Evolution of Digital Lighting"

Karyn Gayle, Vice President, Healthcare
Panel: "The Illumin-Essence of Health: Perspectives on Tomorrow's Healing Environments"

Tanya Hernandez, Manager, Energy Environmental Standards
Panel: "Incentivizing Lighting Design: Utilities Interventions in Determining the Critical Attributes that are Essential for Specifying Energy Efficient Lighting Projects"