What is Acuity Academy?
Acuity Academy is our new online learning portal built exclusively for individuals wanting to expand their lighting and controls knowledge straight from their desk.
Why Acuity Academy?
Acuity Academy is a single system that houses all the Acuity Brands technical training resources. Whether you are looking to enroll in instructor-led training, take an eLearning course or watch recorded webinars, Acuity Academy is accessible 24/7/365.
What now? How do I access Acuity Academy?
Register or Log In to Acuity Academy using the red button to the right. Once you log in, you can:
Enroll in Instructor-Led Training
Lighting and controls influencers and decision makers stay abreast of the most current industry products, solutions and practices. Trainings are offered both offsite and onsite from five regionally-located Centers for Light & Space.
Current training opportunities include:
- Acuity Brands Product Application
- Participate in an interactive approach to real-world lighting and controls applications for interior and exterior spaces. Speakers provide basic product information and explain how to apply products. As a group, students will complete a lighting layout and report their recommendations to the class.
- Acuity Brands Product Portfolio
- Be exposed to a wide variety of commercial products including outdoor, industrial, life safety, commercial indoor and controls. Lectures will include narrative on the product types and proper applications of the products.
- Acuity Controls Programming: Basic and Advanced
- Attendees of these courses will acquire the skills and supporting knowledge to install, program, operate and maintain an nLight® control system. Topics to be covered include functional operation and installation best practices for nLight, XPoint™ Wireless, nLight Air and Fresco™.
- Advanced Residential Lighting
- Go beyond the basics in this class and learn the nuances of residential lighting design. Let the Acuity Brands team show you how to make any home look like a million bucks!
- Advanced Roadway Lighting Seminar
- This two-day seminar is geared toward both the new and the more seasoned roadway lighting designer. Start with a deeper look at lighting fundamentals, optics and roadway photometry. Get up to speed on the latest roadway lighting research and much more!
- Lighting Fundamentals
- This program is a “crash course” in lighting concepts. In this program, the attendees will get an overview of lighting design concepts. Attendees will learn about the various light sources available in the market today and how they are applied, in addition to learning about the basics of luminaires and how they are used in the field.
- The Cutting Edge
- This seminar provides the attendee exposure to many exciting new technologies including dynamic lighting, daylighting, OLED and indoor positioning. The attendee will also learn about the architectural considerations that go along with many popular current products as well as some future products.
- Unplanned Renovation
- This program is intended for individuals involved in energy-driven retrofit and relight projects who desire more product/applications knowledge and information regarding how to address this market segment. In this program, the attendees will receive information about the controls and retrofit products that Acuity Brands manufactures and how these products impact energy efficiency and project feasibility.
- Utility Lighting Seminar
- This two-day seminar is geared toward utility personnel with a full range of topics for outdoor lighting. Start with the fundamentals of lighting, optics and ballast operation. And learn about the requirements for outdoor lighting as spelled out in the IESNA Recommended Practice for Roadway Lighting, RP-8.
- Visual Lighting Software: Basic, Intermediate and Advanced
- These hands-on programs provide the student an opportunity to follow along or deep dive with the instructor as you explore solutions for real-world applications using the Acuity Brands applications software Visual. The class will be introduced to how products and controls are applied in a variety of indoor and outdoor applications.
Register or log in to Acuity Academy to enroll!
Participate in Online Training
Experience self-paced lighting and controls education and training courses without leaving your desk.
Our online trainings include:
Access your personalized profile with your training & CEU history
View and export your Acuity Academy training history and certificates all in one easy to find location.
- eLearning Courses (many include CEU credits)