ATLANTA – Acuity Brands, Inc.
(NYSE:AYI; “Company”), a market leader in innovative energy-efficient lighting solutions, is pleased to announce the launch of the EVO® line of LED downlighting luminaires from Gotham® Architectural Downlighting
. The new family of solid-state downlighting products combines high performance and energy efficiency with visual elegance and architectural aesthetics.
“The EVO line is more than just a series of new LED luminaires, it takes advantage of a new lighting platform designed to evolve as solid-state technology advances and new enabling technologies emerge,” said Douglas Grove, Acuity Brands Lighting Vice President and Value Stream Leader of Gotham Architectural Downlighting. “We are constantly working on the next improvement in lighting quality, aesthetics and efficacy. In turn, these developments will enable EVO downlighting products to be used in an ever-expanding scope of applications.”
The EVO line includes eight new solid-state lighting products: open downlight, open wallwash, retrofit kit, lensed wallwash, cylinder, vandal resistant downlight, shower light and decorative downlight. A modular design allows Gotham to configure the mixing chamber, reflector, lenses and LEDs independently of one another, creating flexibility for improvements to EVO luminaires as technology advances. This configurable light engine ensures consistency among the entire line of EVO luminaires in both quality and quantity of light, while still providing wide latitude to continuously upgrade efficacy and performance.
The EVO line is available nationally through Acuity Brands sales representatives and authorized distributors. For more information about LED lighting and controls, please visit www.acuitybrands.com
About Acuity Brands
Acuity Brands, Inc. is a North American market leader and one of the world's leading providers of lighting solutions for both indoor and outdoor applications. With fiscal year 2011 net sales of $1.8 billion, Acuity Brands employs approximately 6,000 associates and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia with operations throughout North America, and in Europe and Asia. The company's lighting solutions are sold under various brands, including Lithonia Lighting®, Holophane®, Peerless®, Gotham®, Mark Architectural Lighting(TM), Winona® Lighting, Healthcare Lighting®, Hydrel®, American Electric Lighting®, Carandini®, Antique Street Lamps(TM), Tersen®, Sunoptics®, Sensor Switch®, Lighting Control & Design(TM), Synergy® Lighting Controls, Pathway Connectivity(TM), Dark to Light®, ROAM®, RELOC® Wiring Solutions, and Acculamp®.