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Acuity Brands, Inc. designs, produces, and distributes lighting solutions, components, and services for commercial, institutional, industrial, infrastructure, and residential applications in North America and internationally. The company’s lighting and controls products and solutions include recessed, surface, and suspended lighting; downlighting; decorative lighting; emergency and exit lighting; track lighting; daylighting; special-use lighting; street and roadway lighting; parking garage lighting; underwater lighting; area pedestrian, flood, and decorative site lighting; landscape lighting; occupancy sensors; photocontrols; relay panels; architectural dimming panels; and integrated lighting controls systems. Its products and solutions also comprise modular wiring, light-emitting diode drivers, glass, and inverters. In addition, the company provides services across applications that primarily relate to monitoring and controlling lighting systems through network technologies and the commissioning of control systems. The company markets its lighting solutions under the Lithonia Lighting, Holophane, Peerless, Mark Architectural Lighting, Hydrel, American Electric Lighting, Gotham, Carandini, RELOC, Antique Street Lamps, Winona Lighting, Synergy Lighting Controls, Sensor Switch, Lighting Control & Design, Dark to Light, ROAM, Sunoptics, Axion Controls, acculamp, Pathway Connectivity, Healthcare Lighting, and eldoLED brand names. It serves electrical distributors, retail home improvement centers, electric utilities, utility distributors, national accounts, lighting showrooms, original equipment manufacturers, energy service companies, and U.S. government and municipalities. The company sells its products through independent sales agents, electrical wholesalers, and factory sales representatives; and a network of distribution centers, regional warehouses, and commercial warehouses. Acuity Brands, Inc. was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia.

7,000 Employees
Last Reported Date: 07/1/15
Founded in 2001

acuity brands inc (AQ8) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, President ...
Total Annual Compensation: $600.0K
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $428.8K
Executive Vice President and President of Acu...
Total Annual Compensation: $422.5K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

acuity brands inc (AQ8) Key Developments

Acuity Brands, Inc. Approves an Amendment and Restatement of By-Laws

The Board of Directors of Acuity Brands, Inc. approved an amendment and restatement of the company's By-Laws to require directors be elected by the affirmative vote of the majority of the votes cast at an annual meeting of stockholders in uncontested elections.

Acuity Brands, Inc. Declares Quarterly Dividend, Payable on November 2, 2015

The Board of Directors of Acuity Brands, Inc. declared a quarterly dividend of 13 cents per share. The dividend is payable on November 2, 2015 to shareholders of record on October 19, 2015.

Acuity Brands, Inc. Announces New Networked Led Lighting Solutions

Acuity Brands, Inc. is unveiling its first networked LED-based lighting solutions designed specifically to address the tough conditions food processing facilities deal with every day. The new networked solutions for food processing facilities are a groundbreaking approach to lighting that enable savings, flexibility, operational efficiency and visual comfort. The new networked solutions for food processing facilities from Acuity Brands help save money by reducing the total cost of operations. In addition to the reduced energy use and lower maintenance requirements of LED lighting, the new solutions are fully integrated, minimizing the time and expense required to configure complex lighting systems. Facilities can now upgrade their lighting while significantly reducing operating expenses and freeing up both capital and maintenance crews. Custom financing and rebate services from Acuity Brands make the solution one of the few opportunities facility managers have to make a capital improvement at minimal upfront cost, with the upgrade project remaining case flow positive in year one. The networked lighting solutions help boost operational efficiency by improving safety and boosting employee productivity through higher quality illumination. A better lit, more visually comfortable work environment helps reduce worker fatigue and drive higher, more consistent production. The solutions are flexible with components that provide control over the lighting environment and tools that evolve with the operation. Complete solutions from Acuity Brands offer food processors lighting for every aspect of the plant, including production lines, office space, emergency, outdoor and task-specific functions like inspection stations and cold storage areas. The networked systems are easy-to-specify because the entire system - LED luminaires, responsive occupancy sensors and controls - comes fully integrated from one manufacturer. Acuity Brands assures that each system will be accurate, complete and aligned with the application's specific needs. LED Luminaires, Acuity Brands offers a variety of energy efficient, low maintenance LED lighting solutions designed to support the full range of Food Processing environments from demanding applications to more conventional settings. Responsive Occupancy Sensors, these sensors create a more efficient work environment by turning lights off or dimming to a set level when space is unoccupied, thus increasing energy savings and luminaire life. Flexible Network Controls, provide flexible and superior lighting management capabilities. Digitally controlling lighting boosts energy savings, increases luminaire life and complies with local codes. Its software provides tools for optimizing through monitoring, configuration, rezoning, task tuning, systems alerts and energy reporting.


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