August 27, 2022 at 6:00 p.m.
The Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) Progress Report showcases probably the most vital developments in lighting.
Acuity Manufacturers, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) introduced as we speak that 4 Acuity Manufacturers lighting options have been chosen for the 2022 Illuminating Engineering Society (IES) Progress Report, which showcases the yr’s most vital developments within the artwork and science of lighting. Choices have been made by an neutral committee that evaluated submissions based mostly on uniqueness, innovation and significance to the lighting business.
2022 IES Progress Report winners embody two A-Gentle™ household suspended luminaires, Gotham® EVO® downlight and cylinders with Care222® Know-how, and the MARK Architectural Lighting™ Whisper with Care222 Know-how:
Take up I Suspended Luminaire from A-Gentle options vertical acoustic panels that showcases flanged profile design. Obtainable in two and four-foot lengths, fixtures might be mixed with a discreet joiner system hidden inside the luminaire’s felt for seamless designs. Steady runs, squares or rectangles might be created utilizing 90 or 180-degree angle joiners. Designers can select numerous gentle distributions to attain the specified direct or oblique illumination. The fixture’s direct lighting delivers decreased glare and oblique optics enable for environment friendly and managed gentle. Unlit variations are additionally accessible, perfect for functions the place extra sound absorption is required whereas sustaining design consistency inside an area. Thermoformed acoustic panels, accessible in 4 normal and 26 premium colours, are manufactured with recycled plastic bottles (PET) and 100% recyclable.
Relay Suspended Luminaire from A-Gentle highlights a direct/oblique pendant system with 90° and 120° angles, enabling designers to configure numerous geometric patterns with a seamlessly lit form. Excessive-performance TIR optics present managed and environment friendly gentle. The luminaire might be specified with direct or oblique illumination, or a mixture of each. Direct lighting presents decreased glare steady illumination all through the fixture, together with corners. Oblique lighting includes a batwing distribution to focus on ceiling components. Further flexibility is accessible with a tunable white possibility or dim to heat, with a variety from 2700K to 5000K, which might be configured with nLight® wi-fi lighting management options. Acoustic panels could also be added to the fixture in 4 normal and 26 premium colours to enrich or intensify an aesthetic, whereas absorbing ambient sound in an area.
EVO 6″ Downlight and Cylinders with Care222 Know-how from Gotham function a patented excimer lamp and patent-pending dosing electronics (“module”) that may present a measured dosage of filtered 222nm far-UVC and are designed to assist occupants really feel safer in high-traffic areas resembling lecture rooms, places of work, ready rooms, eating places and bogs. The EVO product line presents three luminaire options as a part of its UV lighting portfolio: EVO Hybrid Answer, EVO UV-Solely Answer, and EVO Seen Gentle-Solely Answer. All EVO lighting options with Care222 know-how can be found in 6-inch downlights for brand spanking new development and rework installations. Floor, pendant and wall mounting choices can be found for the 6-inch cylinders. Using batwing distribution and feathered edges, EVO luminaires present even illumination on horizontal and vertical surfaces. With vital supply regression, EVO cylinders and downlights emit gentle as much as 2,000 lumens with CCTs starting from 2700K to 4000K.
Whisper with Care222® Know-how from MARK Architectural Lighting includes a mercury-free far-UVC excimer lamp that accommodates a patented quick go filter for slender band 222nm emission. Gently sloping facet panels present Whisper with depth and interesting angles. Whether or not utilized in rows or individually, Whisper brightens grid ceilings in places of work, colleges and hospitals and different institutional settings with an clever, and easy look, whereas delivering as much as 8500 lumens at a colour high quality of as much as 90CRI. Obtainable in 2X2 or 2X4 sizes to suit quite a lot of designs. Powered by an eldoLED® driver for clean dimming flicker-free dimming to lower than 1%.
“We’re honored to be acknowledged by business consultants and friends for our lighting options,” mentioned Acuity Manufacturers Lighting and Controls Senior Vice President Amra Boucher. “The inclusion within the IES Progress Report helps showcase Acuity Manufacturers developments in our luminaire improvements and displays our means to constantly present custom-made options for quite a lot of functions.”
About Acuity Manufacturers
Acuity Manufacturers, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) is a market-leading industrial know-how firm. We use know-how to resolve issues in areas and lightweight. By way of our two enterprise segments, Acuity Manufacturers Lighting and Controls and the Clever Areas Group, we design, manufacture, and convey to market services and products that make the world extra sensible, productive, and related. We obtain progress by the event of modern new services and products, together with lighting, lighting controls, constructing administration methods, and location-aware functions.
Acuity Manufacturers, Inc. is predicated in Atlanta, Georgia, with operations throughout North America, Europe, and Asia. The Firm is powered by roughly 13,500 devoted and gifted associates. Go to us at www.acuitybrands.com.