Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI; "Company"), a market leader in innovative energy-efficient lighting and control solutions, is pleased to announce that its acculamp(TM) AR111 LED Lamp has received TheLEDAward for Best Specialty Incandescent Replacement Lamp at the recently concluded "TheLEDShow" 2011 in Las Vegas.
"TheLEDShow" has become an annual event showcasing the lighting industry's technology progress and expanding selection of products with LED light sources. TheLEDAward was established to recognize participating LED manufacturers that stand out among their peers, both at this event and throughout the past year. This year's award emphasized both product aesthetics and productivity.
The Company's acculamp LED S-Series of lamps, announced in May 2011, includes the energy-efficient PAR 38, PAR 30, PAR 20, PAR 16, MR 16 and AR 111 LED lamps. The acculamp AR 111 LED lamps are available in narrow to wide beam angles, which are ideal for a variety of uses including displays.
"Acuity Brands continues to amaze the lighting community with its diversity in producing interesting and functional products," said James Highgate, Director at "TheLEDShow" and Vice President of Sales and Marketing at The Lighting Group. "The judging panel of architects, engineers and lighting designers representing industries from hospitality to engineering saw the acculamp AR 111 as an insurgent trend with designers. The product provides the 'wow' factor they had been waiting for. Finally, an LED lamp model to effectively replace the incandescent," continued Highgate.
"We are honored to receive this industry recognition," said Seth Owen, Acuity Brands Lighting Vice President, LED Lamps and Track Lighting. "Products like the acculamp AR 111 are a direct result of feedback from the lighting specification community. They wanted an LED product that combined the look and performance of traditional halogen sources, but in an energy-efficient package, and we have given it to them," Owen continued.