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New Visual Lighting Design Tools

Experience the new web-based Visual Lighting Design Tools! These new tools are engineered to quickly answer your basic lighting design questions. Designed to recreate the desktop experience on modern web browsers, these time saving tools are always available when you need them.

The Interior Lighting Tool and Area Lighting Tool can be accessed from the photometric data page of most ABL websites via the Visual Photometric Tool.

Tutorial videos are available as a guide to using these design tools. The videos can be accessed from the Training Videos link on the Visual website at or directly from the design tools.

Please send any feedback or questions to

Photometric Tool

Interior Lighting Tool

Area Lighting Tool


Come see Acuity Brands at booth #1801. AcuityBrands will be partipating in the following LIGHTFAIR programs.

Acuity Brands conference speakers include:

  • Peter Ngai and Jeannine Fisher: Creating a Vision for OLED Lighting
  • David DiLaura: The Power, Basis and Limits of Modern Lighting Software
  • Cheryl English: The Good, Bad and Ugly of Lighting Regulations and Energy Codes
  • Richard Heinisch: Alphabet Soup - Making Sense of the Latest Energy Standards
  • Bill Ballweg: Grocery Store Chain Bags Conventional Lighting for LEDs
  • To learn more about LIGHTFAIR 2011, please click on the button below.

    Visual Training Sessions

    The Visual Team, in conjunction with the Acuity Brands Lighting Center, will provide training sessions for Visual Professional Edition throughout 2011. The Visual Professional Edition training sessions will be hosted at the Center for Light & Space in Conyers, GA.

    Visual Professional Edition training sessions are primarily designed for users with minimal experience using Visual. These sessions will not cover the Visual Basic Edition and are not appropriate for experienced Visual Professional Edition users.

    To view the program calendar and get additional information regarding training sessions, please click on the button below.

    *Please note: Visual training sessions at the Center for Light & Space are reserved for customers who specify/purchase Acuity Brands products.


    Finally, an exit sign designed with the architecture in mind . . . introducing a new direction in exit signs—SOLO Oval Exit Sign from Lithonia Lighting. Unlike any other exit sign, the Solo Oval Exit features an elegant oval shape and slim profile. Available in a variety of finishes, it’s suitable for environments where aesthetics matter most.


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