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9/13/15 Lunch & Learn with Healthcare Lighting - Aug, 13 2015

Designlight will be hosting a 1 hour credit lunch and learn with Healthcare Lighting on Thursday 9/18/15 at our office. Please email [email protected] for more details!

Zumtobel Lighting after hours product review at Watermark - Mar, 14 2012

Please save the date!!- Tuesday, April 3rd. Designlight along with Zumtobel Lighting will be hosting an after hours NEW PRODUCT preview. Please join us anytime from 5:00-7:00 pm at Watermark in the Gulch. Drop in for a drink and hors d‘oeuvres, and see the new and exciting lighting products from Zumtobel!   Please see attached invitation, and RSVP to [email protected] or [email protected]

Acuity Brands Lighting aquires Sun Optics - Jun, 14 2011

Harnessing THE POWER of the Sun
New Literature Catalog from Acuity Brands Controls
Daylight, meet controls

Acuity Brands’ acquisition of Sunoptics, the premier provider of high-performance prismatic daylighting products, brings new solutions to Acuity Brands customers.
Since its founding in 1978, Sunoptics has established itself as a worldwide leader in the design and manufacture of high-performance prismatic daylighting devices designed to maximize light transmission with 100% diffusion, with more than one billion square feet served.
Through its acquisition of the company, Acuity Brands has positioned itself as a leading provider of complete lighting solutions—incorporating daylighting, electric lighting and lighting controls—that enrich the built environment.
For years, Sunoptics skylights have integrated LC&D daylight-based lighting controls, including photosensorsXPoint Modules provide additional controllability by offering the precise control of individual luminaires or groups of luminaires.
With SunOptics joining the Acuity Brands family, even more opportunities will become realized, such as partnering with other Acuity Brands lighting and controls product families.
Need it now? Click here to download a free application guide to Sunoptics’ prismatic daylighting products available with control solutions from Acuity Brands, the world leader in
high-performance lighting solutions.
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Acuity Brands Lighting aquires Healthcare Lighting - May, 25 2011

Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) ("Company") announced it has acquired for cash Fairview, PA-based Healthcare Lighting, Inc., a leading provider of specialized, high-performance lighting products for healthcare facilities.

"Healthcare Lighting's philosophy of delivering high-quality, energy-efficient lighting solutions mirrors that of Acuity Brands," said Vernon J. Nagel, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company. "It is well documented that quality lighting enables an improved healthcare experience. Healthcare Lighting provides us with expertise and a specialized product portfolio that expands our robust and cost-effective lighting solutions for the large and growing healthcare industry. We welcome this high-caliber team to the Acuity Brands family," continued Nagel.

11/3-11/4 - Nov, 01 2010

Hess America will be in Nashviile this week showing the City Elements, and Sierra light column series.  Please contact [email protected] or [email protected] if you would like to see these samples.

6/7 - 6/8 Linear Lighting - May, 26 2010

Blake Landua, regional sales mananger with Linear Lighting will be in Nashville June 7th & 8th to show samples of their architectural fluorescent products including Glow, Stripe, Ibeam 13, Simplicity 15, and Wall Wash 7.

Take a look at  for more information, or if you would like to schedule an appointment please contact Elaine or Angela for more info.


4/7/10 - 4/8/10 Ameron Concrete Poles - Mar, 25 2010

Jerry Mink with Ameron Concrete Poles will be in Nashville April 7th & 8th to present their line of concrete lighting poles & bollards.  Jerry is also offerning a presentation approved for 1 AIA credit. Concrete poles are a must in areas of salt water or corrosion. If you are interested in learning more about concrete poles, please contact Elaine or Angela to set up an appointment.

4/15/10 AIA credit lunch & learn with PEERLESS LIGHTING - Mar, 25 2010

Designlight along with Peerless Lighting will be hosting a Lunch & Learn on Thursday, April 15th at Amerigo Restaurant. The presentation will be about “Lighting for Architectural Surfaces” and is worth 1 hour of credit.  We will also be showing some new samples from Peerless and Mark Lighting.  This is a free event, but space is limited, so please RSVP to us by Monday April 5th.

Amerigo is located at 1920 West End Avenue.  If you have any questions, or would like to attend, please email Elaine or Angela.

We hope to see you there!

Zumtobel Lighting Visit 2/17 & 2/18 - Jan, 25 2010

Jamie Lovett with Zumtobel lighting will be in Nashville February 17th & 18th to present the new line of Zumtobel LED as well as present some fluorescent recessed products.  Jamie is also available to come to your office and present a 1 hour CEU course

The Green, The Bad, and The Ugly: How to Use Today's LEDs

for Quality Illumination and Energy-Efficiency:

If you would like to see samples or schedule a CEU presentation, please contact Angela or Elaine

(appointment times are limited for the CEU presentation)

Tersen Lighting Samples 2/1 & 2/2 - Jan, 25 2010

Tom Schumaker with Acuity Brands Lighting will be in Nashville Feb 1st & 2nd to introduce the new architectural outdoor line Tersen.  Tersen adds to Acuity's line up bringing a variety of performance based, yet attractive site lighting fixtures.  Tersen also includes wall mounts and pedestrian level fixtures.  Take a look at for more information, or if you would like to schedule an appointment please contact Elaine or Angela.

Peerless Lighting for Learning Webinar - Jan, 18 2010

Webinar: Lighting for Learning: Best Practices for Classroom Lighting and Controls

The ABL Lighting Center in Conyers, Ga., presents an educational experience about Lighting For Learning. You and your specifiers are invited to join us for this one-hour AIA HSW LU symposium featuring Acuity Brands Lighting expert and Specification Sales Manager, Damon Wood.

The learning objectives for this web-based seminar are:

Identify the best practices for classroom lighting & controls

Appreciate the benefits of following best practices

Understand the options to consider in designing classroom lighting & controls

Times for the webinar are Thursday, January 28th at 11:00 am central or Thursday, January 28th at 2:00 pm central.

To register, please go to

This course is worth 1 credit for AIA/CEU/ LEU

For more information, please contact Elaine Morris [email protected] or Angela Paxton [email protected]

Kenall Manufacturing Visit - Jan, 06 2010

Amy Hansen, Regional Sales Manager, with Kenall Lighting will be in Nashville Thursday, January 14th to present samples of the Auracyl Medical sconce, Sugical troffer, and Metrex series Emergency Lights.  If you are interested in setting up a presentation, Please email Elaine or Angela on the "Contact" page. Also visit for more information.


Contech Lighting Visit - Jan, 05 2010

Glenn Horstmann, Regional Sales Manager, with Con-tech Lighting will be visiting Nashville on Tuesday, January 12th to present samples of their newest LED products, and Envision series downlight. If you are interested in more information or would like a presentation on these products, please email Elaine or Angela on the "Contacts" page.  Also visit .


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