ATLANTA — Acuity Brands Inc. has announced that Cheryl English, Acuity Brands Lighting vice president of government and industry relations, has been elected to serve on the board of directors of the National Institute of Building Sciences, according to a press release.
English has a long history of engagement in activities focusing on the energy efficiency and environmental aspects of high-performance buildings and will bring an expanded perspective to the Institute’s activities, the release stated.
According to the release, the National Institute of Building Sciences is a non-profit, non-governmental organization that brings together representatives of government, the professions, industry, labor and consumer interests and regulatory agencies to focus on the identification and resolution of problems and potential problems that hamper the construction of safe, affordable structures for housing, commerce and industry throughout the United States.
"Achieving high-performance buildings is a major priority of the National Institute of Building Sciences," said Institute President Henry L. Green.
"Cheryl''s knowledge of lighting will be especially valuable as the Board and the Institute work to reduce energy usage in the nation''s buildings. We welcome her insights and expertise," Green added.
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