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Acuity opens daylight training center

July 13, 2012

ATLANTA — Acuity Brands Inc. announces the opening of its renovated Sunoptics facility and new Daylighting University training center located in Sacramento, California, according to a press release.

The new offices and training facility provide an opportunity for industry professionals to explore the benefits of daylighting, the release stated.

According to the release, the facility features a 1,600 square foot daylighting training center where Sunoptics will host its Daylighting University, which offers monthly training seminars and opportunities for customer presentations.

"In February 2011, Acuity Brands Inc. acquired Sunoptics with the vision of providing customers with a complete lighting solution — electric lighting, natural lighting and lighting controls," said Grant Grable, Acuity Brands lighting vice president and value stream leader for Sunoptics.

"Expanding this facility not only supports the growth of Sunoptics products, but also provides a state-of-the-art, fully integrated daylighting training center to better educate architects, specifiers, lighting designers and building owners on integrated daylighting design," Grable added.

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