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Building Owners and Managers Association International

Acuity Brands Lighting Named Leadership Circle Partner of BOMA International

September 21, 2015

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

(WASHINGTON, D.C. — September 21, 2015) Acuity Brands Lighting, a leading provider of LED lighting, lighting controls and related products and services, announced that it has become part of the Partnership Program of the Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International. As a Leadership Circle Partner, Acuity Brands pledges to support BOMA’s critical work in advocacy, education and research.

BOMA International’s Partnership Program, developed in 2004, allows companies to invest in their own success, as well as that of the commercial real estate industry more broadly. With three levels of participation—Cornerstone Partner, Leadership Circle Partner and Supporting Partner—the program demonstrates the commitment of leading organizations to support BOMA International with the resources to advance its various initiatives that benefit the entire commercial real estate industry.

“We are pleased to have Acuity Brands as a Leadership Circle Partner,” commented BOMA International Chair Kent C. Gibson, BOMA Fellow, president of Capstone Property Management, L.C. “With their industry knowledge and expertise, Acuity Brands’ participation in the Partnership Program will help BOMA International continue to support our members and the commercial real estate industry as a whole.”

“At Acuity Brands, we are committed to sustainable business practices, and we are extremely proud to team up with BOMA International, a leader in commercial real estate sustainability,” said John Camp, vice president of Commercial Office and Education Vertical Markets for Acuity Brands Lighting. “We strongly believe BOMA’s commitment to green education, research and best practices complements our own commitment to bringing high performance and innovation to commercial properties around the world.”

Learn more about the Partnership Program​ on the BOMA International website.

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About BOMA International
The Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International is a federation of 91 BOMA U.S. associations and 17 international affiliates. Founded in 1907, BOMA represents the owners and managers of all commercial property types including 10.4 billion square feet of U.S. office space that supports 1.8 million jobs and contributes $227.6 billion to the U.S. GDP. Its mission is to advance a vibrant commercial real estate industry through advocacy, influence and knowledge. Learn more at www.boma.org.

About Acuity Brands
Acuity Brands, Inc. is a North American market leader and one of the world’s leading providers of lighting solutions for both indoor and outdoor applications. With fiscal year 2014 net sales of $2.4 billion, Acuity Brands employs approximately 7,000 associates and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia, with operations throughout North America, and in Europe and Asia.  The Company’s lighting solutions are sold under various brands, including Lithonia Lighting®, Holophane®, Peerless®, Gotham®, Mark Architectural Lighting™, Winona® Lighting, Healthcare Lighting®, Hydrel®, American Electric Lighting®, Carandini®, Antique Street Lamps™, Sunoptics®, RELOC® Wiring Solutions, eldoLED® and Acuity Controls. For more information, visit www.acuitybrands.com.

Contact
Jessica Bates
Manager of Communications & Marketing
BOMA International
(202) 326-6348
jbates@boma.org

Neil Egan
Director of Communications
Acuity Brands
(770) 860-2957
Neil.Egan@acuitybrands.com

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