The Value of A+ Certified

The A+ Certified logo symbolizes Acuity Brands’ confidence and commitment to delivering solutions that simply work. The A+ Certified program is the first comprehensive testing and certification of lighting system interoperability that allows you to select, configure and specify lighting systems that are both functionally compatible and visually consistent – quickly and confidently. 

For a lighting application, A+ Certified means a verified consistent performance, visual appearance and system interoperability of all luminaires within the certified solution. 

For lighting professionals, it means ease and confidence that all parts of a certified lighting system will work together and meet common Acuity Brands specifications. 


A+ Certified solutions from Acuity Brands help you quickly and confidently select and implement lighting systems, for indoor or outdoor applications, that are both compatible and consistent.

Compatible – Luminaires, controls and technology components are designed, manufactured and tested for interoperability

Consistent – Initial lumen output and light source color appearance are factory-calibrated and verified

Our rigorous testing and certification program is your assurance that all parts of a certified lighting system will operate together, backed by Acuity Brands, the industry leader in smart lighting solutions.


A+ Certified is a groundbreaking program … no other lighting manufacturer provides a similar system-wide certification because no other lighting manufacturer can offer design, manufacture and testing of all interoperable system components from just one company.

With A+ Certified solutions you get world-class LED lighting and controls technologies with the peace of mind only Acuity Brands can offer. We’re your one, trusted resource before, during and after installation.


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