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ECLYPSE nLight Solution from Distech Controls Voted a 2018 Product of the Year

Silver Award Winner by Consulting-Specifying Engineer Readers

September 24, 2018
[Brossard, Canada, September 24, 2018]  Distech Controls, an innovation leader in energy management solutions, today announced that its ECLYPSE nLight® Solution was voted a 2018 Product of the Year (POY) Silver Award winner by the readers of Consulting-Specifying Engineer in the BAS, Controls and Energy Management category.  The POY awards educate engineers on the most notable product innovations within the HVAC, fire, electrical and plumbing systems engineering markets.

Distech Controls’ scalable ECLYPSE nLight Solutionwas recognized for its ability to unify any HVAC and lighting application, including nLight® lighting controls, for up to 48 IO points and 300 lighting devices. BTL listed as a BACnet Building Controller, the solution further extends Distech Controls’ open offering by supporting multiple communication protocols, like BACnet/IP and Modbus. The Transport Layer Security (TLS/SSL) and RADIUS support offers proven protection for sensitive data and advanced security. It features an embedded web server for hosting applications such as HTML-based graphical user interfaces and spatial utilization edge applications.

“We are flattered specifying engineers and building professionals find our ECLYPSE nLight Solution an award-worthy product,” said Charles Pelletier, Product Management Director at Distech Controls. “Receiving a Silver Award in this category is a testament to our dedication for offering solutions that deliver both energy efficiency and a best-in-class user experience.”

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About Distech Controls

An innovation leader in energy management solutions, Distech Controls provides unique building management technologies and services that optimise energy efficiency and comfort in buildings, while reducing operating costs. We deliver Innovative Solutions for Greener Buildings™ through our passion for innovation, quality, customer satisfaction, and sustainability. The company serves multiple market segments through its worldwide business divisions, service offices and a superior network of Authorised System Integrators. Distech Controls, Inc. is a subsidiary of Acuity Brands Lighting, Inc. For more information visit

Distech Controls is a trademark of Distech Controls Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

About Acuity Brands 

Acuity Brands, Inc. (NYSE: AYI) is the North American market leader and one of the world’s leading providers of lighting and building management solutions. With fiscal year 2017 net sales of $3.5 billion, Acuity Brands currently employs over 12,000 associates and is headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia with operations throughout North America, and in Europe and Asia. The Company’s products and solutions are sold under various brands, including Lithonia Lighting®, Holophane®, Peerless®, Gotham®, Mark Architectural Lighting™, Winona® Lighting, Juno®, Indy™, Aculux®, Healthcare Lighting®, Hydrel®, American Electric Lighting®, Carandini®, Antique Street Lamps™, Sunoptics®, Distech Controls®, nLight®, ROAM®, Sensor Switch® and Atrius™. Visit us at

Monica Sanchez

Acuity Brands


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