Next Generation Luminaires Design Competition

Emerging Luminaires

"AERA" by Acuity Brands® - Winona® Lighting


The AERA luminaire has a window-like appearance that can be customized through dynamic color control. It delivers indirect ambient illumination for creative expression, mood setting, daylight simulation or use as a unique architectural feature.

Judging comments

The judges had numerous accolades for this innovative recessed luminaire that provides a combination of indirect, ambient illumination and white or dynamic color presentations. Comments included "very interesting and unique"," great potential for personal responsive lighting", "love the concept".

Luminaire Testing

Model Number: AE6

Light Output: 1700 lumens
Input Power: 24 watts
Efficacy: 70.83 lm/W
Power Factor: 0.994
CCT: 3000K
CRI: 82



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