When you're shopping for lightbulbs, compare lumens and use the Lighting Facts label to be sure you're getting the amount of light, or level of brightness, you want.
Light your home for less money while using the same amount of light.
Compare the costs and savings when using energy-efficient lightbulbs.
As of 2012, common lightbulbs sold in the United States will typically use 25%-80% less energy.
The cost effectiveness of when to turn off lights depends on the type of lights and the price of electricity.
Energy-efficient indoor and outdoor lighting design focuses on ways to improve both the quality and efficiency of lighting.
To save energy, use lighting controls to automatically turn lights on and off as needed.
Daylighting uses windows and skylights to bring sunlight into your home and reduces the need for artificial lighting.
Get the facts on what to consider when selecting the type of lighting you should use in your home.
Find out how to switch to energy-efficient light bulbs and save money on your energy bills.
When shopping for lighting, you can now use the Lighting Facts label and lumens to compare bulbs and purchase a bulb with the amount of brightness you want.
Get the answers to frequently asked questions about the new lighting efficiency standards.
Learn the basics of lighting principles and terms to choose the best energy-efficient lighting options for your home.
Find product information and locate professional services for lighting and daylighting.
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Incandescent lighting is the most common, and least energy efficient, type of lighting used in homes.
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