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Energy 101: Lumens

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.

You can save money and energy while lighting your home and still maintaining good light quantity and quality. Consider energy-efficient lighting options to use the same amount of light for less money. Learn strategies for comparing and buying lighting products and using them efficiently.

Tips and Advice

Tips: Lighting

Find out how to switch to energy-efficient light bulbs and save money on your energy bills.

Tips: Shopping for Lighting

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...

Frequently Asked Questions: Lighting Choices to Save You Money
Get the answers to frequently asked questions about the new lighting efficiency standards.
Lighting Principles and Terms
Learn the basics of lighting principles and terms to choose the best energy-efficient lighting options for your home.
Lighting and Daylighting Products and Services

Find product information and locate professional services for lighting and daylighting.

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Rebates & Tax Credits

Federal incentives are not currently available for residential lighting products. Find state or local incentives.