EPA Announces New Requirements for ENERGY STAR Lighting

Tuesday, April 5, 2011

EPA announced new requirements for ENERGY STAR qualified light fixtures. Effective October 1, 2011, most light fixtures carrying the label will be 30% more efficient than currently qualified fluorescent-based fixtures.  In 2013 performance requirements will increase further, providing 40% higher efficiency compared to today's qualified models. 

EPA Press Release

More on light fixtures:  www.energystar.gov/luminaires