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Qualified commercial light fixtures use at least 75% less energy and last 10–50 times longer than incandescent lighting. Plus, qualified fixtures produce low heat and LED options provide optimal precision lighting for commercial applications.
ENERGY STAR qualified commercial light fixtures offer an unprecedented opportunity to save energy, maintenance and cooling costs and is a natural fit for cutting-edge renovation, new construction projects, or easy retrofits.
LED lighting originally qualified for the ENERGY STAR label in September, 2008. ENERGY STAR qualified commercial lighting:
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Make sure you have a compatible dimmer switch if you want to dim your lights. Fixture manufacturers can provide a list of approved dimmers switches.
Make sure the color of the light is appropriate for the space - ask your supplier what colors are available.
Check back every few months - to see what new types of lighting products have earned ENERGY STAR. Like the early days of computers, lighting technology is advancing at an incredible rate.
ENERGY STAR only labels a LIMITED selection of commercial fixture types. Only the following commercial light fixture types are eligible for the ENERGY STAR. Accent lights such as line-voltage track lights, under cabinet task lights, portable desk task lights, downlights, recessed, pendant or surface-mounts The ENERGY STAR label is not available for typical commercial and industrial fixtures such as troffers or liner forms.
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