Efficient Lighting & Appliances


Lighting, appliances, and fans that carry the ENERGY STAR label are often found in ENERGY STAR certified homes and apartments, helping to reduce monthly utility bills, while providing high–quality performance. Learn more about energy-efficient lighting and appliances in this fact sheet (PDF, 1.55MB).

Advanced Lighting

ENERGY STAR certified fixtures and bulbs come in many shapes and sizes. This gives home buyers a wide range of lighting choices that allow them to create the atmosphere they want for their homes. ENERGY STAR lighting offers significant cost savings and longer lifetimes than standard products.

ENERGY STAR Certified Appliances

Household appliances account for nearly 11 percent of energy use in an average house. A comprehensive package of ENERGY STAR certified appliances can reduce energy costs, while offering improved performance, quality, and durability. ENERGY STAR certified homes and apartments often include ENERGY STAR certified dishwashers, refrigerators, washing machines, ceiling fans, and ventilation fans.

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Explore ENERGY STAR Home Features

Every ENERGY STAR certified home and apartment is built with the following features. Ask your builder or leasing agent for more information.

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“We're dedicated to building energy–efficient homes so that families who choose our homes not only save money on their utility bills, but also enjoy the comfort and durability of a home built to such high standards.”

—WGB Construction Company,
South Grafton, MA