ENERGY STAR Light Fixtures
The New Year is here and now is the time to get to work on all of the home improvement-focused resolutions many of us made as we welcomed 2017. Whether you are looking at renovating a bathroom, bedroom, or kitchen, there is one constant that will play a factor in whatever room you are focused on—lighting. Every room needs the perfect lighting to illuminate the everyday moments that make up your life, and looking for the ENERGY STAR label ensures that you will get the energy savings that our planet needs and the look and feel that you desire. LED lighting is changing the way Americans illuminate their homes, and ENERGY STAR is at the heart of the transition.
ENERGY STAR certified light fixtures are now available with standard, screw-based sockets. Each comes packaged with a long-lasting energy-saving bulb. This new development means there are even more energy saving options to meet your needs and preferences for your next renovation. For a new look, you can also find ENERGY STAR fixtures with LED light sources integrated right into the fixture design.
For busy homeowners, certified LED fixtures are the simple choice to save energy, save money and help protect the climate – all while getting the performance and quality you expect. Lighting products that have earned the ENERGY STAR are independently certified and measured against strict performance requirements. Certified LED bulbs and fixtures use up to 90% less energy than standard bulbs, and last over 12 years. As you get ready to renovate, make sure to look for the trusted blue label when researching new fixtures. Selecting the right ENERGY STAR LED fixture is easy – there are a variety of options for most lighting needs, and certified fixtures are available in designs to fit any décor. If every American household replaced their five most frequently used light fixtures with ones that have earned the ENERGY STAR, we would collectively save $5 billion a year in energy costs and prevent greenhouse gases equivalent to the emissions of 6 million cars.
Want to see a lighting renovation in action? Check out how HGTV stars Chris & Peyton Lambton transformed their home with ENERGY STAR certified fixtures, then head to the ENERGY STAR website for everything you need to know about picking the perfect fixture for your home.