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There is an ENERGY STAR Certified Light Bulb for Every Socket

Your home is your sanctuary and the way each room is lit has a profound impact on its appearance. Each home in the U.S. has about 50 light sockets, some of which use decorative or ‘specialty’ bulb shapes such as globes, candles, or reflectors. The best way to fill each one of these sockets is with an energy efficient, ENERGY STAR certified specialty bulb. Decorative or specialty light bulbs that earn the ENERGY STAR label retain the light appearance you expect, last at least 15 times longer than incandescents, and save about $55 in electricity costs over their lifetime.

ENERGY STAR Certified Light Bulbs:

  • Use about 70-90% less energy than traditional incandescent bulbs.
  • Last at least 15 times longer and saves about $55 in electricity costs over its lifetime.
  • Meet strict quality and efficiency standards that are tested by accredited labs and certified by a third party.
  • Produce about 70-90% less heat, which can cut energy costs associated with home cooling.
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Look for the little blue label on specialty bulb options for your home, including:

  • Globe bulbs, which are ideal for bathroom vanities and pendant lights.
  • Candle bulbs, which are perfect for wall sconces and decorative fixtures.
  • Reflectors, which are used in track light fixtures, recessed cans, and security light fixtures. They offer either spot or flood lighting in a specific direction.
  • Downlighting bulbs, which are great for lighting large areas evenly.

Fill the sockets in your home with these certified specialty bulbs and enjoy quality lighting that saves energy, saves money and helps protect the climate. You can find ENERGY STAR certified bulbs from all the leading lighting manufacturers, including GE, Sunbeam, Globe and Greenlite. Find the perfect ENERGY STAR bulb for your home here.