Eligible Residential Fixture Types

High-performing residential lighting products in the categories below are eligible for ENERGY STAR qualification.


  • accent lights including
  • bath vanity
  • cove lighting
  • ceiling and close-to-ceiling mount (ceiling fan light kits)
  • chandeliers
  • decorative pendants
  • linear strips
  • recessed down lights including retrofit kits
  • undercabinet task lights
  • wall sconces
  • wrapped lens
  • ventilation fan lights
  • portable luminaires
  • includes portable desk task lights
  • includes portable floor task lights
  • includes table lamps and floor lamps
  • includes torchieres


  • ceiling and close-to-ceiling mount
  • porch (wall-mounted)
  • pendant
  • security
  • post top
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Under-cabinet kitchen lights

  • Fully illuminate countertops with bright and clear white light.
  • Put the light where you really need it.
  • Thin, low-profile design.
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Shelf-mounted display and task lights

  • Accent and task lighting with clarity.
  • Great for illuminating work spaces and showcases.
  • Won’t damage light-sensitive items.
  • Thin, low-profile design, easily mountable.
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Portable desk lamps

  • Clear brilliant light where you need it, without the heat.
  • Small, low-profile design.
  • Won’t damage light-sensitive items.
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Recessed down lights

  • Specially designed to put light where you need it.
  • Many products are dimmable when paired with a compatible dimmer switch.
  • Reduces cooling costs, by producing far less heat.
  • At least 10 times longer lasting than incandescent lights.
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Outdoor wall-mounted porch lights

  • Reliable light, when and where you need it, with little energy use.
  • Built-in photocell or motion sensor.
  • Long lasting.
  • Dependable operation in cold temperatures