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Energy Efficient Lighting

Choosing the right light bulb can help save energy dollars. Deciding between compact flourescent light bulbs, halogen light bulbs, or LED light bulbs can make more sense when you know what to look for.

Compact Fluorescent Lightbulbs
CFLs, compact fluorescent lights, are in the news. Find out what you need to know about these energy efficient lightbulbs before you buy.

Holiday Lighting Efficiency
Holiday lighting can increase the amount of money a homeowner spends on electricity. One way to fight rising energy costs is to use energy efficient LED holiday lights.

Definition for LED - Light Emitting Diodes
LED - the definition for Light Emitting Diodes

What are the Different Types of Compact Fluorescent Lights
Compact fluorescent lightbulbs have become one of the most common energy saving devices on the market. Using CFLs instead of incandescent lightbulbs can save a homeowner up to 25% of their electric bill each year.

What Are Compact Flourescent Light Bulbs?
Compact fluorescent light bulbs, or CFLs, combine energy saving technology with excellent interior lighting. Not only do CFLs outlast traditional incandescent light bulbs, but the require much less energy while producing the same amount of lumens.

Build a Better Light
Physics guide Andrew Zimmerman Jones explains how science is looking to build a better light that can achieve 100% efficiency.

Lighting Explained
Compact fluorescent lightbulbs may be the best bet for energy efficient lighting but it might not always be the most practical. Find out all there is to know about lighting and the different types of bulbs.

Skylights for Efficiency
Energy efficient lighting doesn't always deal with the type of bulbs we use. Skylights can help cut costs by making use of natural lighting.

Design Considerations for Daylighting
Daylighting simply means using daylight for indoor lighting to maximize energy efficiency. However making use of sunlight can have its problems as well.

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