Lighting Understanding for a More Efficient Nation

Energy Saving Choices

There are numerous energy-efficient light bulb options on the market. Whether you are buying CFLs, LEDs or halogen incandescents, you will be saving in both your home and in your wallet.

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Choosing a Bulb

Lighting your home efficiently and economically has never been easier. Since there are energy-efficient options in all shapes and sizes, asking the right questions allows you to shop the light bulb aisle effortlessly.

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Lumens vs Watts

Watts and lumens are two different measuring units. Watts measure the amount of energy required to light a product, whereas lumens measure the amount of light produced. The more lumens in a light bulb, the brighter the light.

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Who We Are

LUMEN is an ad-hoc coalition of organizations and professionals united to educate consumers about energy-efficient lighting choices and the benefits of today’s energy-efficient lighting products.

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Recent News

What’s In A Light Bulb?

What’s In A Light Bulb?

Governments around the world are gradually phasing out the energy-inefficient incandescent light bulb, but many homeowners have yet to make the switch. To help break down the differences between light bulbs and explain how buying more energy efficient alternatives is a sound economic and environmental investment, Angie’s List put together an infographic that covers everything from the definition of a lumen to the a cost comparison of electricity output.