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

Why Philips’ EcoDesign play is paying off in more than one way

Why Philips’ EcoDesign play is paying off in more than one way

One decade ago, Royal Philips embraced a development philosophy called EcoDesign with the broad aim of minimizing the impact of its products on the environment. The strategy isn't unique: its fiercest rivals ranging from General Electric, Matsushita, Sony, Siemens and Pansonic all boast mature eco-strategies.