E3A Home Energy: Energy-Efficient Lighting

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CoverDeveloped by Montana State University Extension and the University of Wyoming
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This guide is one in the Exploring Energy Efficiency and Alternatives (E3A): Energy Management for Home series. This one describes energy-efficient lighting that can reduce costs over using incandescent bulbs.


  • Compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs): purchase, use, disposal. cleanup
  • Energy Independence and Security Act (EISA) of 2007
  • Light-emitting diodes (LEDs)
  • Lighting labels
  • Lighting tips


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