New ENERGY STAR® Certified USHIO 95+ CRI Uphoria Edge LED MR16 with High R9 Value

Available in 7W, these ENERGY STAR® certified LED MR16s offer an energy saving alternative while providing excellent color rendering with a high R9 value showing more vibrant reds. With the form, fit and function of traditional halogen MR16 lamps, these

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House Appropriations Committee Votes to Cut Energy Star by 40 Percent

The House Appropriations Committee voted on July 18 to pass the Fiscal Year 2018 Interior and Environment Appropriations Bill, which provides $31.4 billion to federal investments in natural resources. This budget is $824 million less than 2017, and part of

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Denver is the Latest City to Require Energy Benchmarks

The Denver City Council unanimously passed an ordinance in the latter stages of December 2016 designed to reduce energy use in the largest source of greenhouse gas emissions by requiring energy benchmarking and transparency in multi-family and commercial buildings. Denver

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Energy Star Extension of Deadline for Stakeholder Review of Use of LM-80

Document in response to stakeholder request, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is extending the comment deadline for the ENERGY STAR Requirements for the Use of LM-80 Data to Friday, December 9, 2016. The document, along with an accompanying cover

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ENERGY STAR Webinar: The State of Dimmable LED Lamps

The sixth webinar in this series, titled: “The State of Dimmable LED Lamps” will take place on Thursday, August 25, 2016 from 1:00PM–3:00PM EDT. During this webinar, we will provide an overview of compatibility standards (e.g. NEMA SSL 7A and

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2016 ENERGY STAR® Products Partner Meeting Update

To be held October 25-27, 2016 in New Orleans, LA. EPA is pleased to provide an updated preliminary agenda and an initial companion document with detailed session descriptions. The order of sessions will be as follows: • Day 1, Tuesday,

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EPA ENERGY STAR Latest Trends in Connected Lighting Webinar May 26

The third webinar in this series will take place on Thursday, May 26, 2016 from 1:00PM – 3:00PM EDT. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s ENERGY STAR program is excited to launch a new webinar series covering this year’s most compelling

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ENERGY STAR Lighting Webinar Series

In recent years, EPA has worked with stakeholders to raise the bar for efficient lighting. Building on more than 20 years of partnership to foster the future success of the ENERGY STAR program for lighting, EPA is hosting a webinar

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Celebrating Earth Day with Low-Cost ENERGY STAR Certified LED bulbs

In celebration of Earth Day, more consumers will benefit from lower utility bills and discover the simple choice for energy savings—ENERGY STAR! Beginning this spring and continuing through Earth Day, Greenlite and the Dollar Tree are launching a nationwide promotion

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Ushio America Introduces the New Utopia™ 2 LED A19 Lamps

USHIO’s new Utopia™ 2 LED A19 lamps offer the same fluid shape and size of an incandescent A19. These dimmable LED A19s with a rated life of 25,000 hours and an energy savings of 85% compared to popular 60W A19

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Number of Americans Buying LED Lighting Doubled in Last Two Years

Two-thirds of Americans have purchased LEDs for their homes, nearly double the figure from just two years ago. The changing landscape of LED adoption is obvious not just in the prices on the store shelves, but also in shifting consumer

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MaxLite Introduces ENERGY STAR Qualified Omnidirectional LED A-lamp 

Redesigned with a rounder, more traditional bulb shape and offered at a price point under $10, MaxLite’s new ENERGY STAR qualified LED omnidirectional A19 lamp makes switching to LED seamless for consumers. The lamp looks just like a traditional incandescent

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EPA Publishes Final Energy Star Luminaires V2.0 Spec With Minor Changes

The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced publication of Version 2 (V2.0) of the Energy Star Luminaires specification with the document scheduled to become effective on June 1, 2016. The new specification will replace Luminaires V1.2, raising the performance

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ENERGY STAR Luminaires V2.0 Final Specification

The specification, cover letter, and a document with considerations for recertification of existing products can be found at http://www.energystar.gov/luminaires There will be an informational overview of the changes to the Luminaires program on June 5, 2015 at 2:00 PM Eastern

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ENERGY STAR Luminaires Version 2.0 Draft Final Specification

ENERGY STAR requirements are specific to luminaires classified by the Program as directional or non-directional. This specification is generally organized by the requirements, not by luminaire type such as indoor or outdoor, or by light source technology. Performance requirements comprise

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ENERGY STAR Lamps Version 2.0 Draft 2 Specification

The cover letter and draft specification are available on the ENERGY STAR Lamps V2.0 product development web page. On Monday, April 20, 2015 from 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM Eastern, EPA will host a webinar and in-person meeting in Washington, DC

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2015 ENERGY STAR Award Winners

They lead their industries in the production and sale of energy-efficient products and services, and in the development and adoption of world-class strategies that provide substantial energy and money savings in the buildings where we live and work. The winners

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Georgia Power Illuminates Savings on ENERGY STAR Certified CFLs and LEDs

Georgia Power GeorgiaPower.com announced today a series of special offers on ENERGY STAR certified CFL and LED lighting at participating retailers statewide. No coupons or rebate forms are needed to reap the savings on high-tech, high-efficiency lighting options – just

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Reminder ENERGY STAR Luminaires Webinar March 17th

EPA is holding a webinar and an in person meeting for Luminaires V2.0 Draft 2 in Washington, D.C. on March 17, 2015 from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm Eastern Standard Time. If you would like to attend and have not already done

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EPA Luminaires V2.0 Draft 2 Stakeholder Webinar

The U.S. EPA has released the ENERGY STAR Luminaires V2.0 Draft 2 for stakeholder review. The cover letter and draft specification are available on the ENERGY STAR Luminaires V2.0 product development web page. Questions may be directed to Taylor Jantz-Sell, EPA,

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