There has been and there will continue to be a great deal of conversation regarding energy efficient lighting due to the legislation that was passed. If you’ve been wondering how on earth you will choose the correct bulbs for the rooms in your home, no worries, you aren’t the only one. The National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA) recognized consumers’ need of guidance and implemented a plan of action.
Tuesday NEMA released The 5 Ls of Lighting: The Consumer’s Guide to Choosing Energy-Efficient Lighting. The educational guide is a how-to on transitioning to energy efficient lighting options. According to the press release, “The 5 Ls of Lighting provides a brief overview of the fundamental information about the new lighting energy efficiency standards that roll out nationwide starting January 2012 and that began in California in January of this year. The five Ls in the title stand for location, lumens, light bulbs, label, and law.” It provides consumers with the knowledge needed to take advantage of the new light bulb technologies.
To download your copy of the 5 Ls of Lighting visit www.lightbulboptions.org.