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Broad-Based LUMEN Coalition Unveils New Website to ‘Enlighten’ Consumers about Energy-Efficient Lighting
by Lighting Understanding for a More Efficient Nation (LUMEN)

Consumers Can Enjoy More Bulb Choices, More Energy Bill Savings

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Energy-efficient lighting means more options and more savings. The more energy-efficient light bulbs U.S. consumers use in their homes, the greater the savings—$50 to more than $100 a year per household. Those are key messages that the diverse LUMEN coalition—Lighting Understanding for a More Efficient Nation—is conveying to consumers, beginning with today’s launch and website debut.

LUMEN’s primary goal is helping consumers understand the variety of lighting options available to meet their diverse lighting needs and save them money while saving energy. 

LUMEN is spearheaded by the National Electrical Manufacturers Association (NEMA), Alliance to Save Energy (Alliance), and the American Lighting Association (ALA). To date, more than 40 nonprofit energy-efficiency advocacy groups, utilities, lighting manufacturers, and trade associations are participating in the effort. In addition, five government agencies are acting as advisors: the California Energy Commission, Federal Trade Commission (FTC), U.S. Department of Energy, and U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.

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