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EnergyStar BenefitsPage Benefits of ENERGY STAR® Qualified ProductsReplacing the five most frequently used light fixtures in your home, or the light bulbs in them, with ENERGY STAR qualified ones could save you about $60 each year in energy costs.

ENERGY STAR qualified light fixtures:

  • Use 2/3 less energy (than standard incandescent fixtures)
  • Come with long-lasting pin-based bulbs that last up to 10 times longer than standard incandescent bulbs
  • Offer automatic daylight shut-off and motion-sensing features on outdoor fixtures
  • Generate 70% less heat than incandescent light fixtures
  • ENERGY STAR qualified fixtures must have a 2-year manufacturer warranty (double the industry standard)
  • Do not hum, buzz, or flicker

ENERGY STAR qualified light bulbs:

  • Use at least 2/3 less energy (than incandescent bulbs)
  • Last about 4 years – at least 6 times longer than incandescent lighting
  • Come in different shapes and sizes, including spiral and globe, to fit in most residential fixtures
  • Are convenient in hard-to-reach or high-use fixtures, as they need replacing less often
  • Generate 70% less heat than incandescent light bulbs
  • ENERGY STAR qualified bulbs offer a 2-year manufacturer warranty (double the industry standard)
  • Do not hum, buzz, or flicker

Visit the Pegasus Lighting website to browse the ENERGY STAR lighting products that we offer.

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Tom FarinTom Farin is the founder of Pegasus Lighting. Dr. Farin has been in the field of lighting since 1987. He has extensive training and experience in lighting, physics, mathematics and education, acquired at the undergraduate level, in graduate school, and in the field. It is Dr. Farin's interest and expertise in education that has driven the overall design of the www.PegasusLighting.com site - with its heavy emphasis on lighting terminology, lighting techniques, and thorough information on each lighting product.

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 Posted by on July 1, 2009 at 10:00 am

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