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ENERGY STAR® Qualified Light Fixtures

Topping the list of “must have’s” this spring are those attractive light fixtures that have earned the ENERGY STAR rating – a distinction that goes to fixtures offering superior quality and the highest level of electricity efficiency available in the marketplace today.

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Now available in all shapes and sizes, you can choose from an ever-growing selection of ENERGY STAR qualified fixtures for every room in your home, including portable ones such as table, desk and floor lamps. Check out the selection of hard-wired options for your porch, dining room, kitchen ceiling and under-cabinet, hallway ceiling and wall, bathroom and even ceiling fans. If you’re thinking about purchasing a ceiling fan with a light fixture, make sure it’s ENERGY STAR qualified. Visit your favourite home centre, lighting showroom or specialty retailer to see what’s in store.

An ENERGY STAR qualified fixture:

  • Uses just 25% of the electricity of standard light fixtures
  • Saves electricity and money on bills and bulb replacements since the bulbs last at least 10,000 hours or about 7 years of regular use –an excellent choice for hard to reach fixtures
  • Has a 2-year warranty; double the industry standard
  • Offers features such as dimming on some indoor models and automatic daylight shut-off and motion sensor on some outdoor models

ENERGY STAR qualified lighting fixtures are bright and warm but use about 75% less energy than standard lighting, produces 75% less heat and lasts up to 10 times longer.

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