Strategy Guideline: High Performance Residential Lighting

Research output: NRELSubcontract Report


The Strategy Guideline: High Performance Residential Lighting has been developed to provide a tool for the understanding and application of high performance lighting in the home. The high performance lighting strategies featured in this guide are drawn from recent advances in commercial lighting for application to typical spaces found in residential buildings. This guide offers strategies togreatly reduce lighting energy use through the application of high quality fluorescent and light emitting diode (LED) technologies. It is important to note that these strategies not only save energy in the home but also serve to satisfy the homeowner's expectations for high quality lighting.
Original languageAmerican English
Number of pages81
StatePublished - 2012

Bibliographical note

Work performed by IBACOS, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

NREL Publication Number

  • NREL/SR-5500-53467

Other Report Number

  • DOE/GO-102012-3471


  • accent
  • ambient
  • CCT
  • CFL
  • compact fluorescent
  • energy efficient
  • fluorescent
  • footcandle
  • halogen
  • high performance lighting
  • HPL
  • IES
  • illuminance
  • incandescent
  • LED
  • light color
  • light emitting diodes
  • lighting facts label
  • linear fluorescent
  • Luminaire
  • outdoor lighting
  • reflectors
  • residential


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