A Factsheet from Austin Energy's Green Building Program: Lighting

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Fact Sheet

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Electric lighting accounts for up to one-fifth of a home's energy consumption so flipping that switch is not necessarily a trivial matter. There are choices when it comes to selecting light sources, and each has its advantages and disadvantages. Download this fact sheet to learn about:

  • Designing to maximize natural lighting
  • Quality of illumination: glare, uniformity of illumination, and color retention
  • Comparisons of incandescent and fluorescent light sources
  • Wattages
  • Average Rated Life
  • Color Rendering Index
  • Life Cycle cost
  • Advantages, disadvantages and applications

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