Upgrade your Lighting with these Tips from SCE



Are you planning to upgrade the lighting in your home? Take advantage of these tips from Southern California Edison to maximize your lighting while minimizing your energy spending!


  • Use natural daylight when available for its economic, aesthetic, and environmental benefits.
  • Choose CFLs (compact fluorescent lamps) and LEDs over incandescent bulbs for enhanced efficiency and bulb life.
  • Consider outdoor floodlights as an efficient way to light large outdoor areas.
  • Position outdoor lighting fixtures on rough surfaces with low gloss to minimize glare.
  • Consider solar-powered landscape lights for your yard, which are easy to install and require no wiring.
  • Look for the ENERGY STAR logo, which recognizes top performing options for lighting efficiency.

For more ideas about how to bring energy efficient lighting into your home, please click here.