You’ll find that you have several options to consider when selecting what type of lighting you should use in your home.
When selecting energy-efficient lighting, it’s a good idea to understand basic lighting terms and principles. Also, it helps to explore your lighting options for indoors and/or outdoors if you haven’t already. This will help narrow your selection.
Types of lighting include:
• Fluorescent lighting
• High-intensity discharge lighting
• Incandescent lighting
• Low-pressure sodium lighting
• Outdoor solar lighting
You can use the chart below to compare the different types of lighting:
Information couretesy of EERE