Lighting Program


Make the switch to ENERGY STAR® certified lighting and save.

Get instant, in-store discounts when you buy select ENERGY STAR certified lighting at participating retailers.

Save up to $2.25 per bulb on Select ENERGY STAR Certified CFLs

Compact fluorescent light bulbs (CFLs) use about 75% less energy, last up to 10 times longer than standard incandescent bulbs and can save as much as $40 in energy costs over the bulb's lifetime.*

Today's CFLs come in many sizes, shapes and shades. To help you choose the right bulb for your fixtures, use The ENERGY STAR Choose a Light Guide.

Participating Retailers: Adkin, American Hardware Supply, American Home & Hardware, Big Lots, Chestertown Lumber, Denton Hardware, Do It Best, Dollar Tree, ES Hubbert & Son Inc., Future Builder Supply, Lowe’s, Price and Gannon, Rommel’s Ace Home Center, Sam’s Club, The Home Depot, Village Hardware & Garden Center, Walgreens, and Walmart.

Save $10 on Select ENERGY STAR Certified CFL and LED Fixtures

With ENERGY STAR certified light fixtures, you'll enjoy energy cost savings, less frequent bulb replacement and a 2-year warranty.* Certified fixtures come in many decorative styles and offer convenient features, including automatic daylight shutoff and motion sensors.

Participating Retailers: Lowe's and The Home Depot (LED Fixture)

Save up to $10 on Select ENERGY STAR Certified LED Bulbs

LEDs, or light emitting diodes, are a rapidly evolving technology that produces light in a whole new way. ENERGY STAR certified LEDs last a minimum of 25,000 hours, or 22 years based on 3 hours of use per day, and use at least 75% less energy than incandescent lighting.* They also are durable, versatile and come with a 3-year warranty.

Participating Retailers: Lowe's, Sam’s Club, The Home Depot, and Walmart.

Find a participating lighting retailer near you.

*Source:, 2011


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These programs support the EmPOWER Maryland Energy Efficiency Act.