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 $1.60 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 and shades. To help you choose the right bulb for your fixtures, use The ENERGY STAR Choose a Light Guide.

Participating Retailers: Dollar Tree, Family Dollar, Giant, Lowe's, Sam's Club, Target, The Home Depot, and Walmart.

Save up to $7 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: American Home & Hardware, Chestertown Lumber, Dollar Tree, E.S. Hubbert & Son Inc., F N Smith Hardware, Family Dollar, Giant, Lowe's, Rommel's Ace Home Center, Sam's Club, Target, The Home Depot, Village Hardware & Garden Center, and Walmart.

Save up to $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, Sam's Club, and The Home Depot

*Source:, 2011

Find a Participating Lighting Retailer

Get an Appliance Rebate

Recycle Your Old Appliance

These programs support the EmPOWER Maryland Energy Efficiency Act.