California Energy Commission
The California Energy Commission's website contains information on lighting choices that save money and make homes brighter and more comfortable. Information is also available on how Enhanced Automation can help businesses lower energy costs and improve building operations.
How to Select Lighting Controls for Offices and Public Buildings
The United States Department of Energy (DOE)'s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) prepared a comprehensive document on How to Select Lighting Controls for Offices and Public Buildings.
Lighting Research Group
United States Department of Energy (DOE)'s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory is home to the Lighting Research Group, where you can find the latest developments in windows, lighting, and glazing systems that use, convert, and store energy more efficiently and with less environmental impact.
Operated by interLight, Lightsearch.com offers a database of lighting companies and product information and provides Light Guides with environmental information, including U.S. energy legislation and minimum efficacy standards.
Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute's Lighting Research Center
RPI's Lighting Research Center offers objective information about lighting technologies, applications, and products. See especially Solid-State Lighting as an energy-efficient alternative to incandescent lamps in traffic signals, flashlights, and other applications.
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