External Links

Lighting Development and Resources

LRC – Lighting Research Center

IESNA – Illuminating Engineering Society of North America

LCA – Lighting Controls Association

IDA – International Dark-Sky Association

NCQLP – National Council on Qualifications for Light Professionals

DOE – Department of Energy

NLB – National Lighting Bureau

Elumit – The Lighting Search and Specification Tool for Design Professionals



LED Grants and Tax Incentive Resources

Energy-Efficient Mortgages – Federal

Residential Energy Conservation Subsidy Exclusion – (Corporate)  Federal

Residential Energy Conservation Subsidy Exclusion – (Personal)  Federal

Residential Energy Efficiency Tax Credit – Federal

Residential Renewable Energy Tax Credit – Federal

USDA – High Energy Cost Grant Program – Federal

Energy-Efficient Commercial Buildings Tax Deduction

American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009

Tax Break List


Energy Compliance


California Appliance Efficiency Standards

DOE Building Energy Codes Program

NYSERDA – New York State Energy Research and Development Authority

ICC – International Code Council

Energy Star

ASHRAE – American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers

California Title 24 Building Standards

BCAP – Building Codes Assistance Project


Energy Efficency


U.S. Energy Information Administration


Testing and Standards


ANSI – American National Standards Institute

NFPA – National Fire Protection Association

CSA – Canadian Standards Association

UL – Underwriters Laboratories

NEMA – National Electrical Manufacturers Association