Lighting Associations and Organizations

American Lighting Association (ALA)

The American Lighting Association (ALA), headquartered in Dallas, Texas, is the trade organization of the residential lighting industry in the U.S., Canada and the Caribbean. Our members are lighting manufacturers, showrooms, independent manufacturers’ representatives, designers and other industry associates who work to promote the sale and proper use of quality lighting products in the home.

LUMEN Coalition

Lighting Understanding For a More Efficient Nation (LUMEN) is an ad hoc consortium of organizations and professionals united to facilitate consumer educated energy-efficient lighting decisions.

Illuminating Engineering Society

The Illuminating Engineering Society of North America (IES) is the recognized technical authority on illumination. For over 100 years; its objective has been to communicate information on all aspects of good lighting practice to its members, to the lighting community, and to consumers, through a variety of programs, publications, and services.
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Lighting Certifications

Underwriters Laboratory (UL)

Underwriters Laboratories® partners with manufacturers to provide safe products to consumers through UL testing, certification and follow-up audits.

Energy Star

ENERGY STAR is a joint program of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy helping us all save money and protect the environment through energy efficient products and practices.

Lighting Facts

Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Lighting Facts is a voluntary pledge program to assure that LED lighting products are represented accurately in the market.

Energy Efficiency and Recycling

The Department of Energy (DOE)

The Department of Energy's overarching mission is to advance the national, economic, and energy security of the United States; to promote scientific and technological innovation in support of that mission; and to ensure the environmental cleanup of the national nuclear weapons complex.

The Alliance to Save Energy

The Alliance to Save Energy is a nonprofit organization that promotes energy efficiency worldwide through research, education and advocacy. We encourage business, government, environmental and consumer leaders to use energy efficiency as a means to achieve a healthier economy, a cleaner environment and greater energy security.

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is a government agency concerned with the American environment and its impact on human health. It was founded in 1970 under Richard Nixon in response to growing environmental concerns among Americans, and often works with other agencies to achieve optimal results. The EPA is responsible for establishing and enforcing environmental standards under measures like the Clean Air Act, and employs 18,000 people all over the United States to support its aims. In addition, the EPA carries out research, helps to fund education initiatives, and helps to support voluntary pollution reduction schemes around the United States.
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