Jan 10, 2018

US Department of EnergyThe U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Solid-State Lighting Program has released a new report that estimates the installed stock, energy use and lumen production of all general-illumination lighting products operating in the U.S. in 2015. The third such report issued by DOE since 2002, it provides the baseline that helps DOE plan its R&D program, and is used by both governmental and nongovernmental organizations for planning and evaluating lighting opportunities as well as additional research efforts.

Estimates in the new U.S. Lighting Market Characterization (LMC) were based on building-lighting audits, industry surveys, national lighting product shipment data, and interviews with lighting professionals and subject matter experts.

Among the key findings:

For a closer look at the findings, download the full report.