LED Lighting Making Inroads, DOE Finds

Among the major findings, the report showed that in 2012, about 49 million installations relied on LED technology, with LED A-type lamps leading the way.  LED directional lamps are providing the greatest energy savings of the nine application categories despite there being more A-type installations.

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) issued its results from a new study summarizing the current U.S. lighting market and the progress of LEDs in penetrating mainstream lighting applications. The study puts numbers on what anecdotally looks like the beginning of a major shift in the lighting market.

The report, titled “Adoption of Light-Emitting Diodes in Common Lighting Applications,” presents the findings for nine major lighting applications where light-emitting dio

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