Multimedia intern, Executive Office of Energy and Environmental Affairs (EEA)
The Sponsors of Mass Save, including Cape Light Compact, National Grid, NSTAR, Unitil and Western Massachusetts Electric Company have created the ENERGY STAR LIGHTS catalog to offer discounted energy-efficient products. This online catalog offers the latest technology available, along with the best selling ENERGY STAR® qualified lighting products that can save you money and energy, and help protect the environment.
Every ENERGY STAR qualified item in this catalog is offered at prices that reflect instant rebates; that means no mail-in rebates or paper coupons! For shopping ease, the savings are reflected in the prices shown throughout the catalog – just compare the pre-rebate prices with the price you'll pay and the savings really add up. For example, there are discounts of $1.25 to $6.00 off compact fluorescent bulbs, $15 off compact fluorescent fixtures, and $8.60 to as much as $25.00 off qualifying LED products. By making smart choices you can manage your energy costs, enhance the value and comfort of your home, and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Please visit E Star Lights for the expansive catalog selection of energy-efficient products.
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