2, so clocks will be set back an hour to standard time and the days will become shorter. As we spend more of our waking hours when it's dark outside, lighting becomes more important. Here are some tips about buying energy-efficient bulbs and making the most of interior and exterior lights. Select the right light bulbs (it's more complicated). Energy Trust of Oregon is working with major retailers ( search by zip code ) to offer discounted prices through the end of the year on a variety of Energy Star qualified lighting, including the latest LEDs and compact fluorescent light bulbs, CFLs. These bulbs offer the same warm light as traditional lighting, while using only about one-quarter of the energy. 29, a team of Energy Trust lighting experts will take over the lighting aisle at the Home Depot at 13700 NW Science Park Drive in Portland , to help customers find the right bulbs for rooms based on color tone, shape, size and technology. Make the most of interior lighting:. Lamps Plus , Home Depot and other lighting retailers offer these suggestions to better illuminate interior spaces:. Install table lamps, wall lighting, floor lamps and accent lights. Highlight the seating area with ambient lighting and focus track lights on.
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