CABA Information Series

IS-2010-154: OSRAM SYLVANIA Commercial Lighting Survey Fall 2010

This survey from Osram Sylvania reports on consumer opinions about various lighting technologies. Tungsten, halogen, compact fluorescent lamps, and LED lamps were compared.  Energy efficiency is a top consumer concern along with longevity, and value-for-money.  About 25% of consumers are aware of the U.S. pending policy to phase out 100-Watt tungsten bulbs in January 2012. About 75% of consumer are concerned with the color quality of the light produced.  As of 2009, about 5% of those surveyed used LED lamps in sockets.



























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