2012 is almost upon us and in preparation for the upcoming change in lighting standards the LUMEN (Lighting Understanding For a More Efficient Nation) Coalition gave media an opportunity to see a variety of energy-efficient lighting choices in action in a real home while also rolling out LUMENnow.org. The LUMEN Coalition is an ad hoc consortium of organizations and professionals united to facilitate consumer educated energy-efficient lighting decisions. As a member of the coalition, NEEP has worked with other stakeholders to develop resources that support consumer awareness regarding upcoming federal lighting standards mandated by EISA. LUMENnow.org is a one-stop shop for consumers where they can find information on the myriad lighting choices available, get guidance on just which bulb to choose and figure out the difference between watts and lumens. Check it out today!