LEDs. As this issue of A|L Residential makes evident, the technology is barreling into the domestic realm-with not unappealing results, if the products featured on page 14 are any indication. 'A New Line of Residential LEDs' (below) confirms that at least a few manufacturers see the home as the next frontier for products incorporating this source, in large part because of their energy-saving potential. For the same reason, fluorescent has been gaining on incandescent in home applications, comprising the largest contributor to the growth in residential lighting sales, according to Business Trend Analysts 2005/2006 outlook for the U.S. lighting fixtures industry. While LED technology has a way to go before it offers homeowners the functionality of fluorescent, the fact that the manufacturing community is beginning to consider this an area for exploration suggests exciting choices down the road for the light-savvy, energy-conscious consumer. emilie sommerhoff