With creative new options in energy efficient lighting, warm up the kitchen this fall with more than just holiday baking. Efficient Energy Star light fixtures are available in a variety of styles, shapes and colors and now are easier than ever to find.

1.The Portfolio 6-inch Energy Star Mini Pendant Light with Shade ($48.52) is found at Lowe's. This glazed mosaic shade shows different colors of pigmentation that allow light to radiate through its tiles.

2.For a more dramatic upgrade, consider chandeliers with Energy Star efficiency, such as the Nuvo Lighting 60-3 9-Light Empire Energy Star Chandelier Light Fixture ($379-$409.99), a nine-light fixture available in mahogany bronze with champagne linen glass.

3.Go glamorous with the brushed nickel Nuvo Lighting 60-389-Light Odeon Energy Star Chandelier ($759.99), which can be ordered from Lighting Universe. Also available in an aged bronze look, this chandelier is an eye catching accent that makes a powerful impact.

4.For a new take on late 16th century design, the American Fluorescent Salem Collection 6-Light Chandelier ($191.80) from Home Depot achieves timeless style with its black wrought-iron finish and real wax candle diffusers.

5.For sophisticated interest, the oil rubbed bronze Royce Lighting Fulton Mini Pendant ($52), also from Lighting Universe, is made with sepia-tinted glass and has adjustable hanging features. This fixture looks elegant when hung as a pair or as part of a group.

6.Add a splash of unexpected color to the kitchen with the Tali Swirl Cone Glass Mini Pendant ($90). Available at Lighting Universe, it is in two styles including the vibrant purple swirl and a subtle plum cloud.

7. The American Fluorescent Oslo Collection 3-Light Hanging Pendant ($163.80) is available at Home Depot. Its sleek nickel finish and blown white glass work together to create a look that is contemporary chic.