What is a halogen lamp. One halogen lamps done right should save money and produce better lighting in a tight space. Halogen lamps done right above the countertops in a kitchen or office. This is the new lighting design in the houses of today. In old times we used oil lamps. Then gas the elemental light bulbs that may use to much electrical use. So if you are going to lower your electrical bills go shopping for the new and very high priced Halogen Lamps done right in the design of your house. Ken Fisher has a great example of lighting done right.