Things to Consider Before buying LED Bulbs - Lumen
If you are using standard watts to shop for bulbs, start considering lumens instead. Here are some pointers to consider when shopping for light bulbs:
What is a Lumen?
Lumens are one of the most important factors when buying a light bulb. It's a measure of brightness. Basically more lumen equals more brightness. Watts are simply the power that performs the work or generate heat. Hence that LEDs require less watts (or power) to light up a bulb. With new technology emerging, some light bulbs use very low wattage for the same light output.
Lumens to Watt:
|More Lumens = More Light|
|Incandescent Equivalent||Lumens||LED Wattage||Fluorescent Wattage||Halogen Wattage|
||1600||Up to 22 W||Up to 26 W||Up to 72 W|
|75 W||1100||Up to 20 W||Up to 23 W||Up to 53 W|
|60 W||800||Up to 12 W||Up to 15 W||Up to 43 W|
|40 W||450||Up to 9 W||Up to 11 W||Up to 29 W|
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