04 Aug '11, 8pm

Which Efficient Light Bulb Is Right For You?

Which Efficient Light Bulb Is Right For You?

Daniel thinks the light from a Phillips 60-watt equivalent ambient bulb is “warm and buttery.” The bulb comes on instantly and costs about $40. The EcoSmart 40-watt equivalent LED bulb costs about $18 and also comes on instantly. Daniel says the light it emits is more like that of a spotlight. The General Electric Energy Star 40-watt equivalent bulb costs about $35 and also comes on instantly. But Daniel thinks the light isn’t as warm as other bulbs and says the design, with fins on the outside, is a bit unusual. General Electric’s 75-watt equivalent CFL costs less than $7, but it takes a little while to warm up and Daniel says many people believe the light is harsh and gray. The Philips EcoVantage 60-watt equivalent incandescent bulb also costs less than $7, comes on immediately, and produces the same light as a traditional incandescent bulb. It also uses only 43 watts of...

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2011/08/04/which-efficient-light...

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