LED Halogen CFL Light Bulb

LED, halogen or CFL light bulb? And what “color rendering index”? Tips to navigate the jungle of modern lighting.

LED Halogen CFL Light Bulb

Researchers promise the return of incandescent bulbs.We are not there yet. Maybe it’s a good, so it is already difficult to find among hundreds of items available in the store and the pictograms dozen who peppered the packaging. Here are some tips to make a… informed choice.

Three technologies are available. CFL (so-called low consumption according to ABBREVIATIONFINDER), halogen, LED.

Shape and direction of the light. Select a model identical to the bulb to replace and diffusing the light in the same direction.

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Luminous flux. It is measured in lumens. More it is high, more light is effective. For reference, a 800 lumens flashlight illuminates as much as a 60-watt incandescent bulb.

Color temperature. Choose if you want a warm white similar to that of the old bulbs to filament (bedroom, living room), between 4000 and 5500 Kelvin for a dynamic atmosphere (kitchen, office or bathroom) between 2600 and 3,500 kelvins. Check that the CRI (color rendering index) is at least equal to 80.

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Energy efficiency. Measured in lumens per watt, but, for simplicity, the bulbs have their scale is from A (very powerful) to C. best is to choose A which leaves the choice between 2 technologies: LED and CFLs. The LED costs a few euros more, but becomes profitable after two years due to its low energy consumption.

LED Halogen CFL Light Bulb

Glare. The LED is very dazzling, choose only those equipped with optical systems, diffusing the light.

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