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 How much energy does a light bulb consume?

Answer A light bulb's watts tells you how much electricity it consumes in an hour: a 100-watt bulb uses 100 watts per hour. A kilowatt-hour (kWh) is kilowatts used per hour (utility companies charge by ki... Read More »
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Is it okay to use a higher than recommended light bulb wattage if it is a CFL low energy bulb?

The maximum watts requirement has to do with heat. All bulbs give off heat. The higher the wattage, the more heat is created. Complying with the recommendation prevents fires.CFL bulbs are marked w... Read More »
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Why is my energy saver (spiral) light bulb flickering even after the light is turned off?

Well, most of the time, when you hear about a CFL bulb flickering, it is happening when the light is turned on, and just not getting enough power to operate - such as when one is placed in a light ... Read More »
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Can you safely use a 20watt energy saving electric light bulb in a light fitting rated for 75watt standard?

As others have implied without stating outright, the rating of the light fitting is down to the amount of heat it can safely disperse. Most of the energy a normal light bulb uses is wasted as heat ... Read More »
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How much energy does it take to light a 60-watt light bulb for an hour?

The amount of energy a device uses is measured in watts. So a 60 watt light bulb will use 60 watts of electricity. However, the amount of electricity used over a period of time is typically measure... Read More »
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