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 Is it okay to use a higher than recommended light bulb wattage if it is a CFL low energy bulb?

Answer 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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What wattage of light bulb is best for reading?

The Illuminating Engineering Society determined that the minimum amount of light for reading is 40 foot-candles for a classroom for children. A light fixture mounted on a nine-foot ceiling requires... Read More »
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What will happen if put a light bulb in a light with the incorrect wattage?

Go purchase 75 Watt or lower. The 100's will give off more heat and be brighter, but may cause damage if they are covered or surrounded by material that can handle the heat coming off of 75 watt b... 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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How much energy does a light bulb consume?

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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