What Are Map Lamps?

Answer A map lamp is a small light you use in your car to provide you with a small focused beam of light. A map lamp costs anywhere between $10 and $50, depending on varying features. No matter what lamp ... Read More »

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How much longer do fluorescent lamps last than incandescent lamps?

According to, a compact fluorescent lightbulb (CFL) lasts about 10 times longer than an incandescent one. notes that a 13-watt CFL can burn for 10,000 hours, whereas an inca... Read More »

Can one use 20W fluorescent tube lamps as a substitute to 40W lamps?

Yes they will work if they fit the fixture.... They will only draw the 20 watts they need to operate, so No, you will not blow the 20W lamps.... Ensure however that the lamps you will be using are ... Read More »

Par Lamps Vs. Reflector Lamps?

Reflector lamps are incandescent bulbs having internal aluminized reflectors that project light out the end. The common wattages are 30 to 120 watts. They are used for track lighting and recessed d... Read More »

What does'biax'mean on lamps?

"Biax" is a product name for a line of compact fluorescent bulbs made by General Electric. Biax bulbs are designed for both fluorescent and incandescent light fixtures. General Electric boasts Biax... Read More »