What wattage of light bulb is best for reading?

Answer 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 »

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 »

How Do I Change the Interior Dome Reading Lamp Light Bulb in a Buick LeSabre?

The interior dome lamp bulb in a Buick LeSabre is located in the center of the roof panel. It is covered by a small, translucent plastic shell that softens the glow from the dome lamp bulb. When th... Read More »

What is the best light for reading?

On One Hand: Some People Prefer Low LightingThe idea that reading in dim light will damage your eyes is a warning passed down through generations of concerned parents. Scientifically, the human ey... Read More »