What will happen if put a light bulb in a light with the incorrect wattage?

Answer 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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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 »

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 »

What would happen if you illuminate your house plants with a green light bulb?

Oh my God. I am taking biology and the lab has these post lab questions and in page 129 has the very same question you are asking. What a coincidence that we are both trying to answer this specific... Read More »

What would happen if you use a 300W regular light bulb in a table lamp that says 100W maximum?

Answer 1 If you are lucky, it may last long enough for you to get it turned back off, or pull the plug out of the socket.ALL electrical devices are designed to safely carry only a specified amount ... Read More »