The following table compares the amount of electricity (Watts)required to produce a given amount of light (Lumens) for Incandescent Light Bulbs and Compact Fluorescent (CFL) Light Bulbs.
You will notice that the electricity required by the CFL bulbs is approximately 75% less than that of Incandescent Bulbs.
|Fluorescent Wattage||Incandescent Wattage||Average Lumens|
|4-7 Watts||25 Watts||300|
|9-11 Watts||40 Watts||450|
|13-16 Watts||60 Watts||800|
|18-20 Watts||75 Watts||1,100|
|22-25 Watts||100 Watts||1,500|
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