Choose the right bulb for your home

Choose the right bulb for your home
October 8, 2014

We’ve all stood in the supermarket looking at light bulbs, found the wattage we are after, done a price comparison and chosen the cheapest. However, you can often find that cheaper bulb doesn’t do the lighting job you want it to, and it needs to be replaced sooner.

Philips has created a shopper’s guide on how to differentiate between bulbs. Here is their at-a-glance guide:

Philips Choose The Right Bulb DL brochure-6 web

Incadescent – Last well for up to 1000hrs
Eco Classic – a step up from incandescent with a lifespan of up to 2000hrs
Tornado CFLi – can handle power surges and has a lifespan of up to 8000hrs
LEDblub – top of the line and will last up to 15000hrs. This bulb will also save you around $250.00 over its lifetime.


To learn more click here.

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