WATT DID YOU SAY?

Conversions can be confusing. So let’s cut to the chase.

For residential lamps, here is a simplified chart of how many watts an incandescent bulb uses compared to a CFL and an LED lamp of the same range of lumens.

INCANDESCENT CFL LED
40W 9W-11W 7W
60W 13W-15W 9W
75W 18W-20W 11W-13W
100W 23W-26W 13W-17W