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## How bright is a 15 watt LED bulb?

LED light bulbs for general use around the home will typically have a wattage between 5W-15W, and will emit between **300-500 lumens**.

## What is a 15 watt LED light equivalent to?

LED light bulbs take energy efficiency to another level, using around 40% less energy than CFL equivalents.

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LED equivalents to CFL light bulbs.

CFL Light Bulb Wattage | LED Equivalent Wattage |
---|---|

15 Watt | 9 Watt |

9 Watt | 5.5 Watt |

5 Watt | 3 Watt |

## What is a good wattage for LED lights?

Buying LED Lighting: The Short Story

LED | FLUORESCENT | |
---|---|---|

ANNUAL OPERATING COSTS | Low | Medium-Low |

LIGHT OUTPUT (WATTS/800 LUMENS) | 6-8W |
13-15W |

COLOR TEMPERATURE | Varies by product; select high-quality LEDs for consistency | Ranges from warm (3,000K) to cool (6,000K) |

COLOR RENDERING INDEX (CRI) | 80-90+ | Most are 60-70+ |

## WHAT LED bulb equals 60 watts?

A 60-watt incandescent light bulb can be replaced with a **10-watt LED**.

## How many lumens is a 15 watt bulb?

Lumens to watts table

Lumens | Incandescent light bulb watts | Fluorescent / LED watts |
---|---|---|

375 lm | 25 W | 6.23 W |

600 lm | 40 W | 10 W |

900 lm |
60 W |
15 W |

1125 lm | 75 W | 18.75 W |

## How can you tell how bright an LED light is?

On packaging, the lumen rating is indicated by a number followed by “lm,” the abbreviation for lumens. **The higher the lumen rating, the brighter the bulb will be**.

## WHAT LED bulb equals 40 watts?

Compare wattage

Traditional bulb^{1} |
Halogen^{2} |
LED |
---|---|---|

40 watts | 25 watts | 5 watts |

60 watts | 40 watts | 7 watts |

75 watts | 45 watts | 9 watts |

100 watts | 60 watts | 12 watts |

## What is a 100 watt bulb in LED?

When you see a label say “100-Watt LED equivalent” that does not mean that the bulb actually uses 100 Watts, it means that it produces **an amount of light equivalent to a 100-Watt incandescent bulb**.

## What is 16 watt LED equivalent?

Equivalent Wattages and Light Output of Incandescent, CFL, and LED Bulbs

Light Output | LEDs | Incandescents |
---|---|---|

450 | 4-5 | 40 |

750-900 | 6-8 | 60 |

1100-1300 | 9-13 | 75-100 |

1600-1800 |
16-20 | 100 |