Is 60w bright enough?
60-watt bulb produces 800 lumens of light (most widely used in households)
How many watts of light do I need for my room?
Multiply the width by the length for each room or room segment, if applicable. Multiply the result by 1.5 to determine the estimated watts to sufficiently light a room. For example, for a room 10 feet wide by 12 feet long, multiply 10 times 12 to get 120, then multiply by 1.5 to get 180 watts.
What is a good wattage for LED lights?
Buying LED Lighting: The Short Story
|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+|
Can I use a 40 watt LED bulb in a 25 watt lamp?
customers ask is: “Can I use an LED that has a higher wattage equivalent than my fixture allows?” The simple answer is yes, as long as the LED bulb uses less wattage than your fixture.
Can you use 40W light bulb instead 60W?
As long as you don’t go over the manufacturer’s recommended wattage, you’ll be safe. If your fixture doesn’t have a wattage recommendation, the rule of thumb is to choose bulbs with 60-watts or lower.
How many light bulbs do I need for a room?
Therefore, your room needs a light fixture with a minimum of five lightbulbs or a total of roughly 288 watts (including other lighting sources in the room).