If you are looking to find a replacement light bulb, chances are you fill find a “Lighting Facts Label” on the box. This is like nutrition facts label, only with lighting terms. Of course, if you still find yourself lost in translation, feel free to contact us anytime. We are here to help you with all of your lighting needs!
Light Output / Lumens – Measures light output. The higher the number, the more light is emitted.
Watts – Measures the energy required to light the product (LEDs don’t refer to watts for brightness any longer, refer back to lumen output)
Lumens Per Watt – The higher the number, the more efficient the product (look for products 70-120 LPW)
CRI – Measures color accuracy (outdoors or natural sunlight is 100 CRI) Look for CRI with 80+
CCT – Measures Light Color. Cool temperatures are 3600K-5500K (found in commercial applications) and warm temperatures 2700k – 3500K (residential applications)