## What is a 23 watt bulb equivalent to?

A 1600-lumen LED bulb is the equivalent brightness for the 23-watt CFL bulb.

**What does watt size mean?**

Watts measure the rate of power at a particular moment in time. A watt-hour measures the rate of power over a specific period of time – one hour. Simply put, one watt-hour is equal to one watt of power flow over an hour. So, a 5-watt LED light bulb left on for one hour has used 5 watt-hours of energy.

**How bright is 15 watts?**

LED light bulbs for general use around the home will typically have a wattage between 5W-15W, and will emit between 300-500 lumens. Some outdoor floodlights emit in excess of 20,000lm.

### What wattage should a bedroom be?

For a bedroom, look for a light bulb that has a lumen rating of around 800, which is roughly equivalent to a 60-watt traditional incandescent bulb, or lower. At this brightness level, you’ll have enough light to read by, but it won’t make you feel more alert when you’re winding down at bedtime.

**How many watts is a 23 watt CFL?**

Some of the most common CFL wattage equivalents are 13 watt CFL (equivalent to 60 watt incandescent) and 23 watt CFL (equivalent to 100 watt incandescent).

**How bright is a 40 watt LED bulb?**

A standard 40W bulb is equal to 400+ lumens, which represents the brightness of a bulb. Typically, the higher the wattage, the higher the lumens, and the more light output.

#### What is a 25 watt LED bulb equivalent to?

Compare wattage

Traditional bulb1 | Halogen2 | LED |
---|---|---|

25 watts | 15 watts | 2 watts |

40 watts | 25 watts | 5 watts |

60 watts | 40 watts | 7 watts |

75 watts | 45 watts | 9 watts |

**Is a 40W bulb bright?**

A lumen measures the amount of light that comes from a bulb, also known as light bulb brightness. A standard 40W bulb is equal to 400+ lumens, which represents the brightness of a bulb.

**How many watts does a ceiling light need?**

As a general guideline, overhead lighting should not exceed 100 watts, which will give intense lighting and should be sufficient for most applications. However, a lower-wattage light like 75 or 60 watts might be a better choice if it stays on for a long time.

## What wattage should my bathroom be?

Light Intensity In terms of watts, typically you’ll want bulbs with the equivalent of at least 60 watts for sufficient bathroom lighting. If your bathroom is very large, or you prefer it brighter, you might want to use 75-watt-equivalent bulbs, however.