Shopping for light bulbs is not always a walk in the park. After you determine the bulb size/style to fit your light fixture, you have a number of factors to think about. How much light output do you need? Is it okay to choose a light bulb that gives off a lot of heat? What about expected lifetime – how long before you will have to purchase a replacement?

In this infographic, you will be able to compares fluorescent, halogen, incandescent, LED, xenon, and even candle light sources as well as understand the differences between the many options out there.

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Choosing a Light Source

Irma Wallace

Irma Wallace

Co-founder and Vice President of SearchRank, responsible for many of the day to day operations of the company. She is also founder of The Arizona Builders’ Zone, a construction / home improvement portal.

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