About CFLs

CFLs are among the most efficient light bulbs available today. CFLs use 75% less energy, are cooler to the touch and last up to 10 times longer than standard incandescent bulbs.

Variety Of Bulb Styles

CFLs have come a long way. Today, CFLs are available in many options: style, size, color, light output, wattage, indoor or outdoor. Three-way and dimmable CFLs are also available.


Photo of Spiral CFLPhoto of A Line CFLPhoto of Globe CFLPhoto of PAR CFLPhoto of Reflector CFLPhoto of Candelabra CFL

It’s Easy To Make The Switch From a Standard Bulb To A CFL:

Incandescent
Wattage
Equivalent CFL
Wattage
40 10-11
60 13-16
75 18-23
100 24-29
150 30-42

Disposal and Safety

  • Click here for a list of places that recycle CFLs.
  • Click here for FAQs and instructions on how to dispose of broken bulbs.
  • Click here for an article on CFL safety.