Watt are lumens? | Low Energy Consultancy

Watt are lumens?

Since the ban on incandescent lightbulbs in 2012, the way we shop for lightbulbs has changed. As low-wattage, energy efficient light bulbs like CFL’s and LED’s have become the norm, the focus has become less on wattage alone.

With energy efficient bulbs, lumens are a more accurate measurement to determine how bright the light will be. The table below shows the comparisons between lumens and watts for different bulb types.

(source: http://www.thelightbulb.co.uk/resources/lumens_watts/)