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125 Watt Incandescent Equivalent, 32 Watt, 120 Volt Warm White Spiral CFL Bulb

SKU: 156398 | Ordering Code: EL/mdT 32

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Product Details

Brand

Philips

Energy Used

A rating, expressed in watts, to indicate the rate at which a lamp consumes energy. Also known as wattage value.
 
Energy Used
32 Watts

Volts

A measure of "electrical pressure" between two points. The voltage specification of an incandescent lamp is the electrical "pressure" required to drive it at its designed point. The "voltage" of a ballast (e.g. 120 V) refers to the line voltage coming from the power source and is connected to the ballast.
 
Volts
120

Bulb Shape

The description of the general appearance of a lamp/bulb consists of a letter(s) followed by a number. The letter indicates the shape of the bulb and the number relates to the diameter of the bulb in eighths of an inch. For example, a common household bulb is the A-19. The bulb is "A" shape and the diameter would be nineteen 8ths of an inch, or 2 3/8".
 
Bulb Shape
Spiral

Base

The end (or ends) of the lamp that fits into the socket.
 
Base
Medium (E26)

Diameter (in)

Light bulbs: a measurement of a bulb's width taken at the widest point of the bulb. Fixtures: the measurement across the widest point of a circular fixture.
 
Diameter (in)
2.76

Length (in)

Also referred to as "Maximum Overall Length" (MOL). For light bulbs, it measures the length of a light bulb, from the top of the bulb to the bottom of the base or pins and is typically expressed in inches. For light fixtures and ballasts, it applies to the total horizontal length of the item.
 
Length (in)
5.62

Average Rated Life (hr)

A measurement of the average length of time, between first use and the point when 50% of the lamps tested have stopped functioning, , using an operating cycle of 3 hours on, 20 minutes off.
 
Average Rated Life (hr)
12000

Brightness (Lumens)

A rating of the inital light output of a bulb, rated after 100 hrs of operation. Lumens are a measure of how much light falls on one square foot of area, one foot away from the light source.
 
Brightness (Lumens)
2400

CRI

Color Rendering Index is an international system used to rate a lamp's ability to render object colors. The higher the CRI (based upon a 0-100 scale) the richer and more accurately colors generally appear. CRI differences among lamps are not usually visible to the eye unless the difference is more than 3-5 points.
 
CRI
82

Color Temperature (Kelvin)

An expression of the hue of the light emitted, measured in degrees Kelvin. Usually expressed by a four digit number followed by (k), such as 2700k. Higher temperatures indicate whiter, "cooler" colors, while lower temperatures indicate yellower, "warmer" colors. Some common Kelvin temperature benchmarks are 2700k (warm white), 3500k (neutral white), 4100k (cool white), 5000k (bright white), and 6500k (daylight).
 
Color Temperature (Kelvin)
2700K

Energy Star Qualified

Energy Star is a program created jointly by the U.S, Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy to help people save money and protect the environment by using energy-efficient electronics and appliances. Energy Star-qualified devices use less energy without compromising functionality.
 
Energy Star Qualified
Yes

Bulb Technology

The technology implemented by the bulb, e.g. incandescent, halogen, LED
 
Bulb Technology
CFL

Bulb Finish

The surface finish of a bulb, which may affect the quality of the light emitted.
 
Bulb Finish
Opaque

Bulb Color

The color of the light produced by a bulb
 
Bulb Color
Warm White
Description
 
Reviews
 
Q & A

Philips brand ENERGY STAR Qualified 32 Watt compact fluorescent lamp. Warm white color and high color rendering mean you'll never know the difference, at least until you get your electric bill.

  • Outstanding energy efficiency - provides equivalent light to many 125 Watt incandescent lamps while using only 32 Watts of electricity

  • Outstanding life - 12,000 hour rated life is five to ten times as long as most incandescent lamps

  • Outstanding value - replace your existing lamps with more energy efficient technology, at a competitive price

NOT RECOMMENDED for use in enclosed fixtures or for use with control devices such as sensors or dimmers, may shorten lamp life.

REVIEW SNAPSHOT®

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Philips125 Watt Incandescent Equivalent, 32 Watt, 120 Volt Warm White Spiral CFL Bulb
 
5.0

(based on 1 review)

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5.0

Lasted FIVE YEARS!

By aerolark

From Southold, NY

About Me Picky About Lighting, Quality Oriented, Value Oriented

Verified Buyer

Pros

  • Bright
  • Long Life
  • Reduces Energy Costs

Cons

  • A bit pricey

Best Uses

  • Hard-to-reach Fixtures
  • Kitchen

Comments about Philips 125 Watt Incandescent Equivalent, 32 Watt, 120 Volt Warm White Spiral CFL Bulb:

We put these bulbs in overhead fixtures in our somewhat dark kitchen for general lighting. I had a hard time finding a CFL bright enough to do the job. There are only two vintage Halo fixtures with white glass lenses/diffusers - tricky to get enough light through the translucent glass.

The lights are on EVERY DAY from dusk till bedtime. That varies with the season: maybe two hours in summer, maybe six or seven in winter.

However, one burned out after FIVE YEARS of use! WOW!

When it burned out, I bought two to replace both bulbs because:
1 - Both bulbs are used equally and the other would probably burn out shortly after the first.
2 - As CFLs age, they get dimmer and I wanted the light to be even.

Bottom line:
These bulbs were "pricey" but a great value.

  • Primary use:
  • Personal

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