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Philips California Approved 55 Watt, 120 Volt BT15 Halogen Clear Bulb

SKU: 213785 | Ordering Code: BC55BT15/HAL/CL (120V)

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Philips brand halogen post-lamp with medium base. 55 Watts and 120 volts for moderate power and light.  Energy Efficient Alternative to a 60 Watt lamp.

  • Specifically Meets CA Energy Commission Standards

  • Clear, glass for decorative appearance and  brighter light

  • Halogen lamps provide brighter, whiter light than incandescent bulbs, while maintaining outstanding color rendering

  • Warm white color perfect for creating a more inviting atmosphere

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Energy Used

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


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.


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

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

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)

Bulb Finish

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

Bulb Technology

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

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)

Class and Filament

A designation used to describe the shape or structure of the filament in an incandescent or halogen light bulb. Most commonly used for specialty products like rough service and antique replica lamps.
Class and Filament
C, C-8

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)

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)


Indicates whether a bulb can be dimmed in conjunction with a suitable dimmer control.


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PhilipsCalifornia Approved 55 Watt, 120 Volt BT15 Halogen Clear Bulb

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A Great Bulb For Outdoor Fixtures

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  • Bright
  • Long Life
  • Reduces Energy Costs
  • Runs Cool


    Best Uses

    • Outdoors

    Comments about Philips California Approved 55 Watt, 120 Volt BT15 Halogen Clear Bulb:

    Long lasting in oudoor fixtures and are not effected by weather.

    My order was filled promptly nad product arrived in good order.

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    • Personal

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