Very bright low energy bulbs

  Graham. 20:55 04 Sep 2007
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In Homebase, I saw a bulb in a display that seemed much brighter than normal. Would this be a 'Daylight' bulb? Couldn't see any for sale.

  Stuartli 18:36 09 Sep 2007

Did you actually ask a member of staff?

  Graham. 19:11 09 Sep 2007

No, it was the first day, they were all busy.

Found this click here

  Graham. 19:17 09 Sep 2007
  wiz-king 20:36 09 Sep 2007

I have been using similar 'straight' tubes for several years at work, most people prefer them.
Not very 'green' though as they are imported from the USA.

  FreeCell 15:12 10 Sep 2007

Daylights are not necessarlily brighter but have a different colour temperature being a more blue colour than standard lamps.

Can be "green" as well click here=

  Graham. 08:18 12 Sep 2007

I ordered two 30W Daylights from Ricam (link above) late on Monday. They arrived at 7:55 today. Can't wait for it to go dark!

  tobyjug472002 11:42 13 Sep 2007

I use low wattage bulbs all over my meagre flat, if anyone is a bit skint like me they sure ease the burden of electricity prices these day, ive 2 spare should anyone want them..i believe, without looking they are 60 watt...11 watts imput..save the ozone layer...think the world has left it too long for that though.

  Graham. 14:36 13 Sep 2007

Too bight in the floor lamp when watching TV. My neighbour has snapped them up for his model painting.

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