Lumens

Posted on May 11th, 2017 in category "Tips"

bulbs5Are you still struggling with how much light that LED light bulb is going to give you? The light output of LED is measured in lumens. Our brains have been trained to measure light output in watts. Time to flip the switch in our brains! Here is a simple reference chart to help you with the conversion to lumens.

  • 100 watt incandescent = 1500 lumens
  • 75 watt incandescent  = 1100 lumens
  • 60 watt incandescent = 630 lumens
  • 40 watt incandescent = 490 lumens