Question

Are there 100 watt LED light bulbs available, for enclosed hanging globe?

Asked by Dorothy Tenney
Middle River, MD

I have a globe light fixture- ceiling-I would like to purchase a 100watt light bulb. Where?

Answer

Sean Lintow Sr

Answered by Sean Lintow Sr

Naperville, IL

SLS Construction & Building Solutions

May 3, 2013

They are not available yet though the industry is working on it.

With that, rather than watts you really should look at the:

  • warmth/coolness of the light,
  • how many lumens it produces, and
  • how it throws (distributes) the light.

I think you might be surprised at the results.

When you tie all the parts together you may find that the light given off by a LED is more than adequate and easier on the eyes.

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