Need a light bulb? Study this guide first
Now, not only are light bulbs sold everywhere, some stores have rows and rows to choose from and there are even specialty stores for just the Thomas Edison invention. Cree, a leading maker of LED light bulbs, has put together an LED bulb overview to help consumers read the label on light bulb boxes and choose the right one for specific needs, including cost. The numbers to identify light output of bulbs is measured differently; it's now in lumens instead of watts. Brightness is the key word you're looking for here and that is the lumens measurement: the higher the number, the brighter the light.