How Many Lumens Do I Need? — 1000Bulbs.com Blog

However, while a definition of lumens is nice, if you're like us, you’re probably asking the real question, “How many lumens do I need to light up my room?” The answer will vary based on the design and color scheme of your room, but here is good rule of thumb, loosely based on the IESNA Lighting Handbook: Floors: 20 Lumens per Square Foot…

How many lumens do you need? - Microsun Lamps

Although lumens and foot candles may seem similar, they are actually different. Given that you’re more likely see the number of lumens on bulb packaging, let’s focus on that measurement. Keep in mind, however, that foot candles are important for determining how many lumens you need in a room, as one foot candle equals one lumen per square foot.…

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3. How many Lumens should a desk lamp have? How many lumens you want from your bulb depends on the purpose of the lamp. For a lamp with a particular task you'll want more lumens. For example, for a reading light you'll probably want at least 450 lumens. 4. Is an LED lamp better than an incandescent lamp for desk use?…

Bedside lamps - how many watts? DIYnot Forums

Sep 03, 2019 · We have a pair of bedside lamps sitting on bedside cabinets and they take 22mm bayonet bulbs. I want a very very dim light from each lamp, just enough to read a book by, not enough to light the room. Energy saver bulbs seem to go as low as 5w (20/25w Comparable Wattage) 200 Lumens but these do not seem dim enough.…