Dimmable Compact Fluorescent Bulbs

by Justin Thomas •

Dimmable compact fluorescents are available, they are usually made with “cold cathode” technology. You can find dimmable bulbs here on Amazon. There’s a 12 pack available here, and a dimmable compact fluorescent spotlight here. 1000 Bulbs also sells a wide range of dimmable compact fluorescent bulbs

Colored Compact Fluorescents

by Justin Thomas •

Who knew that compact fluorescents came in colored bulbs too? The yellow ones can be used as bug lights. They also come in other colors too. Available from: Save on Lighting ($9-$11)

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12V Compact Fluorescents (15 or 23 Watt)

by Justin Thomas •

This is a meta-efficient bulb because it is a 12V compact fluorescent. Available in 15-watts, equal to a 60-watt incandescent (880 lumens), or 23-watts, equal to a 100-watt incandescent (1350 lumens). These lights have a warm color (2700K), operate at 14° to 130°, and measure 5.2"L x 2.1" diameter.

Three-Way Compact Fluorescent 120V

by Justin Thomas •

Three-way compact fluorescents are now available. This bulb offers the warm glow of an incandescent in three different wattages: 11, 22 and 33 watts, comparable to 40, 75 and 115 watt of a standard bulb. Available from: Amazon ($11.90)