GE 80893 15-Watt CFL Self-Ballasted Reflector R30 Soft White - Facilities, Color Rendering Index (CRI): 82, Color Temperature: 2,700 K, Equivalent Wattage: 65 W, Initial Lumens [Nom]: 750.00, Input Current: 0.2300 A, Input Voltage: 120 V, Maximum Overall Length (MOL): 5.5000 in, Mercury Content: 3.500 mg, Nominal Initial Lumens per Watt: 50, Nominal Length: 5.500 in, Picograms of Mercury: 466.7 pg, Product Technology: Compact Fluorescent, Rated Life [Nom]: 10,000-Hours, Starting Temperature [Min]: -15 -DegreeC, Wattage: 15GE Compact Fluorescent lamps (CFL) offer many advantages that include cost savings, extra long life, light output, and color rendering. With this CFL you'll get dramatic energy cost savings. up to 77 percent vs. incandescent lamps of comparable light output. The extra long life. most last 8 to 10 times longer, and some last up to 20 times longer, than standard incandescent lamps. High light output comparable to, and in many cases exceeding incandescent lamps replaced. Excellent color rendering. rare earth tri-phosphor provides such high-quality color you won't believe it's fluorescent. Many lamps use amalgam technology which provides stable lumen performance when operated in any position, over a wider, range of ambient temperatures. For product questions regarding GE Lighting products, please call GE Hotline 1-800-435-4448, Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. EST Follow the recording prompts or ‘stay on the line’ to speak directly to a customer service rep.
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Amazon pages says that the bulb is dimmable, but I ordered a bunch of these bulbs for dimmable fixtures in a new house, and printed on the bulb is "not for a dimmable fixture." Testing the bulbs confirmed this.
I was wanting a greener alternative to regular indoor flood lights and bought 12 of them. My lights are recessed into 20 foot cielings, so I hired someone to install them. They work fine after about 1/4 hour, but in the mean time they shed a dusky light that is not even safe for descending my stairs. Hope this technology improves before I hire my bulb installers again!
We had over 600 standard R30 flood lights (incandescents) in one of our buildings. About a third of these are on 24/7, and the rest are only off for 6-10 hrs a day in off-peak energy bill hours. In other words, they were costing us a lot of money. So I started looking into finding a CFL (compact fluorescent) I could replace them with. I went through a number of different companies, getting samples from each: Satco, Prolume, Litetronics, TCP, and a few names I don't recall. I tested them out in the spaces and each of these had some odd light characteristics. They were either cooler than 2700K (regular bulb's color "temperature", or gave off a greenish light, or made one's skin look a sort of death-grey. Each was obviously off the mark. Finally I got these GE 80893 bulbs and installed six of them. The light quality (known as "CRI", or color rendering index) was markedly better. Whereas all the others failed, this one was a clear winner. These were front-of-house spaces and the lights...
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