Halogens are the least well known of the up and coming energy efficient bulbs on the market. If you've ever been in a gymnasium or natatorium and flipped on the lights, you'll notice it takes a few minutes to reach full lightness. Halogens are now available in a wide range of bulbs and are being used to replace those energy sucking incandescent bulbs.
*Vastly improved efficiency
*Pleasing white light
*Beam control - i.e. they work well in recessed fixtures.
To watch out for:
*More expensive than traditional incandescents
*Hot to the touch
*Known to have relatively short rated life"
Information from Lighting 2011
Mon, July 18, 2011
by Cindy Aplanalp filed under