There are thousands of light bulbs with different types and shapes, each one is designed to suit the best for its' purpose.
The key features to consider while choosing the right bulb:
- Suits its' purpose - we need high wattage, cool white colour temperature bulb to light up the working space and warmer colour bulb with low wattage for a reading lamp.
- Reliable and long-lasting - choose the bulb with well-known brands, that has legal quality & safety standard approval for fast and easy home insurance claim. (just in case)
- Energy Efficient - Low wattage LED bulbs consume less energy compare to CFL or Incandescent bulbs, how ever it usually has lower CRI ratings (<90).
Due to complicated material usage and technology involved, the price for LED bulbs is considerably higher than the other types of bulbs.