When to Use Daylight or Sunlight Fluorescent Light Bulbs

Fluorescent light bulbs can help you save money. They use a lower wattage while putting out the same amount of light as a traditional bulb, saving energy. They also last longer, saving you money in having to purchase more bulbs. However, it can be confusing as to where to use daylight or sunlight bulbs.

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Daylight and sunlight fluorescent bulbs can help you create natural lighting effects.

For Natural Light

Daylight and sunlight fluorescent bulbs mimic the light of the sun. Because of this, areas where you use a daylight or sunlight bulb will appear to be naturally lit. This natural lighting effect works nearly anywhere in the house, but is especially effective in living rooms, bedrooms, and kitchens.

For Reading

The bright, natural appearance of daylight and sunlight fluorescent bulbs make reading by their light comfortable. Use these bulbs in table lamps where you like to read or work.

For Ambiance

Because natural light, such as daylight and sunlight fluorescent bulbs emit, is generally a soft yet bright light, these bulbs work well when creating ambiance in a room. Use these bulbs in accent lamps or pendant fixtures in cozy rooms with warm colors in order to create an interesting vibe.