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10 Components of Proper Bulb Selection

Getting any one of them wrong will produce an undesirable outcome.

Use the Experts at Maris Lighting. Make it easy. Get it right.

Base – E12, E17, E26, Gu10, Gu14, G4, G5.3, G6.35 etc.

Determined by your fixture

Voltage – 12, 120, 240, 277 etc.

Determined by your fixture and building wiring

Shape – A, B, C, F, G, JC, JCD, S, St, T etc.

Determined by designer preference, bulb availability and fixture requirements

Size – 6, 7, 9, 10, 12, 15, 17, 19, 20, 21, 30, 38, 40 etc.

Determined by designer preference, bulb availability and fixture requirements

Lumen Output – 250, 450, 800, 11, 1600 etc.

Determined by hotel brand standards, designer preference, bulb availability

and fixture requirements

Kelvin Color – 2000, 2200, 2400, 2700, 3000, 3500, 4000, 5000, 6000 etc.

Determined by hotel brand standards, designer preference and bulb availability

Finish – Clear, Frost, White, Amber etc.

Determined by designer preference and bulb availability

Dimmability – Yes, No, Special Needs.

Determined by designer preference and bulb availability

Intended Fixture – Open Fixture, Enclosed Fixture, Damp Location etc.

Project Location – California or Not California

(Bulbs used in California require special certifications)