Candlepower and lumens are both measurements of light, but they measure different qualities of light. Convert candlepower to lumens by multiplying the amount of candlepower by 12.57. The resulting figure is the equivalen... More » Science Measurements

To convert watts to lumens, first find out the efficacy rating, which is in lumens per watt. The formula for this conversion is lumens = watts x (lumens per watt). More » Science Measurements

Convert lumens to watts with the following formula: Watts = Lumens / (Lumens per Watt), or W = lm / (lm/W). The number of lumens per watt is dependent on the type of light and the manufacturer. Incandescent light bulbs a... More » Science Measurements
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To use a watts-to-lumens conversion table or calculator, such as those at or, find the type of light source on the table or calculator, and then find the lumens associated with the wattage rating ... More » Science Measurements

A 100-watt incandescent bulb gives off 1,600 lumens. Watts measure the electrical energy required to light a bulb, while lumens are a measure of the brightness of the light produced. More » Science Measurements

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The best LED bulbs for home use provide 800-1100 lumens of brightness in a warm white hue. These parameters will best mimic the light given off by standard home incandescent bulbs. More » Home & Garden Decor Lighting