Consumer Tests

Update Aug 9: The Swedish consumer tests in this post have been moved to separate pages, with tables updated and 2012 test info added:

Incandescent (1997, 2004)
Halogen (2010, 2011, 2012)
CFL (2009, 2010, 2011, 2012)
LED (2011, 2012)



  1. peter said,

    July 26, 2012 at 3:40 pm

    Interesting, and since massive hyping of replacement LED bulbs going on, given the CFL issues, hopefully there’ll be more on them too
    “…LEDs seem way too cold to visually pass for incandescent replacements, and (dimming) should always be more red, not more blue…”

  2. peter said,

    July 26, 2012 at 4:37 pm

    Light spectral comparisons incandescents – CFLs – LEDs

  3. halogenica said,

    July 27, 2012 at 9:09 pm

    Added another Swedish incandescent bulb test that I found.

  4. halogenica said,

    July 29, 2012 at 5:14 pm

    Added a 2010 halogen test.

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