CREE A19 40 watt replacement

CREE A19 40 watt replacement

40 Watt Bulb Equivalent

The CREE 40W Replacement A19 Soft White 2700K bulb is the best 40 watt replacement for most people. It is nearly identical to a classic 40 watt incandescent light bulb in terms of color and brightness. The CREE product is able to render colors more vividly than most other LED bulbs while requiring only 5.5 watts.


Technical Information

CREE 40W Replacement A19 Bulb

  • Brightness: 465 lumens
  • Life: 25,000 hours / 22.8 years (3 hours/day)
  • Color temperature: 2700 K
  • Energy: 5.5 watts
  • Color rendering index: 85
  • Estimated yearly energy cost: $0.66 (3 hours/day, 11 cents/kWh)

40 Watt Incandescent BulB

  • Brightness: 415 lumens
  • Life: 1,500 hours / 1.4 years (3 hours/day)
  • Color temperature: 2700 K
  • Energy: 40 watts
  • Color rendering index: 100
  • Estimated yearly energy cost: $4.82 (3 hours/day, 11 cents/kWh)