The GE energy smart globe CFLs feature a GE Spiral bulb on the inside that uses 75% less energy and lasts up to 5 times longer than incandescent globes. GE energy smart decorative bulb's shape compliments fixtures where the bulb is visible, like sconces and chandeliers.
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GE 16099 5-Watt Self-Ballasted Candle CFL Soft White B13 - Facilities, Color Rendering Index (CRI): 82, Color Temperature: 2,700 K, Initial Lumens [Nom]: 200.00, Input Current: 0.0850 A, Input Voltage: 120 V, Maximum Overall Length (MOL): 4.8000 in, Mean Lumens [Nom]: 160, Mercury Content: 3.500 mg, Nominal Initial Lumens per Watt: 40, Nominal Length: 4.800 in, Picograms of Mercury: 3,645.8 pg, Power Factor: 0.600000023841857, Product Technology: Compact Fluorescent, Rated Life [Nom]: 6,000-Hours, Starting Temperature [Min]: -15 -DegreeC, Total Harmonic Distortion (THD): 145.000 percent, Voltage [Nom]: 120, Wattage: 5GE Compact Fluorescent lamps (CFL) offer many advantages that include cost savings, extra long life, light output, and color rendering. With this CFL you'll get dramatic energy cost savings. up to 77 percent vs. incandescent lamps of comparable light output. The extra long life. most last 8 to 10 times longer, and some last up to 20 times longer, than standard incandescent lamps. High light output comparable to, and in many cases exceeding incandescent lamps replaced. Excellent color rendering. rare earth tri-phosphor provides such high-quality color you won't believe it's fluorescent. Many lamps use amalgam technology which provides stable lumen performance when operated in any position, over a wider, range of ambient temperatures.