60 Watt Incandescent Light Bulb

The 60 Watt incandescent light bulb is perhaps the most popular light bulb found in homes. Incandescent light bulbs make electricity by heating a metal filabment wire to a hight temperature until it glows. The filiment is protected from burning or oxidizing because the bulb is filled with an inert gas or is evacuated.

Incandescent light bulbs waste much of the power fed into them through the output of heat, and are therefore less efficient than other types of light bulbs.

In the USA, federal law has scheduled incandescent light bulbs to be phased out by 2014.

Commonly Used Devices
60 Watt Incandescent Light Bulb
100 Watt Incandescent Light Bulb
Compact Fluorescent Lamp
Clothes Dryer
Computer System
Computer System (sleep mode)
Drip Coffee Maker (brew)
Oxygen Concentrator at 3.0 LPM
Drip Coffee Maker (warm)
Electric Blanket
Furnace Fan
Microwave Oven (Highest Setting)
Oven at 350 degrees
Space Heater (portable)
LCD HD TV - 47 Inch
LCD Monitor - 22 Inch
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Wattage of Device:
Kilowatt Hour Cost:
Hours of use per day:
Cost Per Hour: $0.006000
Cost Per Day: $0.003000
Cost Per Week: $0.021
Cost Per Month: $0.08
Cost Per Year: $1.09

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