So many ways to save
Our extensive collection of energy saving light bulbs offers a wide range of earth friendly alternatives to the traditional lamps in your home.
With many products to choose from, you won’t need to compromise features,
light quality or style when you select a product from Philips broad range of energy saving lamps.
Energy saver facts
Learn about the basics of energy efficient lamps in order to make an informed switch to energy saving light bulbs at home.
Choosing Philips energy saving light bulbs makes complete sense since it means good things for both your pocketbook and the planet.
Creating your home atmosphere
Our Simulate with Light tool helps you visualize the look of energy saving lighting in different parts of the home.
Compare products and savings
Learn the differences in energy savings and costs between energy efficient lamps and traditional bulbs using our Savings Calculator.
Discover your possible savings
Compared to “traditional” lamps, Philips energy saving lamps use less energy to generate the same amount of light, last longer, and do not need to be replaced as frequently. That means that making the switch is not only good for the environment, but good for your pocket too.
Are you aware that you can save up to 80% in home energy costs by using energy saving lighting?
Our Savings Calculator
lets you explore just how the savings stack up when you decide to upgrade to Philips energy saving lamps.
By simply switching over to energy saving lighting solutions, Europe can save an equivalent of 38 tons of CO2, 156 barrels of oil, and 52 power stations. It’s a simple way to save the planet.
The smart switch
This handy Philips Replacement Guide
explains which Philips energy saving lamps you can use to replace your “traditional” light bulbs.
Energy saver facts
Energy saving lamps come in three main varieties for the home: Compact Fluorescent Lamps (CFLs),
LED-based lamps and halogen lamps. Each are available in a whole range of shapes and sizes so
you can obtain the same light quality you are used to from “traditional” lamps.
Replacements for “traditional” lamps
At a glance, find and compare the energy saving wattage alternatives, to replace your traditional incandescent and halogen lamps.
Incandescent or halogen
with energy saver halogens
with energy saver halogens
with energy saver compact fluorescents
Energy saving lighting and your health
Compact fluorescent lamps (CFLs) contain a very small and safely contained amounts of mercury (as do the “traditional” fluorescent tubes in wide use today). The use of mercury is required for any fluorescent lamps, in order to radiate light. However, mercury is not emitted and they are completely safe to use.
Disposing of compact fluorescent lamps
Contact your local recycling authorities for information about the correct electronic waste disposal procedures in your area.
How to dispose of a broken compact fluorescent
It is very unlikely that a broken lamp with mercury it in will have an impact on your health. If a lamp breaks, ventilate the room for 20-30 minutes. Remove the broken parts using gloves and put them in a closed plastic bag in the disposal bin. Do not use a vacuum cleaner to clean up the broken lamp.
Understanding the cost of energy savers
Over it’s lifetime an energy saving lamp can save around €80 just by replacing a 100-watt incandescent with a 20-watt energy efficient light bulb. The purchase price of energy saving light bulbs has traditionally been more expensive than “traditional” incandescent lamps because they are more complex to produce.
Common myths about energy saving lamps
Energy saving lamps will not fit in many luminaires.
Philips offers a wide range of very compact energy savers in various shapes so that they fit in virtually any luminaire.
Energy saving lamps radiate a dull, pale light.
Philips energy savers radiate light with consistent high quality, supporting the rich colours of your home; when seeking extra sparking light, opt for Philips energy savers with clear bulbs, which include LED-based lamps and halogen lamps.
CFL energy saving lamps take up to 5 minutes to reach full brightness.
Philips CFL energy savers provide high brightness within seconds - look for the Quick Start logo. In addition, all halogen and LED-based energy savers provide full brightness instantly.
Not all energy saving lamps can be used with common home dimmer switches.
Philips offers a wide range of dimmable energy savers, including CFL and LED-based lamps. All halogen based energy savers dim exactly like incandescent lamps. Be sure you check the information on the packaging for details.