Philips 28W SES Eco Halogen Classic Energy Saving Candle Bulb, Clear

Product information

This 28W halogen energy saving bulb is equivalent to a 40W incandescent bulb but uses only 70% of the energy. It has a life of 2000 hours.

Fully dimmable.

Additional information
Classic style halogen
Eligible for International Delivery
Energy Rating Information This indicates the bulbs energy performance between A++ and G, with A++ being the highest
Finish Information Shows whether a bulb is clear or opaque
Fitting type Information This indicates the cap or base of the bulb, Examples: BC-B22 = bayonet cap/ ES-E27 = edison screw/ SBC-B15 = small BC/ SES-E14 = small ES
GLS Wattage Equivalent
Lifetime (Hours) Information Shown in hours, this is based on an average use of 3 hours illumination per day
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Lumens Information Estimate of apparent amount of light the bulb will produce, measured in lumens (lm). The higher the number the brighter the light output.
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Standard delivery in 5 working days


Next, named or Saturday UK delivery


Next/named day UK delivery pre-10.30am


International delivery not available


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Q & As

Philips 28W SES Eco Halogen Classic Energy Saving Candle Bulb, Clear 4.4 5 11 11
Do the job. Bought these bulbs with JL wall lights. Would buy again. No complaints. 18 November 2014
It's a bulb ! It lights up, when you switch it on. It is also easy to fit. 11 November 2014
Useful bulb I haven't really had much use out of this bulb yet, hence the average rating. I haven doubt though, that it will be long lasting given it's price. It looks neat in the lamp I bought it for and gives a nice glow in the shade. Just the job for a small bedroom. 20 September 2014
Good light bulb. Good compact light bulb which gives a nice clear light but I prefer the light from a pearl bulb. 17 September 2014
Suits but Poor Light Shape etc works with lampshade but not bright enough to read by. 27 August 2014
Energy Saving Light Bulb Fits into my small touch lamps very well and gives out a good light. 30 July 2014
Good light level I am using these in bedside touch lamps. They provide a good light level instantly and are fine for reading by. 04 June 2012
Bright light considering they are 40W I ordered two lights from John Lewis and these were the recommended bulbs. What can I say? They do the job! They do look a lot brighter than some 40w bulbs. I was concerned they would look look a little dark. 31 May 2012
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