We have a ceiling fan with a light fixture over the kitchen table. There
are a pair of 100 watt bulbs in the lamp.The lamp has been on wall dimmer
for a dozen years.
I have a small stash of 100watt bulbs tucked away while waiting for a good
Last week we were at Sam's Club. Here's what I found>
A 4-pack of bulbs, made in China (of course) branded GE.
They have a clear glass envelope the size of a standard 100 watt bulb.
Inside is a small halogen bulb.
They are not really a big electricity saver, but consume only 72 watts.
The cost at Sam's was about $6
I finally installed them today. They dim nicely. They passed the wife's
appraisal and seem to be brighter at full power than the old bulbs.
The packaging has the usual warning about halogen bulbs and a further
statement that they should be used in a shaded fixture to eliminate UV
I thought you folks would be interested. I haven't noticed them being