While they're not unusual from the standpoint of what they look like, it's just
that the size is special. These flood lights are small enough to use in almost any recessed or track lighting
fixture and are slightly smaller across the face than the R30 reflector flood.
most common wattage is the 50 or 75 watt R25 sometimes also called the 50R25 or
75R25 flood light. They fit almost anywhere, including the eyeball fixtures which can turn in almost any direction.
You'll sometimes find those kind of fixtures when it's close to a wall to
highlight a picture, announcement or product as in the case of a retail store.
Sometimes these incandescent bulbs have a special size which only can be used in certain brands of track
That's right some manufacturers have made some track that will work with this
bulb only. When compared to regular incandescent lighting,
longer lasting than the store bought kind because they are 130 volt if you
choose them from our store that way. The higher rating protects the lamp
from power surges and electrical spikes which can sometimes blow out the bulb.
For most installations, they are used in recessed lighting
with a 4 inch or 3 1/2 opening and can be dimmed with a standard incandescent dimmer.
In many types of lighting applications, the dimming capability is what makes it
a wonderful choice for dining rooms, kitchens or high ceiling lighting for
large rooms. The places where the R25 flood light can be used are endless
and have probably been used in ways it was never intended. If you have
track lighting, then it probably makes sense to upgrade to a halogen PAR20 which
will give you more light with a greater variety of beam patterns. The R25 is 3.1 inches across the face if
you're measuring it for identification purposes. That's slightly smaller
than the more common BR30 or R30 lamp that's been used for a long time.
Wherever you use an R30 and you need a little more space, the R25 would be an
excellent replacement giving the same illumination.
With the advent of higher electrical costs, many businesses are looking for ways
to save energy with lighting. Obviously, compact fluorescent flood lights
are the perfect choice to replace higher wattage incandescent R25 flood light
bulbs and save
energy. Just look for areas
where you might use R25 incandescent light bulbs and find the right replacement on
our web site. You might need to choose a PAR20 halogen or an R20 compact
fluorescent. This is more true in commercial lighting than it
is for residential as they are a larger user of electricity during the day or
high demand times. Please note that
your energy savings can be very significant when changing from incandescent
flood lights to fluorescent flood lights over almost any other kind of retrofit.
Remember that there are few types of incandescent R25 flood light bulbs, we describe some
of the most common used in home and commercial lighting here. Whatever
wattage you have, you will be getting a longer
life incandescent than what you're used to, getting the most light you can for your money. We have a
large inventory of incandescent bulbs for nearly every type of light fixture in
the field. If you need help identifying an incandescent bulb, our customer
service representatives can help you determine what you have.