The most common applications for the Sylvania 8-Watt PAR20 3000k LED Light Bulb are Directional use locations. The energy-saving ultra LED lamp offers a true substitute for 50 watt incandescent lamps. Producing a similar lumen output and distribution patterns, the ultra LED lamp provides up to 82 percent energy savings over traditional incandescent lamps. With a rated life of 25,000 hours, the LED lamp lasts up to 25 times longer than traditional incandescent lamps. This Sylvania ultra high performance lamp features a high color rendering (CRI) of 80. These features, plus being dimmable, makes the new LED lamp an attractive option for residential, hospitality, healthcare and retail applications. You could save $5.18 every year by using this energy-saving light bulb in place of an incandescent based on three hours of use per day, 365 days a year.