The bulb is an energy-efficient replacement for decorative incandescent light bulbs. This bulb lights up instantly and produces a soft white light, ideal for use in chandeliers, ceiling fan lights and sconces. Rated for damp locations and can be used in enclosed fixtures such as outdoor rated fixtures. This LED bulb can be used to comply with 2016 Title 24, high efficacy LED light source requirements. It reduces energy costs up to 88% over the lifetime of the bulb compared to a 40-watt incandescent. Free of harmful mercury, LEDs are a great choice for your replacement needs. Switching to LED light bulbs offers significant energy-saving benefits.