bulbs and watts and lighting

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Hi, when a lights says 60w max, is this the biggest bulb I can put in? Or can I put a larger low energy bulb in to say 15w = 75w or even a 20w to equal 100w and still be ok, my bathroom is a little dark at 11w = 60w low energy, but it says maximum 60 watts

Instructions say Max. 11w 240v E27 CFL or equivalent up to 60w Max GLS (caution do not use any other type of bulb)

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go for 4x to get the correct low energy equivalent manufacturers claims off x5 or times 6 are stupid

9=36w 11 =44w 13= 52w 15= 60w 17= 68w 20= 80w 22= 88w
 
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You may find that you're limited by physical size anyway.

Also use common sense with horizontally mounted bulbs, as CFLs are a lot heavier - if it looks like the weight of one is causing it to droop alarmingly then it probably is.
 
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