Philips Lighting 26823-5 triple-tube lamps with ALTO technology have a reduced mercury content, making them safer for the environment than older lamps, and the Philips's 26-watt PL-T bulb is no exception. Not only does this bulb save energy, it lasts longer. At 12,000 life hours, this bulb will outlast equivalent incandescents. With a simple 4-pin plug this CFL will be turned on and beaming all 1800 lumens in no time. The 3000K color temperature ensures a warm white glow wherever you use it. Intended for locations with a lot of operation time, this bulb is perfect for commercial applications like retail facilities, general displays, restaurants or even hospitals.