Compared to other LED lamps, the Cree BA19-04527OMN 8.5-watt A19 light bulb from the TW series provides a higher CRI of 93; offering a more natural and true color of the object it illuminates. The rare earth element, Neodymium, is added to the glass bulb to amplify LED light quality through spectral notching. In turn, you will see the difference in the food you eat, the clothes you wear, and the appearance of your skin. This omnidirectional A19 LED uses 79 percent less energy compared to a 40-watt standard incandescent light bulb and meets Energy Star qualifications as well as California Energy Commission (CEC) specifications. With dimming capabilities and a Soft White, 2700K color temperature, the Cree BA19-04527OMN is ideal for use in kitchens, bathrooms, closets, and anywhere else there is a high demand for color consistency.