The Cree BPAR38-1503027T 18-watt PAR38 dimmable LED significantly reduces energy and maintenance costs by using up to 82 percent less energy than the standard 90-watt halogen alternatives to provide a longer-lasting light. This LED PAR38 emits a 3000K, halogen white light in a beam spread of 27 degrees, offers a respectable color rendition of 80 percent, and has a 25,000-hour lifespan. It is recommended for commercial use in recessed, track, or outdoor lighting fixtures, and is UL listed for wet locations. As an LED, it contains no toxic lead or mercury. The Cree BPAR38-1503027T lamp will outlast all equivalent incandescent bulbs with its Energy Star rating and 10-year limited warranty.