What are the equivalent wattages between incandescent bulbs and CFL bulbs?

The rule of thumb for selecting a CFL bulb of appropriate wattage to replace your incandescent bulb is to choose a CFL bulb that is about 1/4 of the wattage of your incandescent bulb. For example, if your incandescent bulb is 60 watts, you’ll want to select a 14 watt CFL bulb. The following table prepared by EnergyStar lists many of the wattage equivalents between incandescent bulbs and CFLs.