Understanding the Brightness is very important in your home. We all used incandescent bulbs in the past and we knew exactly how bright a bulbs was by how many Watts the bulbs is. Your choices were 25, 40, 60, and 100 watt bulbs. Which was straight forward.
Now with the introduction of LEDs to the market, understand the brightness (which is now measured in lumens) has become very confusing because LEDs bulbs give out the same brightness for up to 80% less energy consumed.
All you need to know is the higher about of Lumens the brighter the bulb is going to be. Say goodbye to Watts and hello to Lumens.
Below is a rough conversion chart covering all of the modern day bulbs.