Answer: The Designers Fountain Vela bathroom light may accept compact fluorescent bulbs that come with built-in ballasts and have a candelabra base. However, if the bulb is tall, parts of the bulb may show above the shade. That is one thing to keep in mind.
Another alternative is to pick bathroom lights that come with built-in ballasts themselves. A manufacturer that we carry who has bathroom lighting fixtures with compact fluorescent lampings is called Access Lighting. You can also browse our energy efficient lighting section for more selections.