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It is important to know and understand the wattage of commercial tanning beds to ensure that they are working to the best of their abilities and users are getting the ultimate tan from them.
When a bulb manufacturer advertises the UVB percentage, they are telling you the wattage the bulb emits in the UVB spectrum as a percentage of the total output of the bulb. It actually has little to do with the bulbs total output. Keep in mind that just because a bulb has a high UVB percentage, that doesn't necessarily mean it has more tanning wattage than a lower UVB percentage bulb.