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Possible reasons for Air Conditioner not cooling properly

By on July 3, 2014
Possible reasons for Air Conditioner not cooling properly

We all attach a utility with every object we buy. One of the basic things we expect from an air conditioner is that it should give good cooling. Faster or slower, but it should cool well in order to get the temperatures down to comfortable levels. When it does not do so, we do not […]

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Air Conditioners: Copper Coil vs Aluminium Coil

By on June 25, 2014
Air Conditioners: Copper Coil vs Aluminium Coil

During the scorching summer heat, cool pleasant air is just a switch away. Just turn on the air conditioner and within minutes you can feel the cold air around you. Apart from the various factors that determine which type of air conditioner is better, there is an age-old debate as to which type of coil […]

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Induction Cookers in India: Analysis of brands, working costs, prices and efficiency.

By on May 26, 2014
Induction Cookers in India: Analysis of brands, working costs, prices and efficiency.

When it comes to taking a step forward in technology that changes the traditional methods of doing a specific task, people think a lot. Here the specific task is cooking, the traditional method is using a gas stove, and the step is to start using an induction cooker. There are a lot of questions when […]

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Air Coolers in India – Technology, Efficiency, Brands and Prices

By on June 9, 2014
Air Coolers in India – Technology, Efficiency, Brands and Prices

If you are trying to beat the summer heat, but at the same time want an affordable and effective way to do it, then air coolers will be the best option for you. Today many different types of air coolers from various brands are available. There are different types of coolers available in the market […]

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Energy Star Qualified Laptops and Desktops; and their electricity consumption comparison

By on April 30, 2014
Energy Star Qualified Laptops and Desktops; and their electricity consumption comparison

We may talk about energy efficiency, we may research about latest trends in non-conventional energy sources, we may even implement these ideas based on our Google research. Bijli Bachao is one such effort to provide information in this field and we thank our readers for their support that encourages us to continue our efforts. But, […]

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Air conditioner selection: understand Tonnage, EER, COP and Star Rating

By on June 25, 2014
Air conditioner selection: understand Tonnage, EER, COP and Star Rating

The sun is back again with its ever increasing heat. The temperature all set to hit a new record this season, yet again. Its summer again!! This is the probably the time when air conditioner industry is at its peak and most people look out for buying the best equipment in the market which suits […]

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Comparison of various refrigerants (R-410A, R-22, R-290, R-134A) used for Air Conditioners and Refrigerators

By on March 26, 2014
Comparison of various refrigerants (R-410A, R-22, R-290, R-134A) used for Air Conditioners and Refrigerators

While growing up in the 1990s I used to hear a lot about CFCs (or chlorofluorocarbons) and their involvement in depletion of ozone layer. There were talks that all the refrigerants that cause environmental harm will be phased out. But as the years passed by, the thought of checking if a refrigerator or air conditioner […]

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Make your home electric shock proof by using RCDs (Residual Current Detectors)

By on March 12, 2014
Make your home electric shock proof by using RCDs (Residual Current Detectors)

In the last few months Bijli Bachao has become a source of information for not just saving electricity but also for various other problems and concerns related to electricity at their homes. During one of our interactions with a person about inverters, we got a question: “After I installed a geyser there was electric current […]

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Voltage Stabilizers: working, sizing and power consumption

By on March 3, 2014
Voltage Stabilizers: working, sizing and power consumption

Power supply is erratic at most places in India, with voltage fluctuating in both directions (up and down) at many places frequently. These voltage fluctuations can damage appliances, there by causing them to end much before their normal useful life. When voltage goes down, electric current in the appliance increase, which can result in burning […]

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Zero Watt lamp power consumption and LED bulb alternatives

By on February 18, 2014
Zero Watt lamp power consumption and LED bulb alternatives

We all are well aware of the low intensity bulbs that are run 24*7 at home around photo frames/ paintings, small temples/ religious area in the home or they may be even used as decorative lights. Some people use these bulbs as night lamps. Some astrologers  also believe that using green light night bulb will […]

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