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Energy Efficient Star Rated Power Inverters in India

By on September 4, 2016
Energy Efficient Star Rated Power Inverters in India
Power cut is a major problem in most parts of India. Power Inverters are used by many to run some of the appliances during these power cuts. Have you ever wondered where the power comes from in those power inverters. We at Bijli Bachao recently got a question from a reader expressing his surprise that his electricity bills increased after installing a power inverter. Let us try and answer two questions in this regard:

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How Does an Air Conditioner Work – A layman’s explanation

By on August 12, 2016
How Does an Air Conditioner Work – A layman’s explanation
Whenever working of an air conditioner is explained, it is explained by detailing how a system with the condenser, compressor and evaporator works. Although the explanation is technically absolutely correct, but many people find it hard to understand. No wonder we at Bijli Bachao get a lot of questions from people asking various things like: “Can I use my AC to cool two rooms?”, or  “Why is it taking so much time for the temperature to come down?”, or “Why

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Difference between Inverter Technology and Power Inverter

By on April 22, 2016
Difference between Inverter Technology and Power Inverter
It has been several years since Inverter Air Conditioners (and refrigerators) arrived in India. Initially, people were sceptical of the new technology, but lately, people have started embracing it. No doubt that it is because Inverter Technology Air Conditioners save a huge amount of electricity. However, there is one big confusion (or we may call it a myth) that exists amongst most consumers: that Air Conditioners with Inverter Technology

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Understand What is ISEER and Star Labeling of Inverter Air Conditioners in India

By on April 22, 2016
Understand What is ISEER and Star Labeling of Inverter Air Conditioners in India
A few years back when Inverter ACs were introduced in Indian markets, there was a lot of skepticism about their success in Indian conditions. Although they are quite successful and popular internationally, these ACs did have to go through the tests of Indian consumers. Despite some negative rumors by a section of the market, Inverter ACs have come out with flying colors and have become popular in India. One thing that everyone knows (and

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Brand Analysis: Which is the best brand to buy?

By on April 22, 2016
Brand Analysis: Which is the best brand to buy?
When you are out in the market and you are looking to buy an appliance, you are bombarded with the sheer number of choices of brands that are available to buy. No wonder, one of the most common questions on our website is: “Which is the best brand for me?”. Many people who visit websites providing user feedback (e.g. mouthshut) on brands come back disappointed because almost every brand has got negative feedback. And for obvious reasons.

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Should you buy instant water heater for your bathroom?

By on April 22, 2016
Should you buy instant water heater for your bathroom?
One of the most common question, related to water heaters, that is asked by readers of Bijli Bachao is: “Should I buy an instant water heater for my bathroom?”. We have frequently received this question since the time we published an article stating that Instant Water heater is the best to save electricity. We have always replied to people that: one should use instant water heater only for small uses like for wash basins and kitchen, however in this article we will provide the detailed analysis

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Why Use 3-pin plugs for electrical safety?

By on October 25, 2015
Why Use 3-pin plugs for electrical safety?
Putting a plug in a socket is something very basic thing which we all do; in fact it is a very much part of our daily and necessary routine in the modern times. Everybody knows how to do it, REALLY? Now, in this article to begin with we will pose two questions to our general readers/ audiences. Please answer to yourself honestly. Question -1: How many times, have some of you poked the earth lever with a screwdriver, pen or other object to insert the plug and push the pins into the live

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Choose right inverter for home and maintain it right to manage electricity bills

By on April 22, 2016
Choose right inverter for home and maintain it right to manage electricity bills
Power supply situation continues to be bad in India with power failures ranging from 2 to 4 hours in cities and 8 hours or more in small towns and villages. This makes it difficult to manage daily life and thus installing power backups is inevitable. Although there are many solutions to this problem but the most common solution that most people apply in India; is to go for an Inverter-Battery system. However when somebody plans

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Why is RCCB necessary for your house?

By on April 22, 2016
Why is RCCB necessary for your house?
It was in 2013, during the IPL times, if we remember it correctly, when an interesting commercial surfaced for the first time, featuring a patient being taken for a ‘shock therapy’ by the group of doctors in a mental institution. While trying to administer the shock, one of the doctors got a shock himself triggering some kind of a cascading effect wherein the other doctors also received the shock. The patient, in the meanwhile attempted to escape, eventually himself

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Why LED lights are better than Fluorescent lights even when lumens per watts are the same

By on April 22, 2016
Why LED lights are better than Fluorescent lights even when lumens per watts are the same
The light-emitting diode (LED) Lights is environment friendly and more secure than fluorescent because it works at much lower temperatures. An incandescent bulb gives off more energy as heat rather than light, something to do with the resistance of a Tungsten filament, therefore LED is considered better than fluorescent even when the lumens per watts is the same. But is this the only reason, especially to answer that LED is a better option comparing on same lumens

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