Gaming consoles have become quite a common sight now-a-days. Gaming has become synonymous with "playing indoors" for kids in the urban households. Moreover, the number of people buying gaming consoles has increased significantly in the last five years. A gaming console, when used a long time (for more than 3-4 hours daily) can lead to a significant increase in the total electricity consumption of a household. Since gaming consoles
Electricity has become the lifeline of households and offices alike. It is almost impossible to imagine life without electricity. It is an integral part of houses where it helps to accomplish day-to-day activities and in offices, it ensures a smooth functioning of work. And being such an important resource, it is vital to save electricity. The idea of saving electricity is entirely different in these two fronts of a house and an
Air conditioners have found very high applicability in the current scenario of temperature increase all over the world. There are various parts to an air conditioner which when function in cohesion to produce a cool and comfortable environment within the room. In this article, we will try to understand about a particular component of an air conditioner: Compressor. How a compressor contributes to the whole process of air conditioning, different types of compressors
Air conditioners have dutifully performed their task of providing us with moments of relief during the scorching heat of summers through the years. The primitive stages of "cooling the air" date back to hundreds of years ago in Ancient Egypt, when reeds were hung on windows with dripping water. Like any other invention of man, air conditioners have also seen many stages of development to evolve into the form which we are seeing and using today.
An inverter is a very useful appliance to provide power (or electricity) back-up during power-outage. It ensures a smooth continuity of electricity usage in whatever it is that one is doing, be it working on a computer or watching television or using washing machine etc, without any hindrance. As soon as the power from the utility disconnects, the inverter kicks in and provides power to the appliances. But some manufacturers claim
A microwave oven has become an integral part of a well-furnished kitchen in households now-a-days. Like any other electrical appliance, microwave ovens also come in different models produced by different manufacturers. There are many features which cater to different requirements of households. Among these, the material of the cavity of the microwave oven is an important aspect which people often ask about. Of the many ways in which cavity of a microwave oven impacts,
Smart phones have been tremendously popular in the recent years. There is little surprise in the continuously increasing demand of smart phones all over the world. Gone are the days of the rudimentary mobile phones which provided the most basic of facilities (like calling and messaging). With the boom in the communication technology, we frequently see a new mobile phone getting launched in the market which claims to be better than its predecessor.
LED bulbs have become quite popular in the recent years. Due to better efficiency and longer life, LED bulbs are quickly replacing the conventional incandescent light bulbs. Apart from this, the light source of a LED bulb is uni-directional (throws light in one particular direction), therefore using a LED luminaire gives brighter lighting to a particular area. But the efficiency of a LED system (eg. LED luminaire) depends on many
Buying a water heater is a very important decision in itself. When you go to the market you shall come across different brands of water heaters which offer different features. The task of choosing the right one or the one which is best-suited to your needs can be daunting at times. Many a time it happens that people fail to understand some of the features of an appliance and get confounded and simply select the appliance which their friends or neighbors are using or
LED lights have become the talk of the hour today. And why not? LED lights are a tremendous alternative to the conventional incandescent lights that were being widely used until the arrival of the LED lights in the picture. LEDs have longer lives than incandescent lights. In fact, some LED types last for as long as 100000 hours (11 years and a half) compared to a very small life of an incandescent bulb. They are also more efficient as their consumption of electricity