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Microwave oven cavity: Comparison of ceramic vs stainless steel cavity

By on March 4, 2015
Microwave oven cavity: Comparison of ceramic vs stainless steel cavity
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,

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Mobile battery:Tips to improve the battery life of smart phones

By on February 27, 2015
Mobile battery:Tips to improve the battery life of smart phones
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.

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Quality standards to look for while buying LED bulbs

By on February 24, 2015
Quality standards to look for while buying LED bulbs
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

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Clearing the confusion about the coating and material of the tank in water heaters

By on February 18, 2015
Clearing the confusion about the coating and material of the tank in water heaters
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

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LED lights: The material of LED lights affects the performance and life of LEDs

By on February 5, 2015
LED lights: The material of LED lights affects the performance and life of LEDs
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

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Surge protector: What are they? What to look for while buying one?

By on February 24, 2015
Surge protector: What are they? What to look for while buying one?
Many people complain that their television or electronic appliance got “burnt” as the voltage shot up suddenly. By saying “burnt” they obviously don't mean that it was caught up in flames, but they refer to a very common phenomenon of an appliance becoming non-functional all of a sudden due to a drastic fluctuation in the incoming voltage. When the voltage increases abruptly to a very high value for a very short span of time, it is referred to as voltage surges.

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Heat Pump Water Heaters: What are they? How they help in saving electricity?

By on January 10, 2015
Heat Pump Water Heaters: What are they? How they help in saving electricity?
Life in today’s world is becoming more and more challenging. And at the same time it is becoming more and more easier than it was a few decades ago. Human comfort depends on many different things. In order to cater to the myriad of human needs, there are a variety of appliances which offer the needed services just at the flick of a button. Water heaters have become a household thing since long. Earlier people used some rudimentary

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Things to take care of while buying appliances online

By on January 7, 2015
Things to take care of while buying appliances online
With the advent of technology, the standard of living has improved greatly in the past few decades. And electronic appliances constitute a major part of the luxurious lifestyle. And as the technology has improved, so is the ability of people to make better and well-informed decisions. With this come a lot of questions, like which product to buy, what are the things that one ought to keep in mind or should one buy online or from the company showrooms or electronic outlets?

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Gas Water Heaters/geyser better than Electric Geysers in saving energy

By on December 3, 2014
Gas Water Heaters/geyser better than Electric Geysers in saving energy
We at Bijli Bachao have always mentioned that instant water heaters are the best for electricity saving, however they increase the load on your electricity distribution. In fact we wrote about in detail in our article: Instant water heater/geyser: may be good for individual but bad for system. If you do not go for instant water heater then the next best choice is to go for smallest sized water heater (read more at: Choose the right sized water heater/geyser

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Sharing experience of buying LED Luminaire for a residential society

By on November 23, 2014
Sharing experience of buying LED Luminaire for a residential society
LED lights have gained a lot of popularity in the recent times. Suddenly there are many options available, both branded as well as unbranded and with large price differences. Hence balancing brand and price makes the decision a difficult one. It is even more complex when it is for a residential society where your decision can be questioned by many. We witnessed such a purchase decision and because it was a very interesting case, we are sharing it with everyone. We

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