Electricity Saving Tips For Homes And Offices

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The science of colors – how they impact electricity consumption in a room

By on February 15, 2014
The science of colors – how they impact electricity consumption in a room
This psychology of colors is a subject that is talked about a lot. Much has been discussed on how the color of your walls impact your mood. But with the infographic below we want to introduce a new dimension to your decision of selecting colors for the walls in your house. In the past we had discussed about how interior decoration impact electricity consumption, we

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Solar Water Heater – types and benefits

By on July 29, 2015
Solar Water Heater – types and benefits
There are two ways of harnessing solar energy: Solar Thermal and Solar Photo Voltaic. Of these Solar Thermal technologies are the most efficient in converting energy from sun into useful energy. They are up to 85% efficient in converting solar energy. Solar Water heater is the best representative example of a Solar Thermal Technology.

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Top 8 things to save money and electricity at home and offices in 2014

By on January 25, 2014
Top 8 things to save money and electricity at home and offices in 2014
2014 has arrived, and just like at the beginning of every new year, people make resolutions for the new year. If in this new year, you want to save electricity and also some money, then do check out the infographic below to see some quick tips to do so. We have arrived at these tips by analyzing some of the most common mistakes that people did in 2013 (based on the response we collected at Bijli Bachao) and also on the latest energy efficient technologies that came

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Difference between single phase and three phase connections

By on April 29, 2015
Difference between single phase and three phase connections
There are lot of misconceptions about single phase and three phase connections. Many a times people are adviced to go for a three phase connection when they put an AC in their house. People find it difficult to understand when to go for a three phase connection and when for a single phase. We tried to explain it in detail in our article: What

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What is Inverter Technology?

By on April 29, 2015
What is Inverter Technology?
Inverter Technology is the latest "in thing" for various appliances. In past we have written quite a lot about it in our articles: Air Conditioners with Inverter technology can help save electricity & Refrigerators

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Various Elements of Electricity Bills

By on January 20, 2014
Various Elements of Electricity Bills
Just like a blood test report shows health of a human body, electricity bills can show health of a setup that uses electricity. It is very important to understand the electricity bill before starting any energy saving project, as it can give indicators to the problems that exists in the system. At Bijli Bachao our aim is not just to provide you with tips to save electricity, but also to help you understand your electricity bill. The infographic below shows a sample

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Refrigerator Usage Tips

By on April 19, 2015
Refrigerator Usage Tips
Electricity consumption of refrigerator depends a lot on the way it is used. Although BEE star rating of refrigerator is done on the basis of annual electricity consumption, but the numbers on BEE star ratings are in test conditions. The actual electricity consumption depends on the usage of the refrigerator and can go up to double of what is mentioned on the BEE star rating, if the refrigerator is not used properly. The infographic below lists few key things that should be taken care of while using

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Tips to buy LED Light Bulbs

By on January 21, 2014
Tips to buy LED Light Bulbs
LEDs are the latest "in thing" in lighting technologies. They are energy efficient, long lasting, compact and the greenest technology available in the market. There is lot of enthusiasm amongst people to buy LEDs for their houses, but there are certain things that one need to know and take care before buying LEDs. The infographic below shows certain important things that one should look at before buying LED bulb:

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Types of tubelights available in Indian Market and their power consumption

By on April 29, 2015
Types of tubelights available in Indian Market and their power consumption
Tubelights have been one of the most common form of luminaire used at most houses in India. Since the advent of CFLs, although they have lost some popularity, but CFLs are not a replacement of tubelights as we have highlighted in our article: Are CFLs replacements for Tube lights? There are some types of tubelights that can offer more lumens (or brightness) per watt as compared to CFLs. The infographic below

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Economics of Ceiling Fans in India

By on April 29, 2015
Economics of Ceiling Fans in India
Super Efficient Fans are the newest electricity saving technology for ceiling fans in India. These Fans with brushless DC motors save more than 50% electricity on use and can have a payback in 6 months to about a year and half based on the price of electricity. In our previous articles we talked about BEEs Super Energy Efficient Appliance

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