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

By on January 31, 2020
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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Impact of Brightness and Volume on Television / Computer / Audio System electricity consumption

By on April 22, 2016
Impact of Brightness and Volume on Television / Computer / Audio System electricity consumption
Entertainment systems are all about pleasing your senses. Watching TV or listening to an audio system not only stimulates your brain but also impact your eyes and ears. Over the years the brightness of TVs have increased to provide extra simulation to the eyes. People are getting attracted by bright television displays in electronic stores and thus manufacturers have steadily increased the brightness of TVs. And not just that, in general the newer generations have

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Best Induction Cooker/Cooktop/Stove in India

By on June 27, 2022
Best Induction Cooker/Cooktop/Stove in India
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 it comes to using an induction cooker, which makes it difficult for people to take a step ahead. We at Bijli Bachao are here to answer them and help people get rid of the

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

By on January 21, 2021
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, one question we would like to ask is that how many of us have given a thought to the fact that the device through which we Google and through

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Buying Guide & Best Voltage Stabilizers in India

By on June 27, 2022
Buying Guide & Best Voltage Stabilizers in India
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 of the appliance. Voltage Stabilizers have thus found place in many homes and offices in India. In this article we will talk

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Use right detergents with washing machine for efficient use

By on April 29, 2015
Use right detergents with washing machine for efficient use
While buying a washing machine, we always try to buy the best that we can. Many people also think of buying the most efficient washing machine. But it’s not just the washing machine that matters; even the detergent that we use with the washing machine that drives the efficiency of the washing machine. With improvements in technology for washing machines, even the formulations and chemicals for detergents are changing so that they match the requirements of new technologies.

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Washing Machine Buying Guide and Top Models/Brands in India

By on June 27, 2022
Washing Machine Buying Guide and Top Models/Brands in India
These days when we go out in the market to buy any appliance, we are loaded with options. Finding the right one that fits our needs and is also efficient may be challenging. Washing machines are no different. We at Bijli Bachao got several messages in the past from readers asking for ideas on buying a washing machine, and this was a long pending item we had in our mind to write about. This article intends to provide you list of "Best Washing Machines in India

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Best LED TVs in India by Size

By on June 27, 2022
Best LED TVs in India by Size
One thing that always attracts us when we enter any electronics store is the sight of flashing TVs. TVs with an eclectic mix of size and brand are positioned inside a showroom to grab the eyeballs of the passerby. The more advanced the technology, the more is the crowd around a particular model. Upon doing our thorough research on the best TV in India, we discovered what consumers look for while buying a TV. Size, technology,

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Inverter/UPS models and their energy efficiencies in India

By on April 22, 2016
Inverter/UPS models and their energy efficiencies in India
Twenty-four hour power supply is a rarity in India. There are very few places in the country that can boast of having continuous supply of power. All this has resulted in growth of Inverters, UPS and DG sets industry in India. Although there are many branded models of inverters/ups available in the country, there are many people who still go for cheap/unbranded models that can significantly increase electricity bills. The efficiency of inverters/ups is not even considered

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Buying Guide: Dishwasher models, prices and their electricity consumption in India

By on June 27, 2022
Buying Guide: Dishwasher models, prices and their electricity consumption in India
The article provides a detail of  the best dishwashers available in India, discussing important features such as size, brands, settings, features, plate stacking, energy efficiency and also prices. With the prevalent culture of ‘nuclear families’, the time has probably come when the dishwashing will be considered as a prime necessity rather than just a luxury item. In the Indian context, dishwashing is traditionally

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