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Water Heaters

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

By on April 22, 2016
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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Heat Pump Water Heaters: What are they? How they help in saving electricity?

By on April 22, 2016
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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Gas Water Heaters/geyser better than Electric Geysers in saving energy

By on April 22, 2016
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

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Choose the right taps and showers for bathroom/kitchen to save electricity

By on April 22, 2016
Choose the right taps and showers for bathroom/kitchen to save electricity
World over there are talks going on about saving resources. In addition to energy, water is an equally or even more important resource to save. At homes, people are mostly concerned about saving electricity, as the charges of electricity are more as compared to the amount they pay for water. But at Bijli Bachao we have repeatedly mentioned that saving water can also save electricity. If there is efficient use of hot water in a house it can save electricity required

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Instant water heater/geyser: may be good for individual but bad for system

By on April 22, 2016
Instant water heater/geyser: may be good for individual but bad for system
We recently got an email from a reader of Bijli Bachao saying that he purchased an instant water heater after reading our articles. This made us think: did we ever recommend using instant water heater to people? The answer was NO. Were the articles written in such a way that it came out that instant water heaters were better? May be! So we thought of writing this article that can give our understanding and take on instant water heaters. There is nothing like buying

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Solar Water Heater System – how it can help save on electricity bills

By on April 22, 2016
Solar Water Heater System – how it can help save on electricity bills
Solar and renewable energy are quite popular these days. Through a lot of government support, marketing and subsidies solar products are quite popular these days in India. Many people want to adopt these technologies but are unaware of what to do and how to get it. We at Bijli Bachao thought that helping people understand they can adopt renewable sources at their homes could be of great help. So we start with this article on Solar Water Heater systems, providing most

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Comparison of various brands of Water Heaters/Geysers on BEE star rating in India

By on April 24, 2016
Comparison of various brands of Water Heaters/Geysers on BEE star rating in India
In our series on comparison of various brands of appliances on BEE star rating, we would like to add water heaters/geysers today. As we discussed in our previous posts on refrigerators and air conditioners (link and

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Choose the right sized water heater/geyser for electricity saving

By on April 22, 2016
Choose the right sized water heater/geyser for electricity saving
Planning to buy a new water heater/geyser and confused with the options available and sizes available? If yes then you are not alone, there are many people who face the same situation while buying a water heater. While buying a water heater one has to make sure that it not just suffices the need of the family but also does not increase electricity bills (or units consumed) significantly. People might look at the wattage of the water heater to determine the amount of

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Water Heater Thermostat: use it right to save electricity

By on April 22, 2016
Water Heater Thermostat: use it right to save electricity
Like air conditioning, heating of water can be very expensive affair if not done right. Any heating or cooling appliance takes a lot of electricity and maintaining it at right temperature can save a lot of electricity. Most water heaters are equipped with a thermostat (leaving the good old immersion rods), and using it right can make you comfortable and can keep your electricity bills lower. What is a Thermostat? Thermostat

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