It’s peak summer, and one thing that worries most people is: electricity consumption by air conditioners. No wonder, while buying air conditioner, people look for the most energy efficient ones, as air conditioners can bloat the electricity bills quite easily. Although buying an efficient AC does help, there are more things that impact electricity consumption of an air conditioner while one uses it. While going through an interesting research paper on IIT Madras
Power inverters or home UPS have been in use in India since quite some time. Thanks to frequent power cuts, home UPS or power inverter industry has done well in India. But with increasing interest in solar power and solar panels many people are thinking of using Solar Power to charge the batteries to save electricity drawn from the grid. Having heard of solar inverter, many people wonder if their existing inverter system is useful or not. In past, we at Bijli Bachao
A few days back we published an article on tips to buy an air conditioner (link) and since then we got several requests from people asking for tips to buy air conditioner. Although we covered most things related to technology on that article but there was one thing that we did not cover: which is selection of a brand. And this came
For all the households using air conditioners, a major component of electricity bill is contributed by the air conditioners. If you are someone who is worried about high electricity bills due to air conditioners then buying energy efficient air conditioner makes much more sense to you. There are multiple types and brands of air conditioners available in the market
Development in technology has left man basking with luxuries. In the growing world, air conditioning has been a prerequisite. With the proliferation of industries the increase in load on the power grid is alarmingly high. Increasing power cuts in the country due to glaring demand-supply gap, the increases in power tariffs and innovative tariff plans like time of day (TOD) calls for the need to store energy. DG Sets and Inverters/UPS have been in use for all kinds of
Paying electricity bills online is the easiest way to avoid standing in queues for electricity bill payment. Most states in India now have online bill payment and all utilities in Delhi have multiple avenues to make payments of electricity bills online. There are multiple ways of making online payment for NDPL. Based on convenience and ease of use people can choose
Tata Power, one of the three electricity providers in the city of Mumbai provides offers on various electricity saving appliances as part of their DSM (Demand Side Management) program on their customer and online bill payment portal. Many people use the portal to make online bill payment, but a quick look at energy saving option in the list of menu options can take one to discounts and benefits that Tata Power provides to it’s customers.
One of the best ways to make sure that you save some money in summers is by making sure that your air conditioner is running well. And to make that happen, it is very important to make sure that the air conditioner is properly maintained and it is in good shape before every summer. Once installed, we hardly make any efforts to make sure that the air conditioner is in good shape and call a mechanic only when it fails. But an air conditioner that is not properly maintained