Electricity Saving Tips For Homes And Offices

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Things that impact electricity consumption in air conditioners

By on April 27, 2016
Things that impact electricity consumption in air conditioners
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

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What is the difference between solar inverter and regular power inverter?

By on April 22, 2016
What is the difference between solar inverter and regular power inverter?
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

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Tips to choose the best brand air conditioner

By on April 22, 2016
Tips to choose the best brand air conditioner
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

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Operating Cost a big component as compared to Buying Cost of appliances

By on August 26, 2015
Operating Cost a big component as compared to Buying Cost of appliances
Knowing what will happen in their lives in future is something that interests a lot of people. A lot of us are very excited to know about future and plan things accordingly. People feel satisfied if they have taken sufficient care of whatever will happen in future. What if you know about the approximate cost you will spend on electricity before buying any appliance? Will that change the buying decision? We are sure it will. How will that get impacted if we tell you

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Top Ten Air Conditioners in India by electricity consumption and size

By on April 5, 2018
Top Ten Air Conditioners in India by electricity consumption and size
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 today. Everyone wishes to be informed before making a buying decision of an air conditioner. Most sources

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Thermal Energy Storage Systems: a backup for air conditioners

By on August 26, 2015
Thermal Energy Storage Systems: a backup for air conditioners
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

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BEE Star Rating Program Explained

By on April 22, 2016
BEE Star Rating Program Explained
Today, when we go to purchase an electrical appliance for our house, the number of choices available exceeds our capacity to understand and evaluate them. We are heavily loaded with information on a large number of products. This may at times land us in purchasing something that might not be the best option for us. However, once purchased, they are going to stay in our house almost till the life of the appliance, say 8-10 years for

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NDPL Online Electricity Bill Payment

By on November 20, 2015
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

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Tata Power Online Bill Payment and Customer Portal provides offers to save electricity

By on August 27, 2015
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.

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Air Conditioner maintenance and operation tips for electricity savings

By on April 22, 2016
Air Conditioner maintenance and operation tips for electricity savings
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

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