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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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Guest Article: Using time switches as power saver for air conditioner and deep freezer

By on April 22, 2016
Guest Article: Using time switches as power saver for air conditioner and deep freezer
At Bijli Bachao our aim is to help people save electricity, and to do this, we not only provide tips to use appliances, but we also try to find new products/ideas/technologies that can help. In this process we keep meeting individuals/companies that are doing interesting work in this area. During one such meet recently, we met Mr Sudhir Shah from Mumbai, who till few years back was working as Electrical contractor for big companies, but then left that work to start

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Time Switches: easy automatic way to switch on and off appliances and save electricity

By on April 22, 2016
Time Switches: easy automatic way to switch on and off appliances and save electricity
We all know that switching off appliances from the mains is one of the best way to save electricity. Still, at times we encounter situations where doing the same is either a hassle or is difficult. Running an AC all night will consume a lot of electricity and will also make the room quite cool, but getting up in the middle of the night to switch off is a hassle. A switched on TV/DTH-DVR system will consume quite a lot of electricity,

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Air Conditioners with Heat Pump can save electricity for heating in winters

By on April 22, 2016
Air Conditioners with Heat Pump can save electricity for heating in winters
Several places in Northern India experience extreme winters and summers every year. To deal with such extreme weather, most people buy both air conditioners as well as room heaters. It not only adds to the number of appliances in a house, but also significantly increases electricity bills in summers as well as winters. Air conditioners because they have a thermostat (which controls temperature) do not consume a lot of electricity as compared to room heaters, which

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Insulation Boards that can help reduce your air conditioning and heating load and save electricity

By on April 22, 2016
Insulation Boards that can help reduce your air conditioning and heating load and save electricity
We all like to live in the comfort of air conditioners or heaters, but most of us are also aware that these appliances significantly increase our electricity bills. Although there are multiple ways of reducing electricity bills due to air conditioning or heating but nothing can be better than having a good insulation in a room. A good insulation can even help you avoid using these appliances if the temperature in your room is comfortable

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Desert Air Coolers better option than Air Conditioners for hot and dry places

By on April 22, 2016
Desert Air Coolers better option than Air Conditioners for hot and dry places
Air Conditioners can significantly increase electricity bills is a fact that is known to many people, but still many people buy it thinking that buying an air conditioner has become a necessity. While we can agree to an extent to the fact that temperatures have increase a bit in last century, but it is not that the life was difficult when there were no air conditioners. For a long time, people in India, especially those living in hot and dry climates used to rely more

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Electricity Bills vary with seasons and how Inverter Technology can help

By on April 22, 2016
Electricity Bills vary with seasons and how Inverter Technology can help
We frequently get questions from our visitors complaining that their electricity bills vary quite a lot and if they should get their meters checked. Although effectiveness of meter can go wrong and there are methods to get them verified and fixed, but the first thing that one should do is check personal electricity consumption. And while checking electricity consumption one should always remember that electricity bills vary with seasons. Although the usages of appliances

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It is important to make right buying decision to save electricity

By on August 26, 2015
It is important to make right buying decision to save electricity
Technology is changing the face of the world. It is changing the way we do things and it simplifies our practical problems. In this age of technological improvements the number of gadgets that are available in market are increasing at a very fast pace. Owning a new gadget adds to the happiness quotient of many. Buying the latest technology or the biggest models makes many feel proud. But when the same increases the electricity bills, then there is a lot of heartburn.

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Top Ten Air Conditioners in India by electricity consumption and size

By on September 25, 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

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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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