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Power Saver Devices for Air Conditioners

By on June 25, 2018
Power Saver Devices for Air Conditioners
One of the frequently asked question that we get on our website is: “Is there something that I can put on my Air Conditioner that can reduce its electricity consumption? There are power savers available for Air Conditioners in the market, are they genuine and is it legal to use them?” There are multiple types of power saver devices available in the market, and it is very important to figure out if you need one and if you do, which is the right one. Most of these

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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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Running Air Conditioner and other high power consuming appliances on Solar PV

By on April 22, 2016
Running Air Conditioner and other high power consuming appliances on Solar PV
With increasing power tariffs, power cuts and decreasing solar panel prices, there is a lot of interest in people to adopt solar technologies. A few months back we started putting our research on solar technologies on our website and since then we have received hundreds of queries on solar PV and other solar technologies. One thing that we have noticed is very common is that people want to run Air Conditioners or water heaters or pumps

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Solar airconditioning: using sun’s energy when it most abundent and needed

By on April 22, 2016
Solar airconditioning: using sun’s energy when it most abundent and needed
Is solar energy sufficient to run air conditioners? If yes, how wonderful it would be to live in an air-conditioned place without bothering about the electricity bills! And the best thing: you use solar energy when it is most readily available and you need it the most. The question is however, can the AC run only on solar energy or does it need electricity as well. It depends on the technology and that has an impact on the cost of the AC. We at Bijli Bachao get this

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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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Split or Window which air conditioner should you buy?

By on May 1, 2017
Split or Window which air conditioner should you buy?
Should I buy a split air conditioner or a window air conditioner? This is a question that many air conditioner buyers thinks of, before making a purchase. And we keep getting this question quite regularly at Bijli Bachao. It is not just about split or window, but about a whole lot of things that should be considered while buying an air conditioner.  Air Conditioner is an appliance that can significantly blow up your electricity bills and utmost care should be taken

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Quick Cool on Air Conditioner does not cool quickly

By on April 22, 2016
Quick Cool on Air Conditioner does not cool quickly
Coming into a room after being through a hot weather outside, most people would want to cool down their rooms quickly. What many people do is that they turn on the air conditioner in the room in quick cool mode thinking that it will cool the room quickly. But does the quick cool mode really cool a room quickly? Does the motor in the air conditioner run faster when you start it in the quick cool mode? It does NOT. So why is it called quick cool? It is mostly because

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Replace old inefficient air conditioners with BEE star rated air conditioners to save electricity

By on April 27, 2016
Replace old inefficient air conditioners with BEE star rated air conditioners to save electricity
Very recently, while interacting with some of the readers of Bijli Bachao, we came across a few people who were getting very high electricity bills and were concerned about it. On investigating more, we found out that they were using Air Conditioners that were more than 10-12 years old and hence were quite inefficient. We realized that a lot of people hold on to the old inefficient appliances worrying about the cost of buying new efficient appliances, but what they

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Use Sun Control Film to block heat through window glass and enable effective air conditioning

By on August 27, 2015
Use Sun Control Film to block heat through window glass and enable effective air conditioning
We all love to have windows in our house. They infuse beauty and warmth of natural light and brighten every small and little space alike. They improve the ambience of the room and make us feel better. Unfortunately they also let a lot of heat exchange from outside the room. During summers, heat through the window can increase the temperature inside and in winters it can let the heat through the room escape impacting units consumed (of electricity) for air conditioner

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Renting or buying a fully/semi furnished home? Do remember to factor in the money that you will have to pay for electricity

By on August 27, 2015
Renting or buying a fully/semi furnished home? Do remember to factor in the money that you will have to pay for electricity
In today’s fast paced life, everyone is looking for quick and easy solutions. In past, and to a large extent even now, people buy their own appliances and they take them along with them wherever they go. But today there is an increasing trend where more and more people are looking for fully or semi furnished homes to rent and even to buy. The trend is especially picking up in metros and big cities, as more and more people are investing in properties to give them

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