Electricity Saving Tips For Homes And Offices

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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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Why do Power Cuts happen?

By on April 22, 2016
Why do Power Cuts happen?
The phrase “Power Cuts” is quite well known and familiar to most people in India. Many of us have seen lot of power cuts in our lives, some planned and some unplanned. Cursing the government or the electricity distribution company is the most common thing that we do when we face power cuts. When I was growing up I always used to think that there is limited electricity and rationing is happening, so that everyone gets his or her share of it. Having seen things being

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Super Efficient Ceiling Fans in India – Market Analysis

By on June 23, 2018
Super Efficient Ceiling Fans in India – Market Analysis
Sometime back we published an article on Super Efficient Ceiling Fans (link), in which we mentioned about how the ceiling fan market is moving towards super efficient ceiling fans, and how BEE (Bureau of Energy Efficiency) is trying to push for super efficient appliances in India. Since then we have received several emails asking about

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Best Ten LED TV brands ( Smart and Non Smart ) in India by Size

By on February 22, 2018
Best Ten LED TV brands ( Smart and Non Smart ) in India by Size
One thing that always attracts us when we enter any electronics store is the sight of flashing TVs. Numerous TVs are positioned inside a showroom in such a way that is bound to attract the passers-by eyeballs. More advanced the technology, more is the crowd around a particular model. No wonder while doing our research on TV power consumption, when we asked a few friends on what they look for while buying a TV, the response we got was: size, technology and price.

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Thermal Insulation with Double Glazed glasses

By on April 26, 2018
Thermal Insulation with Double Glazed glasses
Thermal insulation is a very important aspect which has to be thought about when putting an air conditioner or heater in a room. Significant amount of heat is exchanged with the outside environment through walls and windows and the best way to improve air conditioner or heater efficiency is by putting right thermal insulation in the room. Double glazed glass or Insulated glass is the best way to protect heat loss through windows.

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Use Refrigerator efficiently to save electricity

By on April 26, 2018
Use Refrigerator efficiently to save electricity
Refrigerators are one of the biggest contributors (about 15%) of a typical residential electricity bill, and efficiently operating the same can significantly impact the electricity bill. Although buying a BEE 5 star rated refrigerator is the first thing one should do, but along with that, several operating procedures should be taken care of: 1) Do not stuff the refrigerator full as it will hinder the flow of cold air thereby decreasing

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Ceiling Fans can reduce Air Conditioner load

By on April 26, 2018
Ceiling Fans can reduce Air Conditioner load
It’s a common belief that ceiling fans should not be used along with Air Conditioners. The reasoning given is that ceiling fans push the hot air down thus increasing the load on the air conditioners. Which to a certain extent is not wrong but what people forget is that the ceiling fans can create a breeze that makes people in the room feel cooler and more comfortable. With a ceiling fan running, you can raise the thermostat of the Air Conditioner by 2 to 4 degrees

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Interior Decoration for saving electricity

By on April 26, 2018
Interior Decoration for saving electricity
It’s a common perception that electricity can be saved only by choosing the right appliances and making sure that they are operated right. Rarely do people think about having interior decoration done right to save electricity. There are several things that people can do right to save electricity by decorating their room right. Choosing the right colours: Not many people know that colour of the room can help save electricity. Right colours for the room not just impacts the

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Laptop and Desktop energy comparison

By on April 22, 2016
Laptop and Desktop energy comparison
While there are many factors like price, portability, space and ease of upgrade that are considered while making a decision to buy a laptop, tablet or a desktop, electricity consumption is rarely considered as a factor. Most people use laptop, tablet or desktop without knowing how much power it consumes. Although there can be various other factors that can be important for someone buying a machine, but if electricity consumption is considered, laptops and tablets

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Pay Your Electricity Bills Online

By on May 2, 2017
Pay Your Electricity Bills Online
Till few years back, we had to stand in queues to pay our electricity bills. The Information Technology revolution in our country has made it easy for us to pay electricity bills online. Distribution Companies (or DISCOMs in short) in many states have provided facility of online bill payment on their websites. There are many states in which online bill payment is still not available, but with time most of the states will have it. In case you want

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