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Microwave Ovens: Science behind it; comparison with gas stove; and some myths/realties

By on April 22, 2016
Microwave Ovens: Science behind it; comparison with gas stove; and some myths/realties
Microwave ovens are there in Indian market since quite some time, but it is only in the last few years that they have caught the fancy of Indian kitchen. We at Bijli Bachao get several requests asking for suggestions for buying microwave ovens and thus we picked it up as a topic to research about. The Bureau of Energy Efficiency in India currently does not have any star rating or standards for Energy Efficiency of Microwave Ovens and thus none of the microwave models

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Save LPG used by cook stoves: Make sure your gas burners burn blue for higher fuel efficiency

By on April 22, 2016
Save LPG used by cook stoves: Make sure your gas burners burn blue for higher fuel efficiency
Although induction cooktops are gaining popularity, but traditional old gas stoves are still the most used cooking appliance in households. At Bijli Bachao, we profess saving energy, and although our name gives a feeling of saving electricity, but saving other sources of energy are as dear to us. LPG and PNG are the most common fuel used for cooking on gas stoves in India, and saving them is as important as saving electricity. Although there are several things that

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Cooktop Comparison: Gas, Electric and Induction

By on April 22, 2016
Cooktop Comparison: Gas, Electric and Induction
Recently while interacting with a Bijli Bachao reader, we came across a question: which cooktop should I buy Gas or Induction? And this made us realize: Hey! We didn't think about it! Cooking typically is a small component of the whole energy requirement in a house (especially in most middle and upper class urban homes), which some people typically ignore. Although rising LPG/PNG costs does cause a furore but rarely do we compare it with other form of energy: electricity.

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Microwave Oven vs. Conventional Electric Oven: a comparison of technology and efficiency

By on April 22, 2016
Microwave Oven vs. Conventional Electric Oven: a comparison of technology and efficiency
Indian kitchen, which at one time had very less electrical appliances, is now getting loaded with appliances of all kinds. Ovens: electric or microwave are increasingly getting into Indian kitchen and making their presence felt. But many a times people get confused between the two and do not understand which one to buy. It is important to note that although a lot of activities can be done in both of these types of ovens, there are few things that can be done well only

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