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Light Meter App on mobile phone: easy way to optimize room lighting and save electricity

By on April 26, 2018
Light Meter App on mobile phone: easy way to optimize room lighting and save electricity
One of the biggest challenges while setting up lights in a room is to understand how much lighting is good lighting. People end up putting multiple CFLs, Tube lights, down-lighters, which at times is more than required and also consume electricity more than what is needed. In a previous post on Task Based Lighting we had discussed about the amount of light required in

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Solar Lantern with LED bulbs ideal for emergency lights during power cuts

By on April 26, 2018
Solar Lantern with LED bulbs ideal for emergency lights during power cuts
Power cuts is not a recent phenomenon but something that we have been seeing for many years in our country. There are many places in the country that receive electricity only for a few hours in a day, and then there are some that do not get electricity at all. In many parts of the country, kerosene is still used as fuel to generate light during emergency. Burning of kerosene not only causes air pollution but also has potential to cause a lot of disastrous health effects.

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Street lighting and General Illumination options for residential complexes: HPSV, LED, Fluorescent and Solar

By on January 28, 2020
Street lighting and General Illumination options for residential complexes: HPSV, LED, Fluorescent and Solar
Street lighting and general illumination are very important for security in all residential complexes. Parking lots and pathways should be lit uniformly as it provides a sense of security. Although lighting may be a small portion of a residential complex’s electricity bills it is a very important aspect for the well being of the residents. Lately, with rising electricity bills, management committees of various residential complexes have started thinking about various

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Before Renewables think Energy Efficiency

By on April 26, 2018
Before Renewables think Energy Efficiency
There is lot of buzz in the world around renewable sources of energy and even energy efficiency. Renewables truly have potential to solve all the energy problems in the world, but one has to think efficiency first. If the electrical and electronics systems are not efficient then the size of renewable system required will be more, which will not just require more space but will also be more expensive. So although renewables and energy efficiency are treated as separate

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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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