Electricity Saving Tips For Homes And Offices

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

By on August 26, 2015
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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Defective electricity meter – what can you do?

By on August 25, 2015
Defective electricity meter – what can you do?
Electricity meters just like any other device or appliance can go wrong any time. Although it does not mean that they are the sole reasons of high electricity bills, but it can be one of the issues. The first thing that you can do is to validate the electricity bill amounts using some guidelines that are available on our website. And if it is found that the electricity meter is defective, then you need to “act”. With this article we will try to explain what does

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Measuring electricity consumption of home appliances and doing self audit

By on August 27, 2015
Measuring electricity consumption of home appliances and doing self audit
Knowing the electricity consumption of appliances is always the first step towards saving electricity. And before one starts a project to reduce electricity in home or office, it is very important to measure the electricity consumption of appliances. But the question comes, how do you measure the appliances? In this article we will tell you how we used a simple single phase meter to do some sample audits. We purchased a single phase energy meter for a nominal price

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Understand Energy charges in electricity bill and how average monthly bill is disadvantageous

By on August 26, 2015
Understand Energy charges in electricity bill and how average monthly bill is disadvantageous
Have you received your electricity bill recently and you are trying to understand what are the energy charges on your electricity bill? If that is the case then you are not alone, as electricity bill is the most complex bill that one receives. In case you came here looking for calculation of electricity bill, you can use online electricity bill calculator in the article: Online

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