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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.
Computers and various other associated gadgets are becoming big part of our lives. With increasing advancements in technology computers and other gadgets will continue to be important in our homes and offices, and there by will continue to be important part of our electricity bills. As one computer and monitor can potentially consume as much power as an energy efficient refrigerator, it becomes very important that we make sure that we take some steps to reduce 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
Refrigerators are one of the biggest energy-consuming appliances at home which consumes as much as 15% of electricity in a typical urban household. Refrigerators take the heat from food (to make them cool) and push the heat outside. Thus it is very important the environment around the refrigerator should be cool enough to take the heat. And it is also important to place the refrigerator right for its efficient operation. People when they buy a refrigerator typically
The practice of turning off lights when not in use has been used as an energy-saving measure since quite some time. It is pretty effective, although there are some studies that suggest that using energy-efficient lights is far more effective than turning off lights. The amount of electricity savings by turning off lights depending on the type of light
Buying an air conditioner once considered a sign of luxury, is now becoming quite common in India. Many urban homes are equipped with air conditioners in one or more rooms. But everyone who owns an air conditioner knows that it comes at the cost of increasing electricity bills. Although cooling does take a lot of electricity but taking effective steps can surely get it down. One of the main things that can help is maintaining the right temperature for the air conditioners.
Many a time we think that switching off the Television/AC from remote, or just turning the power button off for an appliance makes sure that it is not consuming any electricity. But the fact is that the appliance continues to consume electricity till the plug point is not switched off. The LEDs, voltage stabilizer (if used) and internal circuitry constantly consume electricity until the power is switched off from the plug point. This is also evident
It is very important to understand the electricity bill and it's components to make plans for energy savings. Our electricity bills have quite a lot of information to give us a good insight into our electricity consumption patterns. A good understanding of various components can help one plan for money-saving exercise. To know the tariff of each State applicable for the year 2019, click here. In
Till a 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 a facility of online bill payment on their websites. One shall visit the website of the power company of the website and register yourself using the connection id. In case your connection is prior to the digitalization