Electricity Saving Tips For Homes And Offices

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Sizing batteries and inverters for a solar PV system

By on April 22, 2016
Sizing batteries and inverters for a solar PV system
In our previous post on: Solar Glossary – photovoltaic, panels, modules, cells, voltage, watt and current we talked about various technical aspects to look for before buying a solar panel. In this post we will talk more about batteries and inverters and their sizing. A larger sized system may cost more

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It is important to make right buying decision to save electricity

By on August 26, 2015
It is important to make right buying decision to save electricity
Technology is changing the face of the world. It is changing the way we do things and it simplifies our practical problems. In this age of technological improvements the number of gadgets that are available in market are increasing at a very fast pace. Owning a new gadget adds to the happiness quotient of many. Buying the latest technology or the biggest models makes many feel proud. But when the same increases the electricity bills, then there is a lot of heartburn.

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Split or Window which air conditioner should you buy?

By on May 1, 2017
Split or Window which air conditioner should you buy?
Should I buy a split air conditioner or a window air conditioner? This is a question that many air conditioner buyers thinks of, before making a purchase. And we keep getting this question quite regularly at Bijli Bachao. It is not just about split or window, but about a whole lot of things that should be considered while buying an air conditioner.  Air Conditioner is an appliance that can significantly blow up your electricity bills and utmost care should be taken

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Top Ten Air Conditioners in India by electricity consumption and size

By on April 5, 2018
Top Ten Air Conditioners in India by electricity consumption and size
For all the households using air conditioners, a major component of electricity bill is contributed by the air conditioners. If you are someone who is worried about high electricity bills due to air conditioners then buying energy efficient air conditioner makes much more sense to you. There are multiple types and brands of air conditioners available in the market today. Everyone wishes to be informed before making a buying decision of an air conditioner. Most sources

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Top Ten Water Heaters / geysers in India by standing loss and size

By on February 15, 2018
Top Ten Water Heaters / geysers in India by standing loss and size
Although electricity consumption of water heater or geyser depends on the amount of hot water used (as discussed in our link: Choose the right sized water heater/geyser for electricity saving), standing loss can be an important factor while deciding which water heater to buy. “Standing loss” or heat/energy loss of a water heater to the

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Top Ten Refrigerators in India by electricity consumption and size – Buying Guide

By on April 1, 2018
Top Ten Refrigerators in India by electricity consumption and size – Buying Guide
Refrigerators or fridges are one of the few appliances, apart from televisions, which have become omnipresent today. Almost in every urban household you might find a refrigerator standing in a corner of the house. It would not be an exaggeration if it is said that refrigerators have become an integral part of urban lives today. It performs a myriad of functions and contribute largely towards making our lives more comfortable. So it is needless to say that one must

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Roof-Top Solar PV system project for home and office

By on September 5, 2017
Roof-Top Solar PV system project for home and office
Electricity generated through coal plants is becoming expensive by every passing day. Power cuts and increasing dependence on DG sets is causing a lot of damage to the environment. The demand supply gap for electricity is increasing in the country which makes it very important for people to start thinking of other ways of realizing their energy needs. Keeping this in mind Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE), Government of India is promoting off-grid solar PV

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Ceiling Fan buying and maintenance guide

By on September 3, 2017
Ceiling Fan buying and maintenance guide
Ceiling fans can be great electricity savers during summer months if your electricity bills are high due to high air conditioning load. There is significant amount of electricity that this small appliance can save and can help you avoid air conditioner. But it is not a magic wand to save electricity. It is very important to have a right kind of ceiling fan installed with its right maintenance and operations. A poorly installed fan of bad quality can waste a lot of

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Use Washing Machine efficiently to save electricity

By on February 28, 2017
Use Washing Machine efficiently to save electricity
It is not just buying energy efficient products that will save electricity for you; right operation of the same will also make an impact. Efficiency of a washing machine depends a lot on how it is used regularly. Washing machine is a very costly appliance to operate and in-efficient use of it can skyrocket your washing costs. The way cloths are washed can actually save you money. Here are some basic tips: 1) Front Load or

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