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Energy Efficiency and Conservation

Energy Efficiency and Conservation

What is Energy Efficiency and how is it different from Energy Conservation? we thought of depicting the same on an infographic. When talking about saving energy many people use the words ‘efficiency’ and ‘conservation’ interchangeably. Despite having different definitions, they do seem ...

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How much is 1 unit of electricity?

How much is 1 unit of electricity?

We all are used to getting itemized bill for our telephones. We find it very easy to understand where we spent most of our money when we get an itemized bill. Unfortunately there is no technology yet that can do ...

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Types of Tubelights Vs Power Consumption

Types of Tubelights Vs Power Consumption

Tubelights have been one of the most common form of luminaire used at most houses in India. Since the advent of CFLs, although they have lost some popularity, but CFLs are not a replacement of tubelights as we have highlighted ...

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Economics of Ceiling Fans in India

Economics of Ceiling Fans in India

Super Efficient Fans are the newest electricity saving technology for ceiling fans in India. These Fans with brushless DC motors save more than 50% electricity on use and can have a payback in 6 months to about a year and ...

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Coal power plant vs Solar power plant

Coal power plant vs Solar power plant

Every now and then we come across news of the government setting up some power plant of 500 MW, 1000 MW or even more sometimes, in different parts . Then we wonder if a power plant rated at 1000 MW ...

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Tips to Choose Tubelight Ballast

Tips to Choose Tubelight Ballast

In continuation to our previous infographic on tubelights: Types of tubelights available in Indian Market and their power consumption, here is another infographic that highlights the 2 types of ballasts that are available to work with tubelights. The Electromagnetic Ballast is ...

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How to save electricity for heating water in winter

How to save electricity for heating water in winter

Electricity consumption of a water heater is directly proportional to the amount of water that is heated. We established this fact in one of our previous post: Choose the right sized water heater/geyser for electricity saving. Having said that, the tips ...

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Tips to follow while buying a TV

Tips to follow while buying a TV

These days there are so many options available for Televisions in the market, that deciding on one can be a daunting task. But if electricity saving and going green is something that you are concerned about, then the infographic below ...

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Tips to buy LED Light Bulbs

Tips to buy LED Light Bulbs

LEDs are the latest “in thing” in lighting technologies. They are energy efficient, long lasting, compact and the greenest technology available in the market. There is lot of enthusiasm amongst people to buy LEDs for their houses, but there are ...

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Refrigerator Usage Tips

Refrigerator Usage Tips

Electricity consumption of refrigerator depends a lot on the way it is used. Although BEE star rating of refrigerator is done on the basis of annual electricity consumption, but the numbers on BEE star ratings are in test conditions. The ...

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