Save on Lights and Fans

  • Lighting and Fans

    • Switch off lights and fans when not required

    • Replace bulbs with tube lights & CFL(Compact Flourescent Lamps)

    • Utilize natural light

    • Use electronic chokes & regulators

    • Optimise use of lights in malls, multiplexes & hotels

    • Turn off the lights when not in use

    • Take advantage of daylight by using light-colored, loose-weave curtains on your windows to allow daylight to penetrate the room.

    • De-dust lighting fixtures to maintain illumination

    • Use task lighting; instead of brightly lighting an entire room, focus the light where you need it

    • Compact fluorescent bulbs are four times more energy efficient than incandescent bulbs and provide the same lighting

    • Use electronic chokes in place of conventional copper chokes

    • Replace conventional regulators with electronic regulators for ceiling fans

    • Install exhaust fans at a higher elevation than ceiling fans

  • Electric Iron, Refrigerator, Washing Machine and Geyser

    • Select iron boxes with automatic temperature cutoff

    • Use appropriate regulator position for ironing

    • Do not put more water on clothes while ironing

    • Do not iron wet clothes

    • Do not open door frequently

    • Set thermostat in medium cooling position

    • Keep adequate space from wall

    • Do not overload the refrigerator

    • Defrost your refrigerator regularly

    • Regularly defrost manual-defrost refrigerators and freezers;

    • frost buildup increases the amount of energy needed to keep the motor running.

    • Leave enough space between your refrigerator and the walls so that air can easily circulate around the refrigerator

    • Don't keep your refrigerator or freezer too cold.

    • Make sure your refrigerator door seals are airtight

    • Cover liquids and wrap foods stored in the refrigerator. Uncovered foods release moisture and make the compressor work harder.

    • Do not open the doors of the refrigerators frequently

    • Don't leave the fridge door open for longer than necessary, as cold air will escape.

    • Use smaller cabinets for storing frequently used items

    • Avoid putting hot or warm food straight into the fridge

    • Use the shortest cycle time

    • Always wash only with full loads

    • Use optimal quantity of water

    • Use timer facility to save energy

    • Use the correct amount of detergent

    • Use hot water only for very dirty clothes

    • Always use cold water in the rinse cycle

    • Prefer natural drying over electric dryers

    • Switch off when not required

    • Reduce thermostat setting from 600 to 500 c

    • Use Solar Water Heater a good replacement for a electric water heater

  • Kitchen Appliances

    • Geyser

      • Switch off when not required

      • Reduce thermostat setting from 600 to 500 c

      • Use Solar Water Heater a good replacement for a electric water heater

    • Mixers

      • Avoid dry grinding in your food processors ( mixers and grinders) as it takes longer time than liquid grinding

    • Microwaves ovens

      • Consumes 50 % less energy than conventional electric / gas stoves

      • Do not bake large food items

      • Unless you're baking breads or pastries, you may not even need to preheat

      • Don't open the oven door too often to check food condition as each opening leads to a temperature drop of 25C

    • Electric stove

      • Turn off electric stoves several minutes before the specified cooking time

      • Use flat-bottomed pans that make full contact with the cooking coil

  • Air Conditioning

    • Ensure proper sealing of doors and windows

    • Set thermostat at 250 c for optimum cooling

    • Clean AC filter every month

    • Use film/tinted glass on windows

    • Prefer air conditioners having automatic temperature cut off

    • Keep regulators at low cool position

    • Operate the ceiling fan in conjunction with your window air conditioner to spread the cooled air more effectively.

    • Seal the doors and windows properly

    • Leave enough space between your air conditioner and the walls to allow better air circulation

    • A roof garden can reduce the load on Air Conditioner

    • Use windows with sun films/curtains

    • Set your thermostat as high as comfortably possible in the summer. The lower will be energy consumption.

    • Don't set your thermostat at a colder setting than normal when you turn on your air conditioner.

    • Don't place lamps or TV sets near your air-conditioning thermostat.

    • Plant trees or shrubs to shade air-conditioning units but not to block the airflow.



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