- Use always the natural air and light; do not switch on lights during the day.
- Promptly switch off the lights and fans and other appliances when the occupants leave
the room/hall or when not required.
- Switch off TV, AC, Microwave OVen, Washing Machine, Computers etc., to save standby
- Use task lighting, which focuses light where it is needed. A reading lamp, for example,
lights only reading material rather than the whole room.
- Use power factor correction capacitors with water pumps.
- A 15-watt compact fluorescent lamp(CFL) produces the same amount of light as a 60-watt
- When dust builds up on refrigerator's condenser coils the motor works harder and
consumes more electricity. Clean the coils regularly to make sure that air can circulate
- Baterry chargers, such as those for laptops, cell phones and digital cameras draw power
whenever they are plugged in. Pull the plug when not required and save energy.
- Slim tube lights give better light and consume less electricity than the filament lamps.
- Avoid opening the refrigerator frequently. Defrost it regularly.
- Dry your clothes in the sun instead of using the dryer in the washing machine.
- Use pressure cookers and avoid using electrical appliances as far as possible.
- The electricity consumption by your geyser can be considerably reduced if the members of
your family bathe in quick succession and switch it off as soon as it is no longer
- Avoid switching on of heavy duty appliances during peak hours, i.e., 6 a.m.
to 9 a.m., and 5 p.m., to 8 p.m.
- Buy BEE labelled energy efficient frost free refrigerator and fluorescent tubelights.
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