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5 Simple Ways To Cut Your Electricity Bill At Home

Last updated on: June 20, 2016 17:23 IST

Learning how to utilize energy economically can save a lot on your monthly bill which also helps in protecting the environment. Take a look at some easy tactics for everyone to find something that works for them.

#1. Use LED bulbs instead Of normal bulbs and tube lights which can save almost 50% of your electricity bill.

Led Bulbs For Your Home

 Buy 12W Led Bulb For Your Home Starts Rs.299

#2. Turning off lights you don’t use can save upto Rs.20,000 per year. Switch off the light bulbs and fans when not required. Since appliances also use power when they are plugged in, consider what you might be able to unplug altogether. 

Motion Sensor For Energy

Buy Motion Sensor Light Wall Lamps Starting Just Rs.399 Onwards

#3.  For emergency electric break down you can use this 21 emergency led light with 5 hours backup or you can even try these police torch light which will ultimately save the energy.

Emergency Lights For Your House

Buy 21 led Emergency Lights With police Pocket Torch (BOGOF) Starts Just Rs.299

#4. Your AC can use too much power if it isn’t appropriately sized for your home. Always clean the dirty AC filter regularly to give more life to it. Remember a fan doesn’t exactly cool your home, but by pushing air around, it will distribute the heat better.

Use fan to distribute the heat better

Buy Crompton Greaves High Flo Pedestial Fan Starts Rs.999 Onwards.

#5. If you are renovating, then paint your house with light colour as dark colour attracts more heat. Try to keep your windows and door open to circulate the fresh air properly from outside. Painting your house--particularly your roof--white can naturally reduce how hot your house gets and how much you need to spend on air conditioning.

 

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