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Is postponing BEE star rating a piece of good news for customers?

Is postponing BEE star rating a piece of good news for customers?

Bureau of Energy Efficiency(BEE) is an agency of the government of India under the Ministry of Power, formed to reduce the energy intensity in the Indian economy through policies and recommendations. One of their functions is to classify the efficiency of appliances through their star rating system with 1 being the least efficient and 5 being the most efficient. Many are familiar with this system, as it is followed in appliances such as refrigerators, Air conditioners, TVs, and a few…

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Why super energy efficient ceiling fans?

Why super energy efficient ceiling fans?

Regular old ceiling fans Ceiling fans escape one’s mind when thinking about reducing electricity cost. This forgotten appliance contributes significantly to electricity consumption due to its numbers and hours of usage. The following estimation supports this claim. A regular ceiling fan (1200 mm span) consumes about 75 W at the highest speed.  There are over 400 million regular ceiling fans in India and each of them creates an electricity demand about 39W* (consumption at medium speed). Super energy efficient ceiling…

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