Energy Labelling program for ACs has been made mandatory from Jan 2010. Since then people have been sensitized towards the star rating program of BEE and are actually shelling out more to buy 5 star AC for their residential or commercial units. BEE had noted that way back in Jan 2010, there were more than 38 brands of ACs in the market. Quite a few of them were just energy guzzlers. The energy labelling program set out in 2010 to correct this anomaly in the Air conditioner market. Continue reading
With more and more people moving towards apartments and multi-storied buildings, the energy usage pattern has undergone remarkable shift. In western world, the heating and cooling accounts for about 50% of Energy Consumption. Apartment Size does impacts the energy consumption significantly.
Economies world over are under recession which has continued for too long now. The GDP figures have shown downward trend in last 2-3 years. Organizations are looking towards cost cutting measures in a big way just to stay afloat. The natural tendency for any organization in troubled times is to cut down on the unnecessary expenditures. The finance personnel suggests many options to the CEOs of the units to reduce cash outgo. Energy Efficiency Measures though help in reducing the energy consumption but at the same time involve initial capital investments.
Energy efficient design of buildings as a concept has hardly caught on in India. Though people are slowly realizing the importance of energy savings in buildings but still country has to go a long way in embracing this subject.
The ASHRAE Level 1 Energy Audit is the basis for any energy efficiency exercise which one attempts to carry out in a commercial building. This is an important step in understanding which areas offer maximum scope for energy savings.
Galaxy S 3 users have been patiently waiting for some of Galaxy S 4 features to figure on their handsets. The wait for Android 4.2.2 is expected to end soon. There are many new features that would please the Galaxy S 3 users once they have the Android 4.2.2 up and running on their handsets.
Bureau of Energy Efficiency’s flagship program Bachat Lamp Yojna (BLY) was intended to promote energy efficient CFLs against incandescent lamps. Many investors came rushing to India to invest in the BLY with the intentions of earning carbon credits in the thriving Carbon Market. But that was what when they arrived in India but soon the Carbon Market started crashing in Europe. The decline was precipitated by the global economic crisis and an oversupply of Carbon credits in Europe.
Android Phones offers many features which can be used to make one’s life simpler. But at the same time there are many a features in Android phone which appears quite attractive but may not be very useful to you. Encrypting Android Phone is one such feature. First of all let me first explain what actually encrypting android phone means. All of your data – including application data, downloaded files, and everything else – on your phone or tablet can be encrypted. This feature has been made available in Android Gingerbread 2.3.4 and newer versions of Android.