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Buying a new water heater is important criteria as home appliance. There would be different brands of water heaters are available in the market. Each water heater contains different features. The job of selecting the right one or suitable to your necessities can be discouraging at times.  It usually happens that people do not easily understand the characteristics of an appliance and...

Posted by in House Electrical Wiring on Sep 03, 2015 .
 Electricity consumed by Water Heater

It is essential to choose the right sized water heater because the amount of electricity used by water heater much depends on the usage of hot water. The electricity consumption is less; the use of hot water is less. Moreover, lesser the water you heat, lesser is the electricity consumption. Thus it is important to select the ideal sized water...

What is a power inverter?

A power inverter or inverter is a device that can transform Direct Current (DC) to Alternating Current (AC) using switching, transformers and control circuits. And this is the basic purpose of any inverter: be it solar or normal inverter. A home UPS or normal inverter takes the DC power from the batteries and converts it to AC power used by appliances. A solar...

Posted by in House Electrical Wiring on May 12, 2015 .

What is a Kill a Watt meter? (Clamp-on Ammeter)       

A Kill a Watt meter (Clamp-on Ammeter) is an appliance which is capable of measuring the electricity consumption of the appliance directly connected to it. It was first manufactured by P3 International. It has a LCD display which shows various parameters like voltage, current, true power, apparent power, reactive power, power...

Posted by in House Electrical Wiring on Apr 14, 2015 .
Calculation for your Home Inverter (Approximation)
 
Surely, if you want to buy an inverter, it is very important to calculate the capacity of Inverter that will outfit your requirement. The power consumption of home appliances like tube light, fan, TV, laptop, CFL, etc. shown in table as below, for example
 
Tube light - 60W
Fan - 70W
Television - 120W
Laptop -...
“THE ELECTRIC BILL WON’T GIVE YOU A SHOCK IF YOU REMEMBER TO TURN OFF THE LIGHT.”
 
Electricity has become an important source of energy in our daily lifestyle and to live without it would be beyond imagination yet over 400 million Indians are still living without electricity due to economic and political crisis.
 
Due to more power cuts in urban areas and cities like...

Posted by in Renewable Energy on Mar 17, 2015 .
 
Life of the battery in the today’s electronics like smartphones, tablets, laptops etc. have major issue of the life period with existing technologies. The charge period of the battery is very less in compare to the features and applications of the devices. Therefore you probably have to carry charger with you all the time if you are using the devices every day or you have to...

Posted by in House Electrical Wiring on Mar 07, 2015 .
 
Some Tips to keep your home safe:
 
  • Only use a LED torch for emergency lighting.
  • Keep batteries recharged and also keep some spare batteries for torches.
  • Make sure to turn off the electrical appliances like fridges, TV, motor, LED lights etc to avoid the sudden spark of electricity as it may harm.
  • Make sure inverter or back up domestic generator is...