Planning to buy Air Conditioner? 5 ways to keep electricity bill in control
The summers are here, and to deal with the wrath of the summer, coolers or air conditioners are needed. So keep these things in mind if you are buying one this summer.
Every household using summer coolers and air conditioners will increase the power consumption. So, how can we curb the situation or keep it under control. Here are 5 ways in which we can lower the electricity bill. Did you know that air-conditioners with a higher rating consume less power? Read here.
Higher the star rating, lower the electricity bill
Almost every gadget comes with a star rating. Be it an AC or refrigerator, the device gets a rating within 1-5. Buy an AC with a higher rating as it can save up to 30 to 35 per cent of electricity over locally assembled ones.
ACs with innovative features
With the up-gradation of digital innovations, Air conditioners with inverter technology consume less power but at the same time keeps the room cool. Along with controlling the electricity phase, inverter ACs are synched with the compressor's speed to perform better.
Choosing right place
Your electricity bill also gets affected by where you are fixing your AC in the room. Buying the right size according to your room size and locating at the appropriate place is essential to maintain power consumption.
Always keep the temp at 24 degrees
Keep your air conditioner's temperature at 24°C to maintain the compressor's pressure and lower the power consumption.
Maintenance is very necessary. An air conditioner has 3000 parts, and to get timely servicing is essential. Keep air filters clean and wash the outdoor unit at an interval of 7-15 days to increase the longevity of the AC. This will help in lower the consumption of power.