Renewable Energy Department,
Haryana & HAREDA
Akshay Urja Bhawan
Institutional Plot No.1
Panchkula Pin: 134109
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Screen savers save computer screens, not energy. Start-ups and shutdowns do not use any extra energy, nor are they hard on your computer components. In fact, shutting computers down when you are finished using them actually reduces system wear - and saves energy
Battery chargers, such as those for laptops, cell phones and digital cameras, draw power whenever they are plugged in and are very inefficient. Pull the plug and save.
Setting computers, monitors, and copiers to use sleep-mode when not in use helps cut energy costs by approximately 40%.
If your computer must be left on, turn off the monitor; this device alone uses more than half the system's energy.
|5.||Turn off your home office equipment when not in use. A computer that runs 24 hours a day, for instance, uses - more power than an energy-efficient refrigerator.|
Don't overfill the kettle for just one drink. Heat only the amount of water you need.
It takes more energy to heat a dirty kettle. Regularly clean your electric kettle by combining boiling water and vinegar to remove mineral deposits.
When buying a new electric kettle, choose one that has an automatic shut-off button and a heat-resistant handle.
Use an electric kettle to heat water. It's more energy efficient than using an electric cook top element.
Remember, microwaves cook food from the outside edge toward the centre of the dish, so if you're cooking more than one item, place larger and thicker items on the outside.