We do not inherit the EARTH from our parents,
We borrow it from our children

- Antoine De Saint-Exupery


Energy

A power list to help you use less energy

  • Tune out the tube

Switch off your television sets,reduce your satellite consumption and think about how your ancestors entertained them self before the couch potato revolution

  • Turn off when you turn in

Always switch off the lights when you leave the room.Your carbon consumption will go down by 100 kg!

  • Put your charger on a power diet

All of you who are gluttons for gizmos & gadgets,charges eat a great amount of electricity.Always unplug when they are not being used. Remember,with great power comes great responsibility.

  • It's cool to be hot

Keep the air conditioner at an optimum 240c. If you feel the heat,just open the windows. In with the good,out with the bad! save 100kg of CO2 and around Rs.3900 per year.

  • Fluorescent's in fashion

Compact fluorescents lights(CFLs) use one-third of the energy of regular bulbs and dazzle with equal brilliance. And last ten times longer

  • Water down the supply

Have shorter showers and don't let the water run when bathing. Whatever anybody says, longer showers do not a cleaner person make! Hot showers account for two-thirds of all water heating cost.

  • Loaded with laundry

When using the washing machine make sure that it's fully loaded so that it is put to optimum use. now you can hoard dirty laundry for weeks together without any guilt. You'll save energy-yours as well as the machine's. Save 45 kg of CO2 and approximately Rs.1500 per year.

  • Go for solar

Install a solar water heater instead of an electric geyser. A 100-litre solar water heater can save around 1,500 units of electricity every year.

  • Less is definitely more

Buy appliances that use less energy.Opt for a hand-held eggbeater over an electric one. It will help you reduce your carb(on) consumption