/Eco Soch

April 2018

Lightning Arresters

By | 2018-04-25T18:00:48+00:00 April 25th, 2018|

What is Lightning Arrester? When any of us talk about Electricity or related, there is always safety which we are worried about. Especially when working with electricity and its components. Why is the safety so important? Any kind of mistake could cause a fatal damage. There are four kinds of common injuries which [...]

February 2018

How to read a 3 Phase Bi-Directional Meter?

By | 2018-02-18T06:53:38+00:00 February 8th, 2018|

How to read a bidirectional 3Ø meter? Bi-directional meters are used to calculate both export and import of the energy. It is majorly used to calculate when there is an alternative source of energy like solar, wind, biomass etc is installed along with the main grid supply. In households, meters could be either [...]

November 2017

Requirements from Apartments for Solar Rooftop

By | 2017-11-24T17:36:52+00:00 November 24th, 2017|

Apartment communities are one of the best-suited places for roof-top solar installations for two reasons: The availability of shadow-free area is quite high. The consumptions of apartment common area loads are also high. Because of the above two reasons and the increasing tariff from the ESCOM(Electricity Supply Company)s year on year, the solar for apartments [...]

October 2016

Solar Rooftop Power Policy Changes in Karnataka

By | 2017-08-25T18:19:11+00:00 October 3rd, 2016|

Giving the residents of Karnataka a chance to self consume the Solar power they installed. KERC came up with few changes in their existing Solar Power policy for rooftop. The Hon’ble KERC vide order dtd: S/03/1 dtd: 19.09.2016 has issued Modification to the order 02.05.2016 in respect of determination of tariff and other norms for [...]

March 2015

CPRI Certificate on Super Fan’s Air Delivery Capacity

By | 2018-01-17T18:20:55+00:00 March 8th, 2015|

The Central Power Research Institute is an autonomous society under the Ministry of Power, Govt. of India. In their Fan Testing Laboratory, ELECTRIC CEILING FANs are tested as per IS: 374 -1979 specification. This is published by the BUREAU OF INDIAN STANDARDS which is The National Standards Body of India. Air Delivery Test at CPRI Here is [...]

SuperFans are 5 Star Certified by BEE (Bureau of Energy Efficiency).

By | 2018-01-17T18:20:55+00:00 March 5th, 2015|

The Government of India set up Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) (Website: http://www.bee-india.nic.in) on 1st March 2002 under the provisions of the Energy Conservation Act, 2001. The mission of the Bureau of Energy Efficiency is to assist in developing policies and strategies with a thrust on self-regulation and market principles, within the overall framework of [...]

SuperFans save more money than other energy efficient fans.

By | 2018-01-17T18:20:55+00:00 March 1st, 2015|

A superficial cost comparison may mislead a fan buyer into thinking that ordinary fans are cheaper than SuperFans. A quick product price comparison shows that ordinary induction motor ceiling fans range in price from Rs 1250 to Rs 1700, and the energy saving Havells ES 50 costs about Rs. 1700, inclusive of regulators. To justify [...]

February 2015

Beat the Heat this Summer with Energy Efficient Super Fans

By | 2018-01-17T18:20:55+00:00 February 24th, 2015|

Fans cool us by creating a wind chill effect. The sweat on our skin evaporates more easily, we lose more body heat through convection and we feel cooler. Bigger, faster fans deliver more air and cool us better. Bigger, faster fans use more electricity and actually end up heating an insulated room. We need bigger, faster fans [...]

A bit of background for the prosumers (producers-consumers) of Solar Power

By | 2018-01-17T18:20:55+00:00 February 21st, 2015|

The erstwhile Mysore State established the first major hydro-electric generating station at Shivasamudram as early as 1902 for commercial operation. The longest transmission line, at the highest voltage in the world, was constructed to meet the power needs of mining operations at Kolar Gold Fields. (Source) Since then, many hydro-electric projects were undertaken to increase [...]

December 2014