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Electric Power Saving Tips
On lighting
  • Plan the location of lighting fixtures.
  • Use the appropriate wattage for the lighting purpose.
  • Use natural lighting when feasible.
  • Replace incandescent bulb with a Compact Flourescent Lamp (CFL).
  • Put off lights that are not needed.
  • Clean the tubes of the lamp regularly.
On Cooking
  • Plan before you cook.
  • Thaw frozen food before cooking.
  • Match the pan/cookware size with the heating plate.
  • Set to medium or low heat when the water/liquid is already boiling.
  • Do not reheat food using the electric stove.
On washing and ironing
  • Soak clothes in detergent before loading them up in the washing machine.
  • Use the right size of washing machine for your need.
  • Do not overload the unit.
  • Do not over-wash the clothes.
  • Do all the ironing at one time.
  • Use iron with thermostat, and select the appropriate heat level.
  • Iron heavy clothes first and dampen clothes moderately.
  • Avoid watching TV or doing other things while ironing.
On cooling and ventilation
  • Buy an aircon unit with Yellow Energy Label. The higher the Energy Efficiency Ration (EER) the better.
  • Use the right size of fan/aircon for your need.
  • Use an aircon wither timer/ecozone.
  • Place the unit in a ventilated area and regularly clean the condenser and evaporator.
  • Determine your comfortable level. When using an aircon, set the temperature at 25°C.
  • Avoid using fan oscillator.
  • Turn off the fan/aircon if not needed.
On using gadgets and other appliances
  • Use electric airpot sparingly.
  • Turn off battery/cellphone charger when chargin is complete.
  • Limit/shorten the use of TV or computer.
  • Avoid putting VCR, TV, Stereo or Computer on stand-by mode.
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  • ENERGY CONSUMPTION is dependent on the following:
    • the wattage rating or size of the appliances or equipment.
    • length of time of usage.
  • USERS have different needs and behavior in the use of appliance or equipement.
  • Due to economic and technical considerations, some applliances or equipment are inherently inefficient.