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Hundreds of fridges, freezers and fridge freezers currently on sale in shops across the UK are potentially unsafe

The consumer body Which? has described 250 of the most popular fridges and freezers on sale in the UK as ‘potentially unsafe’, adding that they could be putting lives at risk. The organisation has demanded that retailers immediately stop selling the models it identified after an investigation showed

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Buying Guide for Coffee Makers ( Coffee Machines)

How do you like your coffee? Hopefully you know the answer to this important question. If one cup is enough to jumpstart your day, choose a oneor twocup drip model or a single-serve machine. Need more? Choose a larger automatic drip or one of

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Do you know the ingredients in your shampoo?

In most households the shampoo is a basic necessity and one doesn’t normally give much thought as to what its ingredients are. However, it is now an established fact that most of the shampoos in the market are loaded with chemicals that have adverse

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Know the best coffee makers (coffee machine) between 900 to 4K

You start out by thinking it’s only about an appliance that will give you your daily cup of coffee, so their can’t be much to ponder about. Then, when you do some research, you realize there is a whole world of brands out there

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What is the inverter technology in air conditioners?

The inverter technology (or DC inverter) is the latest evolution of technology concerning the electromotor of compressors. An inverter is used to control the speed of the compressor motor, so as to continuously regulate the temperature. The DC inverter units have a variable-frequency drive

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Introducing ISEER Rating – Indian Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio

The Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) has introduced a new star-rating methodology called Indian Seasonal Energy Efficiency Ratio (ISEER) for air conditioners. This methodology factors in variance in higher temperatures in India and rates air conditioners accordingly. Consumers can now purchase air conditioners with

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The Advantages and Disadvantages of an Inverter AC

Advantages of Inverter AC

About 30 per cent to 50 per cent cheaper to run as it consumes less power compared to a conventional AC
No voltage fluctuation caused by compressor
Maintains constant room temperature
Efficient cooling and heating
Can be run

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10 Tips to have the most energy efficient AC to lower the electricity bill

Electricity bills in summer shot up due to the use of ACs or Air Conditioners.  However you can control this by implementing a few best practices. Following tips will will help you to have the most energy efficient ACs which in turn will lower

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How to Install an AC: Principles of AC Installation

Consider installation costs and requirements when you’re shopping around. Here are some things to remember:

Most traders offer supply and install packages, and some installation only. Installation must be done by a company’s licensed air conditioner installer, due to the refrigerant gas

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Microwave Oven Buying Guide

Microwave ovens are all about convenience. Whether you want to warm leftovers, make soup, tea or coffee, make instant snacks like popcorn, or cook some kebabs or paneer tikka, no other appliance makes it as easy as a microwave. It fits into our rushed lives like a glove,

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Washing Machine Buying Guide: How to buy a Washing Machine?

We have compiled a Washing Guide to help you decide the features that meet your requirements and you end up making the right informed choice!  
Note down the answers to the following questions and at the end you would have a checklist ready

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How to increase the life and efficiency of a washing machine?

You might spend somewhere between INR 8000 to 80, 000 on a washing machine and its usage can account for as much as 20 per cent of the electricity you use. Hence it’s important that you consider following Do’s and Don’ts to increase the

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Types of water heaters and geysers

There are several type of water heaters and geysers available. Hence it is pertinent to know what suits your requirements. 
Storage Tank Water Heaters
Cold water is heated and stored in a tank, ready to use anytime. It consists of a steel storage

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Refrigerator Usage Tips: How to Make your Refrigerator Energy Efficient Fridge

During hot summers it is the refrigerator that gives you cold water to quench your thirst, while in winters it helps you store food without having the hassle of going to the market everyday braving the cold winter mornings. But to make your refrigerator,

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Refrigerator Buying Guide

How to buy the best fridge: 8 Points to Consider

Size or Capacity: When it comes to selecting the refrigerator sizes, one should keep the need, costing and space in mind. A family of four can easily do with a 250–300 litres fridge.

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Types of Refrigerators

How to choose the Best Refrigerator
Refrigerator buying is a serious purchase where one should put a lot of thought in it. A refrigerator is not only an integral part of our lives and kitchen but it is one purchase which stays with us

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Refrigerator Storage – How to keep Food Safe in Refrigerator

Refrigerator food safety is an issue of great concern especially if one stores food for longer duration. Among a few important things to remember when it comes to refrigerator storage, one should know how to prevent spoilage and bacteria growth in the food. The goal of keeping food safe is

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Important Refrigerator Features

Are you thinking of a buying a new fridge? Before investing on a refrigerator, consider important refrigerator features since buying a good fridge is an investment where you do not want to go wrong. Selecting the right and best refrigerator is not a child’s

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Water Heater Buying Guide

If you are planning to buy a new water heater or geyser, you may very well end up being puzzled by the types of water heaters and geysers, models and sizes available. What you eventually choose will depend mainly on the purpose of the

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Cable TV Digitization

Cable TV Digitization Dark-and-Grey Patches Ahead
On the one hand, viewers are being told that cable TV digitization means real power to them – that they will now be able to choose and pay for only those channels that they want rather than having

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Operating Cost of Air Filters

Electricity consumption is not the only running cost of an air filter. The real expense is the cost of replaceable filters. The bigger air-purifier filter costs about Rs 8,000 and has to be changed every 7 months or so; filter of a smaller one

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Types of Home Air Purifier

A good-quality air purifier will do a great job of cleaning the air in your home. The most helpful purifiers will do this automatically when they sense a dip in air quality. But there are plenty of home air purifiers that are not powerful

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Home Air Purifier – Important Terms to know

Point to consider

Of primary concern are the other aspects of air cleaners including hazardous gaseous byproducts, noise level, frequency of filter replacement, and electrical consumption. Ozone production is typical of air-ionizing purifiers. Although a high concentration of ozone is dangerous, most air

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FAQs on Solar Photovoltaic System

Consumer VOICE experts present you the most comprehensive solar rooftop system buying guide that tells about the solar panel price, cost of installation of solar panels on rooftop, metering, maintenance, link to the suppliers and contractors and much more.

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Solar Rooftop System Buying Guide

Consumer VOICE experts present you the most comprehensive solar rooftop system buying guide that tells about the solar panel price, cost of installation of solar panels on rooftop, metering, maintenance, link to the suppliers and contractors and much more.
Where to start from

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Energy Saving Devices

How to Select Energy Efficient Appliances
Today we are flooded with a variety of choices when we go to the market to buy electronic or electrical products. The number of choices available in the market confuses us instead of enabling us to take a

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Is your Kitchen HACCP safe?

The monsoon is here and so is a flurry of water and food-borne diseases.Food safety in the kitchen-place can be simple enough if we keep track of what foods should be eaten immediately, which need to be thoroughly cooked and which may be avoided during

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TV Buying Guide: Which one to buy LED or LCD or OLED?

The market is flooded with TVs, LEDs and LCDs of varying sizes and shapes too. Instead of making your job easy, it makes it more confusing. Consumer VOICE’s TV Buying Guide will help you decide on the TV that suits your requirements
On the

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Air Conditioner Buying Guide

Consumer VOICE experts have made things easier for you by compiling a checklist to refer that will help you to choose the best AC for your household. 
The Indian market is flooded with various brands of air conditioners (ACs), with their several aggressively priced

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Necessity of energy efficiency star labeling in India

The Energy Efficiency Standard & Labeling (S & L) program has been successfully implemented in many countries and has brought significant impacts in terms of availability of higher quality energy efficient products in the market places resulting in energy as well as money savings

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