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Top Tips (Total Tips - 17)
Posted On - 10-Mar-2014
Posted By - GreenMela Editor
When it comes to doing our part to conserve resources, a few good habits have become the norm: turning off the lights when leaving a room, setting the thermostat to below 16°C during sleeping hours, and turning off the tap while brushing one’s teeth. In recent years, however, consumers have been introduced to several other ways to save energy and water around the house, leaving many of them wondering which solutions are right for their homes. Below is a tour through the energy-efficient and eco-friendly home in five questions.
Posted On - 09-Jan-2014
Sector - Green Living
Posted By - GreenMela Editor
As the temperature continues to drop, you have probably noticed the negative effects on your skin as it becomes dry, flaky and itchy. Walking down the aisles of the store, it's quickly apparent that the choices of lotions and potions to stop dry skin are endless, but which product should you choose? There's one superfood solution that is inexpensive, works wonders, and will perhaps make you think you're on a tropical island; coconut oil, the perfect product to help ward off the attacks of harsh winters.
Posted On - 11-Dec-2013
Posted By - GreenMela Editor
Increased energy costs are becoming a significant concern for many homeowners, and there are no indications that they are going to drop in the future. With winter coming on fast in the northern hemisphere, energy costs are also rising for many people with the change in season. Fortunately, there are many ways to make your home more energy efficient, saving you money and also helping to conserve energy.
Posted On - 10-Dec-2013
Posted By - GreenMela Editor
The holiday season is here! In addition to replacing traditional incandescent decorative lights with high-efficient ENERGY STAR® qualified LED (light-emitting diode) bulbs, there are many other ways to practice energy conservation during the holidays
Posted On - 26-Dec-2012
Sector - Green IT
Posted By - AK
Comps Electronic waste, or Ewaste, is becoming a large problem as electronics are being replaced and thrown out on a regular basis. As much as we love our useful gadgets, they can be dangerous to the environment and even our health. The waste created by old cell phones, televisions, ink cartridges, stereos and batteries release harmful toxins into landfills as they attempt to decompose. With technology becoming more a part of our lives with each day, there are a few things you can do to minimize this growing problem:
Posted On - 26-Dec-2012
Sector - Green Living
Posted By - AK
Bag If you grocery shop once a week, in five years you’ll have kept about 250 to 1,000 grocery bags out of our landfills. When one ton of plastic bags is reused or recycled, the energy equivalent of 11 barrels of oil is saved! By bringing your own bag to the grocery store, you can save thousands of plastic bags from ending up in landfills, or even worse in ecosystems where they can harm living creatures.
Posted On - 23-Oct-2012
Sector - Green Living
Posted By - AK
Part of the Green Office campaign - a video production by InSite TV in collaboration with SIFE UMT.
Posted On - 20-Sep-2012
Sector - Green Living
Posted By - AK
It doesn’t have to be Earth Day for me to think about how I can make an impact (or less of an impact) on our planet. Here are a few of my favorite tips:
Posted On - 20-Aug-2012
Posted By - AK
Buying an air conditioner once considered a sign of luxury, is now becoming quite common in India. Many urban homes are equipped with air conditioners in one or more rooms. But everyone who owns an air conditioner knows that it comes at the cost of increasing electricity bills. Although cooling does take a lot of electricity but taking effective steps can surely get it down. One of the main things that can help is maintaining the right temperature for the air conditioners
Posted On - 11-Aug-2012
Sector - Green Living
Posted By - AK
Mostly associated with ageing, grey hair can be a natural process and can occur at any age. Medically speaking, everybody has malenocyte in skin and hair, and when these malenocyte are not produced, a person tends to face whitish grey hair. If you are not yet ready for the silver-fox hair look and are looking for inexpensive, non-time consuming hair remedies for grey hair, then you have reached the right place. Today, we will take you through the top home remedies of grey hair, which will help your body in increasing the production of melanin.



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Posted On - 10-Mar-2014
Posted By - GreenMela Editor
When it comes to doing our part to conserve resources, a few good habits have become the norm: turning off the lights when leaving a room, setting the thermostat to below 16°C during sleeping hours, and turning off the tap while brushing one’s teeth. In recent years, however, consumers have been introduced to several other ways to save energy and water around the house, leaving many of them wondering which solutions are right for their homes. Below is a tour through the energy-efficient and eco-friendly home in five questions.
Posted On - 11-Dec-2013
Posted By - GreenMela Editor
Increased energy costs are becoming a significant concern for many homeowners, and there are no indications that they are going to drop in the future. With winter coming on fast in the northern hemisphere, energy costs are also rising for many people with the change in season. Fortunately, there are many ways to make your home more energy efficient, saving you money and also helping to conserve energy.
Posted On - 10-Dec-2013
Posted By - GreenMela Editor
The holiday season is here! In addition to replacing traditional incandescent decorative lights with high-efficient ENERGY STAR® qualified LED (light-emitting diode) bulbs, there are many other ways to practice energy conservation during the holidays
Posted On - 16-Jul-2013
Posted By - GreenMela Editor
Energy Saving Tips: How to Reduce Energy Consumption
Posted On - 06-Feb-2013
Posted By - Ankur Sangwan
Color coding of Power Switches as RED and GREEN at Commercial consumer end even at Residential Consumers premises.
Posted On - 05-Dec-2012
Posted By - AK
Here are some earth friendly things you can do to help conserve and keep our planet clean and safe for all living things! Many of these tips have been sent in by other PLANET PALS like you. Can you come up with some of your own ideas?
Posted On - 20-Aug-2012
Posted By - AK
Ceiling fans can be great electricity savers during summer months if your electricity bills are high due to high air conditioning load. There is significant amount of electricity that this small appliance can save and can help you avoid air conditioner. But it is not a magic wand to save electricity. It is very important to have a right kind of ceiling fan installed with its right maintenance and operations. A poorly installed fan of bad quality can waste a lot of electricity.
Posted On - 20-Aug-2012
Posted By - AK
Refrigerators are one of the biggest energy consuming appliances at home which consumes as much as 15% of electricity in a typical urban household. Refrigerators take the heat from food (to make them cool) and push the heat outside. Thus it is very important the environment around the refrigerator should be cool enough to take the heat. And it is also important to place the refrigerator right for it's efficient operation.
Posted On - 20-Aug-2012
Posted By - AK
Refrigerators are one of the biggest contributors (about 15%) of a typical residential electricity bill, and efficiently operating the same can significantly impact the electricity bill. Although buying a BEE 5 star rated refrigerator is the first thing one should do, but along with that, several operating procedures should be taken care of:
Posted On - 20-Aug-2012
Posted By - AK
Ceiling fans can be great electricity savers if you are concerned about your high electricity bills due to air conditioning. Ceiling fans circulate the air inside the room instead of getting outside air inside the room or pushing internal air outside. They blow air downwards and remove any hot air around the objects below it. A ceiling fan does not cool the air but just moves the air around you which helps evaporation from the skin and makes you feel cool.
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