Tag: energy conservation

Introducing 7 Practical Ways for Smart & Easy Energy Saving this Winter

Winter is well on its way and already the nights are drawing in earlier. To get you fully prepped for the seasonal change, we’ve decided to round up some cost-effective options to keep you warm without having to deal with skyrocketing energy costs!

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5 Easy Ways to Cut Your Power Cost and Save Energy

Your Air Conditioning Myths, Debunked

People are always seeking ways to use energy more efficiently with the intent of saving money on utilities and minimize their carbon footprint. But along the way, certain ideas have emerged about how people think they ought to use their air conditioner, versus how the air conditioner actually works. These are the main AC myths many of us fall susceptible to!
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3 Easy Ways To Lower Your Energy Bill

Wasteful AC use is caused largely by, well, wasteful AC habits. But these habits are not entirely a fault of the user. Current AC units are limited in the comfort they provide and often times a user does not understand their AC well enough to engage modes that provide indoor comfort more effectively. In an upcoming post, we’ll explore the reasons why ACs are insufficient at maintaining thermal comfort in greater detail. But for starters, here are a few you may be able to identify with: Continue Reading

Introducing: The AC Series

Imagine it’s mid July in Hong Kong and you’ve just gotten home after a commute that involves a ten minute walk (uphill) from the packed train you just disembarked. You were reasonably cool in the confines of your office but now that you’ve stepped outdoors and walked a bit, you’re uncomfortably drenched in sweat.
Thankfully the discomfort is easily remedied by pressing the “Power” button on the remote control of one of your most beloved appliances: the air conditioner. In minutes, you feel waves of chilled air sweep over the room. You stop sweating, feel less irritable, and internally thank whoever created the wondrous cold air machine. Continue Reading