Do you smell that? It’s the sweet scent of savings! Everyone knows that saving money is one of the most important things you can do, and with the rising cost of Energy and other utilities, being smart with your energy use is even more important. You can conserve energy and save money by implementing simple changes to your daily habits. In this article, you will learn about the power of five simple things you can do to conserve energy and save money. Read on to learn more about the benefits of each of these actions, and get started on implementing the power of five today.
A. Top 5 Important Entities in the field of Energy Conservation / Energy Efficiency:-
1. Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE)
The Bureau of Energy Efficiency is an agency of the Government of India, under the Ministry of Power created in March 2002 under the provisions of the nation's 2001 Energy Conservation Act. The agency's function is to develop programs which will increase the conservation and efficient use of energy in India.
2. STATE DESIGNATED AGENCY
State Designated Agencies (SDAs) have been notified by the State Governments under section 15 (d) of the EC Act, 2001 by assigning additional responsibilities to the existing departments. The State Designated Agency (SDA) to coordinate, regulate and enforce the provisions of the Energy Conservation Act 2001. SDA has undertaken various Energy Conservation Projects throughout its jurisdiction while implementing the annual action plan formulated by Bureau of Energy Efficiency, New Delhi which is aimed at promoting Energy Conservation. In addition to the planning, oversight and guidance of activities, Some of its activities undertaken by SDA include, Workshop on EC & EE, Publicity through Print Media, Electronic Media and Journals/ Souvenirs, etc., Awareness Campaign involving Elected Representative, School Children and Local Population etc.
3.National Productivity Council of India (NPC)
National Productivity Council of India (NPC), established in the year 1958, is an autonomous organization under Department for Promotion of Industry & Internal Trade, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India. Besides undertaking research in the area of productivity, NPC has been providing consultancy and training services in areas of Industrial Engineering, Agri-Business, Economic Services, Quality Management, Human Resources Management, Information Technology, Technology Management, Energy Management, Environmental Management etc., to the Government and Public & Private sector organizations. NPC is a constituent of the Tokyo-based Asian Productivity Organisation (APO), an Inter-Governmental Body of which the Government of India is a founding member.
4. Energy Auditor / Energy Auditing Companies
The Energy Auditor will inspect buildings to assess current energy use then make recommendations to optimize efficiency and minimize cost.
5. You - as an Individual
Energy conservation and efficiency can seem like a daunting task, but it doesn’t have to be. You can help by adopting new habits and choosing energy-efficient devices in your daily life and monitoring your energy use. Regular home and vehicle maintenance can go a long way in conserving energy. Also you can promote Energy Efficiency/Conservation in your Industries, Companies, factory etc.
B. Most 5 Element to Focus - Energy Conservation
1. Energy (any form)
2. Air (Quality of air)
4. Sky (Day Light)
5. Earth (Sustainability)
C. Important 5R to Conserve Energy
1. Refuse - Say ‘ no’ to plastic, print, idle running, travel
2. Reduce - Cut back
3. Reuse - Use over and over again like Plastic, Wood, Tyre
4. Repurpose - Used clothes, Waste to Best, Reform, DIY
5. Recycle - Water, oil, Reuse material as resource
D. Most 5 Parameter to Monitor - Energy Analysis
1. Temperature - Reduction of 1 deg C would result in 6% input power savings
2. Pressure - Reduction of 1 kg/cm2 air pressure from 8 to 7 would result in 9% input power savings
3. Flow - Accurate flow rate measurement using an appropriate flow-meter is paramount to ensuring fluid control processes run smoothly, safely and cost-effectively.
4.Speed - Power is proportional to the cube of shaft speed
5.time - Energy is product of Power and Time
E. Best 5 Maintenance Activities to Minimize Energy Losses
5.Repeat the Cycle
F. Make 5 Changes in Life Style to Save Energy
1.Use normal water in place of chilled water
2.Use bicycle or walk for short distance
3.Wear clothes suitable to weather
4.Use stairs – avoid lift
5.Use natural light
G. Get 5 Health Benefits from Conserving Energy
Use Natural light
1.good for skin, vitamin-d, Increases oxygen content in human blood
2.increases stamina, fitness and muscular development
Switch off ac- use fresh air
3.Fresh air is good for digestion, it Controls your blood pressure and heart rate so It makes you happier.
4.Strengthens your immune system.
Less use of vehicle
5.low pollution – good for lungs and eyes
H. Top 5 Fundamentals for Spread Energy Conservation Activities
1. Top Management Committee
3.Measurement and Monitoring
4. Technical ability
I. Most 5 things to Switch Off to save energy
1.Light when not in use
2.AC if ambient temp is comfortable
3.Car/bike engine at traffic signal
4.Remote operated equipment (TV, AC etc) from mains
5.Turn water tap off while brushing or shaving
J. Energy Conservation Improve 5 Things
K. Best 5 Slogans on Energy Conservation
1.Turn off the light for future delight !
2.Air is free compressed air is not !
3.Spare a Watt - Save a Lot !
4.Energy can't be created but it can be destroyed. ...
5.Save today enjoy tomorrow - waste today cry tomorrow.
Thanks for reading this Article. It’s also important to make sure you get your electricity from a reliable and efficient source. By making small changes every day, you can make a big difference today and tomorrow.