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Top 10 Efficiency Tips

Top 10 Energy Efficiency Tips from Meralco Power Lab 1. New Appliances

1. New Appliances

It pays to be choosy!

Choose Inverter Technology,
Airconditioner Save up to P300/month** vs. regular 1HP split-type

Refrigerator Save up to P238/moth** vs regular type.

What do you look for in new appliances? Look for the Meralco Orange Tag
Know how much it costs to operate an appliance. More knowledge, more savings, Certified by the Meralco Power Lab.

* In support of DOE’s Energy Sense Save Cents Campaign and a public service message from Meralco.

**Based on Average 2014 Effective Rate for Meralco Residential Customer at P10.94 per kWh
For details of the test and computations. check www.meralco.com.ph/powerlab.

Top 10 Energy Efficiency Tips from Meralco Power Lab 2. Airconditioner

2. Airconditioner

Just chill!
Set the temprature to medium setting.

Save up to p280/mo**
1.0hp window-type or stay cool and use your electric fan instead. Save up to P455/mo.**

* In support of DOE’s Energy Sense Save Cents Campaign and a public service message from Meralco.

**Based on Average 2014 Effective Rate for Meralco Residential Customer at P10.94 per kWh

For details of the test and computations. check www.meralco.com.ph/powerlab.

Top 10 Energy Efficiency Tips from Meralco Power Lab 3. Electric Fan

3. Electric Fan

Cool savings!

Clean the fan blades and motor housing of your electric fans to keep them running smoothly.

Save up to P5/moth**

* In support of DOE’s Energy Sense Save Cents Campaign and a public service message from Meralco.

**Based on Average 2014 Effective Rate for Meralco Residential Customer at P10.94 per kWh
For details of the test and computations, check www.meralco.com.ph/powerlab

Top 10 Energy Efficiency Tips from Meralco Power Lab 4. Refrigerator

4. Refrigerator

Close the door, open up savings!
Close your refrigerator doors properly so that cold air won’t escape.
Always check your refrigerator doors for any cracks and leaks.

This can add up to P84/moth**

* In support of DOE’s Energy Sense Save Cents Campaign and a public service message from Meralco.

**Based on Average 2014 Effective Rate for Meralco Residential Customer at P10.94 per kWh

For details of the test and computations, check www.meralco.com.ph/powerlab

 

Top 10 Energy Efficiency Tips from Meralco Power Lab 5. TV

5. Television

LED all the way!
Save up to P109/month**
24″ LED vs. 24″ CRT

* In support of DOE’s Energy Sense Save Cents Campaign and a public service message from Meralco.

**Based on Average 2014 Effective Rate for Meralco Residential Customer at P10.94 kWh

For details of the test and computations, check www.meralco.com.ph/powerlab

Top 10 Energy Efficiency Tips from Meralco Power Lab 6. Computer

6. Computer

Give it a rest!

Forget about screensavers.
User sleep mode instead.

Save up to P240/month**

* In support of DOE’s Energy Sense Save Cents Campaign and a public service message from Meralco.

**Based on Average 2014 Effective Rate for Meralco Residential Customer at P10.94 per kWh

For details of the test and computations. check www.meralco.com.ph/powerlab.

Top 10 Energy Efficiency Tips from Meralco Power Lab 7. Rice Cooker

7. Rice Cooker

A recipe for energy for energy efficiency!
Unplug your rice cooker after it finishes cooking.
Save up to P41/mo**

* In support of DOE’s Energy Sense Save Cents Campaign and a public service message from Meralco.

**Based on Average 2014 Effective Rate for Meralco Residential Customer at P10.94 per kWh
For details of the test and computations, check www.meralco.com.ph/powerlab

Top Energy Efficiency Tips from Meralco Power Lab 8. Lights

8. Lights

Lighten Up! User LED  bulbs. Save up to P13/mo./bulb**

Don’t forget to switch off the lights before you leave the room.

* In support of DOE’s Energy Sense Save Cents Campaign and a public service message from Meralco.

**Based on Average 2014 Effective Rate for Meralco Residential Customer at P10.94 per kWh.

Top 10 Energy Efficiency Tips from Meralco Power Lab

9. Flat Iron

Seize the day! Iron away!

Iron in large batches of clothing at one time to lessen your frequency of use.

Schedule ironing on morning weekends when the demand for electricity is low.

* In support of DOE’s Energy Sense Save Cents Campaign and a public service message from Meralco.

Top 10 Energy Efficiency Tips from Meralco Power Lab 10. Washing Machine.

10. Washing Machine

The more the merrier!
Wash in large batches of clothing at one time to be more cost-efficient.

Twintub costs Php 2.52 per cycle. (washing-45 mins. and spin dry-15 mins.)

*In support of DOE’s Energy Sense Save Cents Campaign and a public service message from Meralco.