Among AC users in India, very few people tweak settings in ACs and mostly run on the default auto mode. This will help people in saving power effortlessly. Also, this will help promote energy and climate awareness among AC users.
“It is estimated that by increasing the temperature of room by 1 degree Celsius, we can save about 6% of electricity. Typically, room temperature is set between 20-21 degree Celsius whereas, as per standard comfort conditions, ideal temperature is 24-25 degree Celsius. Considering change from 20degree Celsius to 24 degree Celsius, there is potential to increase at least 4 degrees Celsius, which will lead to savings of about 24% of electricity,” Ministry of Power explained.
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