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Small lifestyle changes that can help the climate

Small lifestyle changes that can help the climate

Many might know that the government is taking up projects to help the environment. The climate change is a very real problem affecting people all over the world. With increasing technology, it is up for the people to maintain a green lifestyle to help reduce the carbon foot prints. Here are some lifestyle changes that can help reduce CO2 emission and improve the climate.

Switch to Light Emitting Diode (LED) bulbs. This not only reduces carbon dioxide emission but also helps in saving electricity. Replacing five incandescent bulbs with LED bulbs can reduce the annual CO2 emission reduces by 278 kg.

Use five star rated Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) fan which also reduces annual electricity bill by Rs. 334 for every fan. Make sure you buy five star rated electrical products to help save electricity.

Installing a 64 WP photovoltaic panel can help power five tubelights and three fans for 300 days in a year. This can cause a drastic reduction in CO2 emission. Rs. 4,480 can be saved on annual electricity bill. Usage of other solar products also reduces a lot of electricity bill.

Avoid using voltage stabilizers for equipment that don’t need them.

By reducing temperature settings of a geyser from factory setting of 60 degrees Celsius to 40 degrees Celsius, CO2 emission can be reduced.

Install water efficient showers and faucets to help conserve water. Also change the flush tanks in the bathroom to reduce annual CO2 emission by 39-99 kg.

Keep your vehicle tires regularly inflated. It helps conserve mileage and reduces CO2 emission by 140 kg a year. You can also reduce CO2 emission by switching off ignition at traffic red lights.

Avoid using vehicles for short distances.

By following these steps, you will be doing your part to save the environment. If everyone does their part, humanity can live in a much greener earth.

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