Don’t let power outages leave you fuming. Switch to a smarter lifestyle and sail through the scorching Indian summer without stress.
Spring made a quick exit in India this year, making way for an early summer with forebodings of heatwaves in most parts of the country. Needless to say, power outages and load shedding will follow in their wake in the coming months. In India, March to July has always been a time of fretting over sleep lost tossing in electricity deprived bedrooms, perishables wilting in power starved refrigerators and communications cut off with devices running out of charge as generators and inverters groan under stress induced by long power cuts. The summer of 2022 portends to be a tough one for city, town and village folk alike.
Here are some ways to stay cool and charged up while the mercury rises and power cuts take the wind out of your sails.
# Go green
Scathing heat means you sweat and swelter in your workday clothes, lose appetite and sleep and feel drained of energy. The key to keeping your cool is to wear light breathable fabrics, keep yourself hydrated and protect your body from drastic temperature variations. It might be tempting to switch on the air-conditioning at full blast after returning home, but it’s better to have cool showers and treat yourself to foot baths to bring down body temperature naturally first. Non spicy foods, buttermilk, coconut water and seasonal fruit are your best bet to staying cool from within.
# Insure against power cuts
Unannounced and prolonged power cuts drain your devices and your energy. Conventional generators and inverters often give up before electricity is restored. Get smart and switch to portable power stations that are geared to an evolving world and can adapt your tech-reliant lifestyle with ease. EcoFlow, the world’s first eco-friendly portable energy storage line of products equips you with clean, quiet and renewable power for work and home alike for days on end. EcoFlow’s patented X-Stream Technology allows for its series of smart inverters to charge up fully in 1.6 hours. The X-Boost feature lets you run larger output appliances, even up to 4500W. It even has an app that allows you to control your power stations remotely. EcoFlow’s BMS (Battery management system) measures real-time voltage, current and temperature precisely and conditions the battery for best performance with intelligent algorithm. The best part is that EcoFlow’s range of River, River Pro, Delta Max and Delta Pro power stations can be customised to your needs for expanded power and capacity, making it ideal as a home backup energy source, smart energy management and a way to lower energy bills. In case of outage, EcoFlow’s Delta series can power up to approximately six days of emergency usage at home, with their ability to handle up to 13devices or appliances simultaneously.
# Conserve energy
Switching off unwanted lights, as also vampire devices that suck power while you snooze – chargers, set-top boxes and games consoles that sit on standby, are all ways to conserve energy. Consider replacing older electronic devices as they tend to take more of this standby load. Energy efficient induction cookware and LEDs are a smart idea too. A judicious combination of fans and air-conditioning which gives the same thermal comfort while using lesser amounts of energy goes a long way in cutting down on electricity bills. Thermal energy can easily leak from refrigeration pipes and conduits so make sure these are insulated well before summer starts. As a conscious citizen, you could also choose to invest in solar energy, the endless and renewable energy source that we often overlook. Hooking up your home to solar energy can save you a fat amount in bills. EcoFlow solar panels and generators, that charge up in a range of 3 to 8 hours, are another great way to ensure power cuts don’t cause a blackout at home and your gadgets stay charged for days on end. EcoFlow’s range of portable power stations have a range of options of solar panels they can be connected to, at home or in the outdoors, helping your keep your conscience as clean as the environment!
# Explore the great indoors
Homes are often the best places to stay safe during the hot months. Sunlight warms up spaces so ensure good ventilation, and use shades and curtains to keep out direct sun and warm breeze. Judicious use of indoor plants that are soothing to the eye while adding to the green quotient of your home will go a long way in helping you survive the summer without stress. Cooking during the cooler parts of the day allow the heat generated to dissipate easily without requiring additional energy. With work-from-home still the norm in many organisations, you can make your home your own cool paradise without stepping out for work commutes and meetings!
# Don’t forget to enjoy life!
As the world opens up and outdoor adventures beckon, get ready to camp, explore the wild outdoors or plan for some off grid living as you take a break from the tedium of everyday life. But don’t forget to hit the outdoors without enough power to keep you going for days on end! EcoFlow’s River series of portable power stations is equipped to keep all your gear powered – plus it can be charged at home with AC wall outlets or linked up to the 160W solar panel. Its portability and reliability make it the ideal option to include on weekend trips and short holidays. At 7.6 kgs, it’s compact and yet loaded with a powerful AC output of 720Wh capacity that can charge 9 devices simultaneously. You can be assured of uninterrupted power for all your needs as these sleek power stations are fully recharged in 1.6 hours via a wall outlet, an EV charger, or solar panels. The best part? They’re quiet, clean and don’t require a ton of maintenance.
This summer, switch to cooler ways of battling power cuts and invest in smarter ways of staying connected seamlessly even when you are out exploring the outdoors!
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