5 Energy Efficient Air Conditioners To Beat Summer Heat!

Indian summers are some of the hardest months. Here are 5 energy efficient air conditioners that will help save money and the planet.

Climate change is real, and so are the soaring electricity bills! Indian summers are some of the hardest months in any household. Here are 5 energy efficient air conditioners that will help you save on the bill and the planet.

Being born and brought up in the Northeast means, I have experienced better summer days in my childhood. But with large-scale deforestation, infrastructural changes, and climate change, the summer no longer feels happy.

For the last two years, the summer has been unbearable in my little valley, and last week I decided we will buy an air conditioner for the house! And being a middle-class household, every day has been a battle of choices, my parents don’t want an AC because, they fear the future electricity bills, and they have concerns for the environment.

So, I searched for air conditioners, that met their requirements; energy efficient, pocket friendly and long-lasting.

What do energy efficient air conditioners even mean?

According to my retired mechanical engineer father, “Energy efficiency simply means, reducing the amount of energy, aka electricity or fuel, required by a product to provide its optimal services.”

Air conditioners have been notoriously linked to high power consumption and denting people’s pockets. But that was the case with early models! The best thing about technology and the human mind is; we are always working to improve things.

Climate change, and people’s zeal to save money, have made us upgrade and refined many of our techs. And among them, energy efficient products are one of our best answers to the current energy crisis.

5 energy efficient air conditioners

Here is the list of 5 energy efficient air conditioners that will help save on the bill and the planet; which my parents approve of! Before we deep dive, remember, each of these air conditioners have energy efficiency embedded into their functionality.

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Panasonic 1 Ton 5-Star Wi-Fi Inverter Smart Split AC

Energy Efficient Air Conditioners To Beat Summer Heat

Panasonic 1 Ton 5 Star Wi-Fi Inverter Smart Split AC (Copper Condenser, 7 in 1 Convertible with additional AI Mode, 4 Way Swing, PM 0.1 Air Purification Filter, CS/CU-NU12YKY5W,2023 Model, White)

This model from Panasonic is a smart AC, which you can control with your phone! It also detects the room’s temperature and provides optimal cooling through inbuilt sensors, which help forecast the cooling capacity and speed of the fan.

And we can save energy with adjustment of cooling performance by selecting modes ranging from 40% to 90%! It comes with a 10-year warranty on the compressor! View here!

Samsung 1.5 Ton 3-Star Inverter Split AC

Samsung 1.5 Ton 3 Star Inverter Split AC (Copper, Convertible 5-in-1 Cooling Mode, Easy Filter Plus (Anti-Bacteria), 2023 Model AR18CYLZABE White)

Samsung’s products need no introduction, they are South Korea’s most trusted brand. This AC has an inverter compressor, which adjusts with the power and the fans on the heat load. The compressors are made of copper coil, which makes it easier to cool and has low maintenance requirements!

If you are living with ageing parents like mine, you should always keep product maintenance as your priority. You do not want to call maintenance people every six months! View here!

Godrej 1 Ton 5 Star, 5-In-1 Convertible Cooling, Inverter Split AC

Godrej 1 Ton 5 Star, 5-In-1 Convertible Cooling, Inverter Split AC (Copper, I-Sense Technology, 2023 Model, AC 1T EI 12TINV5R32-GWA Split / AC 1T EI 12TINV5R32-RWB Split, White)

Godrej is har ghar ka trusted brand, from Almirah to home decor, we trust their products. Not only this AC is energy efficient, it includes all the taxes, and you can buy it on EMI from Amazon. The compressor is fully made of copper, and is painted with anti-corrosion coating; which ensures durability and heavy-duty performance.

The days ahead are going to be hot, and you want your device to perform without malfunctioning or overheating its systems. View here.

Voltas 1.5 Ton 3 Star, Inverter Split AC

Voltas 1.5 Ton 3 Star, Inverter Split AC(Copper, 4-in-1 Adjustable Mode, Anti-dust Filter, 2023 Model, 183V Vectra Prism, White)

This AC from Voltas comes with 4 adjustable power modes and a variable compressor. The beauty of a split AC is that it channels the power in two ways, which makes the heat load manageable! Though not a smart AC, it can be controlled by a good old remote!

Another feature that needs mentioning is the dust filter, if you are leaving with people who have allergies and are prone to fall sick, this feature might be an important factor! View here. 

Whirlpool 1.5 Ton 3 Star, Flexicool Inverter Split AC

Energy Efficient Air Conditioners To Beat Summer Heat

Whirlpool 1.5 Ton 3 Star, Flexicool Inverter Split AC (Copper, Convertible 4-in-1 Cooling Mode, HD Filter 2023 Model, S3K1PPO, White)

Whirlpool has been a reliable brand for home appliances since India opened its doors to globalization. This AC caught my and my parents’ eyes for one specific reason; Gas Leak Indicator! More than often I have heard stories, where AC suffered significant damage as the user was not aware of the low-gas issue!

This AC has turbo cooling and is not heavily reliant on a stabilizer. View here.

In conclusion

Before you start looking for your ideal energy efficient air conditioners, list down your and your family’s requirements. An air-conditioner is for the family, and focusing on collective needs will help you narrow down your choices, like the above list I made for my family!

Let’s hope we have a pleasant summer!

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