New Delhi: You may need to shell out more money for better star rated air-conditioner but it will compensate with its power saving abilities. Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) on Wednesday has implemented tough energy conservation standards for air-conditioners.

Star rated ACs will be capable to save up to 8 percent electricity. It is estimated that till December 2013, Rs 1,000 crore will be saved by reduction in electricity bills.

As well, BEE in collaboration with the Immersion Climate Technology has launched a mobile application. The users will be able to find out their power savings bill on high standard air-conditioners through this application on mobile phone itself.   

This application can be downloaded free of cost on android, blackberry and iphone. This will carry information about the electricity rates in different cities. Hence, power usage and savings can be calculated easily on the mobile application.

(JPN/Bureau)

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