How Meralco's Orange Tag can help you save electricity

How Meralco’s Orange Tag can help you save electricity

With the increasing cost of electricity in the country, it pays to be informed on how you are consuming it especially if you’re using a lot appliances at home or about to buy new ones. If you want to save on electricity which in turn saves you money, then you want to take advantage of the Meralco Orange Tag.

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The Meralco Orange Tag is developed by the Meralco Power Lab and is attached to appliances just like the yellow Energy Guide labels. While the yellow labels bear the Energy Efficiency Factor (EEF) of the appliance, the Orange Tag shows its estimated cost per hour. This is very useful if you’re choosing between appliances as you can now see which one costs less/more when it comes to energy consumption.

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Below are the information you can see on the Orange Tag:
* Your appliance estimated cost consumption
* Your appliance estimated energy consumption and rate used
* Information about your appliance
* Transparent computations

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The Estimated Cost to Operate are based on Meralco Power Lab tests using typical and/or normal usage conditions of the appliance.

The Meralco Orange Tags are already available to tested appliances since early this year. So if you want to be more efficient when it comes to your energy consumption, then look for the Orange Tags when purchasing new appliances.

For more info about the Meralco Orange Tag, just visit Meralco’s webpage here.

This article was written by Louie Diangson, Managing Editor of YugaTech. You can follow him at @John_Louie.

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1 Response

  1. NotaSheep says:

    So it’s a wattmeter

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