Air conditioners have now become a necessity but the AC bill that follows makes it feel more like a luxury. The only way to ease the bill is to make sure you pick an energy efficient AC in the first place.

You must look at the Energy Efficient Ratio (EER) of an air conditioner as this represents the amount of cooling the unit provides per watt of electricity that it consumes. The star rating you see on a machine is based on the EER of the air conditioner set by the Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE). The more the stars the better will be its saving capacity. This also means that such machines will be more expensive than the ones with less or no stars. But to save later, you must be ready to make a good investment.

Inverter ACs are a new kind of machines that run off inverter technology. These are designed in such a way that they can save anywhere between 30 to 50 percent of electricity in comparison to a regular AC. These ACs too are expensive but the benefits make it worth your while.

These are the two kinds of features you need to consider when looking for a power-saving machine. Here are a few more things to consider when buying an air conditioner. Once you make up your mind about what capacity or style best fits your room, here are a few to pick from.

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Voltas 24V DY DC 2 Ton Inverter Split AC

Voltas 24V DY DC 2 Ton Inverter Split AC

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A 2-ton split AC is good for a large room. But this Voltas AC is not just a split but an inverter AC too that can help cut cost by half.

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Blue Star 3HNHW18CBFU 1.5 Ton Inverter AC

Blue Star 3HNHW18CBFU 1.5 Ton Inverter AC

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This 1.5-ton Blue Star Inverter AC has a fast cooling system that can quickly bring down the room temperature even on a hot summer’s day. It also has several anti-allergen filters that makes sure the air flow in your room is clean and pollution-free.

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Voltas 125V DYE 1 Ton 5 Star Inverter Copper Split AC

Voltas 125V DYE 1 Ton 5 Star Inverter Copper Split AC

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This sleek-looking inverter AC can cool your room efficiently. It has a very low noise level and a sleep mode that adjusts the cooling to the ambient temperature. This inverter AC also has an anti-dust filter that leave you with fresh and clean air each time.

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Panasonic CS-US18SKY 1.5 Ton 3 Star Inverter AC

Panasonic CS-US18SKY 1.5 Ton 3 Star Inverter AC

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Equipped for the hottest summer, this Panasonic inverter AC has a fast cooling system that can chill your room in minutes. It has an energy-saving rating of 3 which means if you’re a moderate user, you can go on using without worrying about a spike in your electricity bill.

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Voltas 125 DY 1 Ton 5 Star Window AC Copper

Voltas 125 DY 1 Ton 5 Star Window AC Copper

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When it comes to energy-saving models, there are few window ACs that come with a 5-star rating. This Voltas 1-ton AC is among them. It comes with a copper coil condenser which lasts longer and supports better heat transfer. It also has an anti-dust filter and a sleep mode which lets you sleep in a healthy, cool and care-free environment.

Also Read: Gear Up for The Great Indian Summer with These Air Conditioners

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