BEE 5 star ratings for V-Guard’s domestic submersible pump models
V-Guard Industries Ltd has been awarded the 5-star rating for energy efficiency by Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) for its submersible bore well pump models for domestic single phase application. The rating is in the category of “Star rating for submersible pumps” scheme of BEE that rates pump efficiency on a scale of 1 to 5 stars, where 5 star indicates overall effectiveness of 20% or higher than minimum IS requirement. The rating is valid for five years.
Commenting on this achievement, Mithun K Chittilappilly, Managing Director of V-Guard said, “We are glad to be conferred with this prestigious rating. This excellent achievement enunciates our endeavour towards energy efficiency. BEE 5-star rating is a reiteration of our motto ‘more power to you always’.” The Bureau of Energy Efficiency is a statutory body at the national level and functions under the Ministry of Power, Government of India. The organisation was set up on 1st March 2002 under the provisions of Energy Conservation Act 2001. V-Guard Industries Ltd is a Kochi based company, incepted in 1977 by Kochouseph Chittilapilly to manufacture and market voltage stabilisers. What started in 1977 with two employees and a burning passion is now a force to reckon with in the Indian electric and electronic goods panorama. The company has since then established a strong brand name and aggressively diversified to become a multi-product company catering to the light electricals sector manufacturing voltage stabilisers, inverters and digital UPS systems, pumps, house wiring/LT cables, electric water heaters, solar water heaters and has recently forayed into switchgears.