1.5.26 Use a covered kettle or pan or electric kettle to boil water

1.5.26 Use a covered kettle or pan or electric kettle to boil water

Description

To save energy it is recommended to use a covered kettle, a pan or an electric kettle to boil water.

Benefits

  • Reduce electricity consumption because these appliances are more efficient than boil water on electric or gas cooker

  • The water will boil faster

  • Reduce heat gains

Limitations

  • A kettle, electric kettle or pan is necessary

Economic assessment

The cost of an electric kettle or a kettle is approximately 30€.

References and best practices

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CHARACTERIZATION

Environment or playable world:

  • Residential

  • Academic

  • Offices

  • All

Carried out by:

  • Public building users

  • Owners

  • Operators

  • All

Reduce consumption of:

  • Heating

  • Cooling

  • DHW

  • Lighting

  • Electric devices


Type of driver:

  • Physical environmental

  • Contextual

  • Psychological

  • Physiological

  • Social

Time framework:

  • Short term
  • Long term

Type of measure:

  • Envelope
  • HVAC
  • DHW
  • Lighting
  • Electrical devices
  • Other
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