1.5.3 Turning off the screen of the monitor

1.5.3 Turning off the screen of the monitor


When making short stops, of about 10 minutes, turn off the monitor screen, because it is the part of the computer that consumes more energy (between 70-80%). For stops of more than one hour it is recommended to turn off completely the computer.


  • Energy savings between 10 and 20% can be achieved with proper training

  • Avoid internal heat gains

  • Extend the lifespan of the monitor


  • Occupant acceptance

Economic assessment

The cost is zero, although it is convenient to train and inform properly to the users on these issues.

References and best practices

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Carried out by:

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Reduce consumption of:

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  • DHW

  • Lighting

  • Electric devices

Type of driver:

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  • Contextual

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