1.5.6 Using the screensaver in a proper way

1.5.6 Using the screensaver in a proper way


The screensaver that consumes less energy is the black one, saving on average 7.5 Wh, value lower than for any animated screensaver. It is recommended to configure that it is activated after 10 minutes of inactivity.


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

  • Easy application


  • Occupant acceptance

  • The energy saving is less relevant in LCD monitors

Economic assessment

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

References and best practices

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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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