1.6.10 Implementation of a compressed work schedule

1.6.10 Implementation of a compressed work schedule


A compressed work schedule allows an employee to work a traditional 35-40 hour workweek in less than the traditional number of workdays.


  • Reduce energy consumption

  • Employee’s ability to better manage their personal responsibilities

  • Employee´s transport energy savings

  • Additional day off for employees while preserving their full-time income


  • Occupant acceptance (both employers and employees)

  • Not possible in all type of jobs

Economic assessment

Zero investment.

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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