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1.6.9 Remove furniture from the front of HVAC terminal units

1.6.9 Remove furniture from the front of HVAC terminal units

Description

This measure consists in rearranging furniture that is blocking the HVAC terminal units in order to increase their performance.

Benefits

  • Reduce energy consumption

  • Increase the heating/cooling moving around the room

  • Easy application

  • Avoid the damage of furniture

Limitations

  • Occupant acceptance

  • Displacing furniture is not possible in several cases due to space restrictions

Economic assessment

Zero investment.

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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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