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2.1.18 Installation of efficient windows (triple glazing with aluminium frames with thermal break)

2.1.18 Installation of efficient windows (triple glazing with aluminium frames with thermal break) Description This measure consists in the replacement of inefficient windows (e.g. aluminium frame without thermal brake and single glazing) for an efficient one with triple glazing and aluminium frames with thermal brake. A typical transmittance of this type of [...]

2017-11-03T07:50:23+00:00

1.6.8 Move the furniture or objects that block the natural light

1.6.8 Move the furniture or objects that block the natural light Description Inadvertently blocking windows when arranging your furniture can cut into a room's natural light. Rearrange the space to keep natural light sources free and unobstructed. Keep larger pieces toward the center of the room. Even knick-knacks on a windowsill block [...]

2017-10-16T12:00:58+00:00

1.3.12 Fix dripping taps

1.3.12 Fix dripping taps Description Fix any leaking tap. A dripping tap can waste 5000 litres a year, while a replacement tap washer only costs a few cents. Benefits Energy savings Water savings Limitations Occupant acceptance Economic [...]

2017-10-11T07:21:02+00:00

1.5.41 Dry hair naturally

1.5.41 Dry hair naturally Description Let dry your hair naturally or with a towel instead of using hair dryer Benefits Reduce electricity consumption Reduce hair damages Limitations User acceptance In winter and for people with long hair, avoiding the use of [...]

2017-09-27T07:24:35+00:00

1.1.11 Adding a low Emissivity (E) window film

1.1.11 Adding a low Emissivity (E) window film Description A low E film is an extremely thin layer of metal oxides, in the order of nanometers, which, if it is applied on the glass, provides a capacity of reinforced thermal insulation. The film reflects inward a part of the incident long-wave energy (heating), [...]

2017-09-11T10:44:01+00:00