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2.1.22 Convert balconies into galleries

2.1.22 Convert balconies into galleries Description The system consists in the installation of glazing to close balconies and create, in winter, a closed buffer space which accumulate heat and avoid the contact of external wall surface with cold air. It will work as a greenhouse, so in summer it has to be [...]

2017-11-03T08:52:09+00:00

2.1.21 Installation of double windows

2.1.21 Installation of double windows Description It is a solution to be considered in cold areas, traditionally used in high mountain areas. The installation of another window offers a double protection from the cold climate, creating also an air chamber which works like a greenhouse, forming a layer of warm air and [...]

2017-10-16T12:24:50+00:00

1.5.38 Ironing efficiently

1.5.38 Ironing efficiently Description To iron in an efficient way, first the activity should be planned. Accumulate large batches of clothes and start with those which need cooler temperatures, then iron clothes which need higher temperatures and finally turn off the iron and use the stored heat energy to complete the ironing. [...]

2017-10-16T11:00:42+00:00

1.5.36 Use dishwasher instead of hand-washing dishes

1.5.36 Use dishwasher instead of hand-washing dishes Description The measure proposes the use of a dishwasher instead of washing dishes by hand. Benefits Reduce the electricity consumption if the domestic hot water system is electric Reduce the consumption of water Reduce the time spent to wash dishes The dishwasher eliminate more bacteria [...]

2017-10-16T10:50:21+00:00

1.5.34 Print only necessary documents

1.5.34 Print only necessary documents Description Avoid printing unnecessary documents which could be used in digital form or pages with little information which could be transcript manually instead of printing it. Benefits Reduce the electricity consumption Avoid paper, ink and toner wasting Limitations User acceptance Economic [...]

2017-10-16T10:35:40+00:00

1.5.28 Cleaning of the backside of the fridge

1.5.28 Cleaning of the backside of the fridge Description It is necessary to clean the backside of the fridge once a year because a lot of dust is accumulated behind the fridge on the condenser coil, causing inefficiently operation. Benefits Reduce electricity consumption Extend the lifespan [...]

2017-10-16T10:00:25+00:00

1.5.24 Repair refrigerator door seals

1.5.24 Repair refrigerator door seals Description If the door of the refrigerator is not sealed properly, cold air will escape and warm air will enter into the cabinet, rising the temperature inside the fridge. Benefits Reduce electricity consumption because the fridge’s cabinet does not let escape cool [...]

2017-10-16T09:41:52+00:00