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1.1.2 Seal air leaks located in all cavities

1.1.2 Seal air leaks located in all cavities present in the building Description Air leaks can be located in all cavities present in the building. It is not simple to find all points of air infiltration, which are not limited to doors or windows, so sometimes it can be necessary to carry [...]

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1.1.3 Close windows and doors when HVAC systems are operating

1.1.2 Close windows and doors when HVAC systems are operating Description Make sure windows or doors are not open unnecessarily, especially when heating, cooling or air conditioning systems are operating. To ventilate the room it is sufficient to have the window open for 10 minutes. In addition, keep it opened for longer involves [...]

2018-01-16T10:44:43+00:00

1.1.14 Maintenance of room surfaces

1.1.14 Maintenance of room surfaces Description Rooms cleaned at regular intervals or painted in such a way that they have a high reflection coefficient over a long period are the basis for maintaining the high efficiency of the supplied light. Benefits Energy savings Improve comfort [...]

2018-01-16T10:52:46+00:00

1.2.25 Installation of a radiator booster

1.2.25 Installation of a radiator booster Description A radiator booster is a white telescopic tube that sits on top of a radiator. A small thermostatic fan draws the heat trapped behind the radiator and distributes it more evenly around the room, which could help to reduce the thermostat setting. [...]

2018-01-16T11:10:42+00:00

2.3.5 Change from an individual to a collective DHW system

2.3.5 Change from an individual to a collective DHW system Description This measure consists in substituting each individual DHW system in a residential building by a sole collective system which supplies DHW to all the dwellings. Benefits The power required to supply DHW is considerably lower than the addition of the power [...]

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1.3.11 Use shower instead of bath

1.3.11 Use shower instead of bath Description Take a shower instead of a bath. A full bath (140-180 litres) wastes about three times the energy and water compared to a five minutes shower Benefits Energy savings Water savings Limitations Occupant acceptance [...]

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