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1.5.15 Use pressure cookers

1.5.15 Use pressure cookers Description The use of pressure cookers reduces times of cooking compared with traditional methods. Benefits Energy savings could be up to 50% Less time of cooking reduces the energy consumption In summer less heat is generated due to shorter time of [...]

2017-09-21T07:57:33+00:00

1.5.11 Set the economic program of the oven

1.5.11 Set the economic program of the oven Description Select the oven economic program. Benefits Energy savings between 10 and 20%can be achieved  with proper training Limitations Occupant acceptance The length of the program is larger than a normal program [...]

2017-09-21T07:49:12+00:00

1.3.15 Limit shower length to 5–7 minutes

1.3.15 Limit shower length to 5–7 minutes Description Using an average number of 8 litres per minute from a typical shower head, by reducing your shower length by 4 minutes per day would save 14000 litres per year. In addition to save water, you also save the energy required to heat water [...]

2017-09-18T08:15:10+00:00

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 [...]

2017-09-18T07:56:30+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. [...]

2017-09-08T10:15:31+00:00

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 [...]

2017-09-08T11:31:58+00:00