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2.1.47 Use of argon in chambers of double and triple glazing

2.1.47 Use of argon in chambers of double and triple glazing Description This measure consists in the use of argon gas instead of air to fill the chamber between double or triple glass panes. Argon is more efficient than air because its transmittance is lower. Benefits Increase the soundproofing performance Low transmittance [...]

2017-11-08T09:31:09+00:00

2.1.41 Installation of fixed external systems for solar shading (overhangs)

2.1.41 Installation of fixed external systems for solar shading (overhangs) Description The measure consists in installing overhangs above windows to avoid direct solar radiations in summer. The depth of overhangs will be calculated depending of latitude and climate. The selected depth should allow the crossing of solar radiation in winter to contribute at heat gains. [...]

2017-11-02T09:21:57+00:00

2.1.39 Adding a electrochromic window film

2.1.39 Adding a electrochromic window film Description An electrochromic window film is able to change the transparency or the colour of the glass where it is applied thanks to an electrical voltage which passes across it. The passage from one state to another can be done manually, with n ON/OFF switch or [...]

2017-11-02T09:11:51+00:00

1.6.10 Implementation of a compressed work schedule

1.6.10 Implementation of a compressed work schedule Description A compressed work schedule allows an employee to work a traditional 35-40 hour workweek in less than the traditional number of workdays. Benefits Reduce energy consumption Employee’s ability to better manage their personal responsibilities Employee´s transport energy [...]

2017-10-16T12:08:45+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

1.6.6 Optimization of the conditions of the electric bill

1.6.6 Optimization of the conditions of the electric bill Description Perform continuous monitoring of electrical bills and their suitability for consumption and market conditions. Although it does not save energy, it is very important from the economic point of view. Benefits Less expensive electricity rates Proper [...]

2017-10-16T11:38:30+00:00

1.6.4 Sensitizing of occupants through workshops

1.6.4 Sensitizing of occupants through workshops Description Information, education and awareness of the occupants of the building will be a tool of vital importance to ensure the operability of any energy management improvement plan of the building. Benefits The savings potential is between 10-20% [...]

2017-10-16T11:28:53+00:00

1.6.2 Use stairs instead of lifts

1.6.2 Use stairs instead of lifts Description For heights below the third floor, it is healthier, more economic and ecological to take the stairs up and down than to use the lift, and below the fifth floor, go walking down the stairs to the street. Benefits The [...]

2017-10-16T11:21:23+00:00