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1.5.5 Using the desktop screen in a proper way

1.5.5 Using the desktop screen in a proper way Description Choose dark colours for the background images of the desktop screen. On average, a white page needs 74 W to display, while a dark one needs only 59 W (25% less energy). Benefits Energy savings of 20% [...]

2017-09-20T09:28:25+00:00

1.5.3 Turning off the screen of the monitor

1.5.3 Turning off the screen of the monitor Description When making short stops, of about 10 minutes, turn off the monitor screen, because it is the part of the computer that consumes more energy (between 70-80%). For stops of more than one hour it is recommended to turn off completely the computer. [...]

2017-09-20T09:24:59+00:00

1.4.9 Programming different scenarios for the same place

1.4.9 Programming different scenarios for the same place Description If different activities (e.g. screening, meeting) with different required lighting levels are developed in the same space (e.g. in a conference room, classroom), it shall be given the possibility of adapting easily the illuminance levels to the activity through switches or touchpad controls [...]

2017-09-20T09:10:46+00:00

1.3.13 Installation of thermostatic taps

1.3.13 Installation of thermostatic taps Description Thermostatic taps are taps able to mix the water to a desired temperature, and it can keep it constant for a greater comfort of the user. Benefits Comfort Energy and water saving (up to 10-15%) High security Calibration [...]

2017-09-18T08:04:20+00:00

1.3.9 Adding or repairing water heaters insulation

1.3.9 Adding or repairing water heaters insulation Description Insulation of water heaters is necessary to protect against contact with hot surfaces and to ensure an acceptable working temperature in the water heater house. Insulation of water heaters is a very efficient way to keep your water hotter for longer, especially if the [...]

2017-09-18T07:52:35+00:00

1.3.3 Adding or repairing DHW distribution systems

1.3.3 Adding or repairing DHW distribution systems Description It is recommended to properly insulate pipes to limit heat losses, as well as to install the boiler/accumulator as close as possible to the consumption end points to limit the losses that occur through the walls of the pipes. The insulation normally used for [...]

2017-09-18T07:34:43+00:00