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1.4.8 Lighting zoning through manual switches

1.4.8 Lighting zoning through manual switches Description This measure consists in creating lighting zones (group of luminaires) which can be controlled independently. This way, switch on/off the lights only in the desired zone will be possible. Usually the zones are divided considering the type of activities or the penetration of natural light. [...]

2017-10-16T07:09:53+00:00

1.4.6 Turn off lighting in unused rooms or zones

1.4.6 Turn off lighting in unused rooms or zones Description If there are not presence detectors, the light should be turned off when a room is not used. This measure has to be specially considered in those spaces usually closed during weekends by assuring that any unnecessary light is switched on. [...]

2017-10-16T07:03:56+00:00

1.4.4 Reduce the number of lamps

1.4.4 Reduce the number of lamps Description The measure proposes to remove from each fixture a certain number of lamps depending on the light levels previously measured with a light meter. Lamps will be removed where light levels are higher than the acceptable working levels. Benefits The [...]

2017-10-11T08:23:29+00:00

1.3.14 Installation of motion sensor faucets

1.3.14 Installation of motion sensor faucets Description A motion sensor faucet is a faucet equipped with a proximity sensor and mechanism that opens its valve to allow water to flow in response to the presence of a hand or hands in close proximity. Benefits Easy to operate [...]

2017-10-11T07:33:33+00:00

1.3.12 Fix dripping taps

1.3.12 Fix dripping taps Description Fix any leaking tap. A dripping tap can waste 5000 litres a year, while a replacement tap washer only costs a few cents. Benefits Energy savings Water savings Limitations Occupant acceptance Economic [...]

2017-10-11T07:21:02+00:00

1.3.10 Installation of low-flow showerheads

1.3.10 Installation of low-flow showerheads Description One of the solutions to save water and energy consists of the placement of an aerator at the exit of the showerheads. These devices are screwed into the output of the showerhead, reducing the flow of water and they are compatible with most showerheads since they [...]

2017-10-09T08:13:19+00:00

1.3.6 Installation of a timer for the DHW boiler

1.3.6 Installation of a timer for the DHW boiler Description The measure consists in installing a timer (digital or analogic) which turns off the boiler when there is no demand of DHW (e.g. in residential buildings during the night there is no relevant demand of DHW). Benefits [...]

2017-10-05T10:07:22+00:00

1.3.4 Maintenance and inspection of DHW pumps

1.3.4 Maintenance and inspection of DHW pumps Description The water needs to be boosted by electric pumps to get to the different end points of consumption of a building. The resulting electric consumption can become an important part, especially in high buildings; therefore it is necessary for the installation to be dimensioned [...]

2017-10-05T09:47:58+00:00