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1.1.6 Correct use of external solar shading

1.1.6 Correct use of external solar shading Description In cooling seasons users have to block direct solar radiation by closing solar shadings to avoid internal overheating. In others seasons solar shadings should be opened to take advantage of natural light and, in heating seasons also of solar radiation to increase internal thermal [...]

2017-09-08T11:26:16+00:00

1.1.5 Periodic and suitable cleaning of windows

1.1.5 Periodic and suitable cleaning of windows Description It is important to maintain the windows’ glass clean to allow a good penetration of natural light in the building and to improve their use, avoiding the use of artificial light.   Benefits It improves the internal light comfort [...]

2017-09-08T11:27:01+00:00

1.1.4 Manage properly the opening of windows and doors for natural ventilation

1.1.4 Manage properly the opening of windows and doors for natural ventilation Description To improve air comfort and reduce the need of HVAC systems use natural ventilation. Open windows of opposite façades to produce cross-ventilation or if the building has a space for vertical circulation or a central courtyard, open windows and/or doors [...]

2017-09-08T11:27:47+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

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 [...]

2017-09-08T11:32:50+00:00