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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

1.6.6 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

1.3.18 Wash hands with cold water instead of warm water

1.3.18 Wash hands with cold water instead of warm water Description Although the perception that hot water is more hygienic is based in some factual evidence, there are few, if any hygienic benefits, of using warm or hot water to wash one’s hands. It is true that heat kills bacteria; however, the [...]

2017-10-11T08:06:48+00:00

1.3.16 Cleaning the DHW tank to avoid sediments

1.3.16 Cleaning the DHW tank to avoid sediments Description DHW tank efficiency is vulnerable to sediment and it makes rumbling sounds when sediment builds up. The sediment grows depending on the hardness of water and other factors. The efficiency drops as heat transfer surfaces are covered with sediment. Flushing water heater every [...]

2017-10-11T07:43:47+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