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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

1.3.1 Lower the DHW temperature set-point

1.1.3 Lower the DHW temperature set-point Description Water should not be overheated more than necessary (each 10°C rise in DHW temperature increases the energy consumption by around 15%). To save energy, it is recommended to adjust the thermostat of DHW at 60°C (this temperature should not be reduced to avoid problems of [...]

2017-09-18T07:28:47+00:00

1.2.25 Installation of a radiator booster

1.2.25 Installation of a radiator booster Description A radiator booster is a white telescopic tube that sits on top of a radiator. A small thermostatic fan draws the heat trapped behind the radiator and distributes it more evenly around the room, which could help to reduce the thermostat setting. [...]

2017-09-08T10:15:31+00:00

1.2.21 Installation of motion sensors for HVAC systems

1.2.21 Installation of motion sensors for HVAC systems   Description As part of a HVAC energy management system, occupancy sensors enable facility managers to automatically control HVAC operation based on room occupancy. If the room is physically occupied, then the system will allow occupants to control the climate. Once a room is [...]

2017-09-08T10:17:15+00:00

1.2.19 Cleaning heat exchangers of chillers

1.2.19 Cleaning heat exchangers of chillerssent in the building   Description HVAC heat exchangers are critical to resident’s comfort in the building. Regularly scheduled heater exchanger cleanings will maintain clean waterside surfaces and ensure superb operation and efficiency. Benefits Reduce heat losses and air infiltration Decrease [...]

2017-09-08T10:18:46+00:00

1.2.13 Installation of a programmable thermostat

1.2.13 Installation of a programmable thermostate   Description A programmable thermostat offers pre-programmed settings to regulate the building's temperature. Programmable thermostats can store multiple daily settings (six or more temperature settings a day) that can be manually overridden without affecting the rest of the daily or weekly program. [...]

2017-09-11T11:00:20+00:00