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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

1.4.7 Appropriate orientation of the work place

1.4.7 Appropriate orientation of the work place Description This measure consists in orienting the workplace to maximize the use of natural light and ensuring that no glare occurs. The most suitable option is by letting the light arrive sideway to the workplace. Benefits It is possible to [...]

2017-09-18T10:41:12+00:00

1.3.15 Limit shower length to 5–7 minutes

1.3.15 Limit shower length to 5–7 minutes Description Using an average number of 8 litres per minute from a typical shower head, by reducing your shower length by 4 minutes per day would save 14000 litres per year. In addition to save water, you also save the energy required to heat water [...]

2017-09-18T08:15:10+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

1.3.11 Use shower instead of bath

1.3.11 Use shower instead of bath Description Take a shower instead of a bath. A full bath (140-180 litres) wastes about three times the energy and water compared to a five minutes shower Benefits Energy savings Water savings Limitations Occupant acceptance [...]

2017-09-18T07:56:30+00:00