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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

1.4.5 Reduce the number of luminaires

1.4.5 Reduce the number of luminaires Description The measure consists in removing luminaires in spaces where the light levels are higher than the acceptable working lighting level and the entire luminaire could be removed. Benefits The number of luminaires can be reduced and thus their associated energy [...]

2017-09-18T10:33:40+00:00

1.4.1 Change to task lighting method when required

1.4.1 Change to task lighting method when required Description The measure proposes the installation of task lighting to give the possibility of concentrating light only in working areas or, in general, where and when it is needed through the combination with general lighting. Benefits In offices, energy [...]

2017-09-18T09:22:50+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

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