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1.2.1 Turning off air conditioning systems when rooms are empty

1.2.1 Turning off air conditioning systems when rooms are empty

Description

When leaving the room, even if it is for a short time, the air conditioning should be turned off. If possible, turn off the air conditioning 20 minutes before leaving, the air will stay cool during this time and there will be sufficient thermal comfort.

Benefits

  • The saving potential is medium, depending on the type of equipment and their use

  • Energy savings achieved can be between 10 and 20% with proper user training

Limitations

  • Occupant acceptance

Economic assessment

The cost is zero, although it is convenient to train and inform properly users on these issues.

References and best practices

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CHARACTERIZATION

Environment or playable world:

  • Residential

  • Academic

  • Offices

  • All

Carried out by:

  • Public building users

  • Owners

  • Operators

  • All

Reduce consumption of:

  • Heating

  • Cooling

  • DHW

  • Lighting

  • Electric devices


Type of driver:

  • Physical environmental

  • Contextual

  • Psychological

  • Physiological

  • Social

Time framework:

  • Short term
  • Long term

Type of measure:

  • Envelope
  • HVAC
  • DHW
  • Lighting
  • Electrical devices
  • Other
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