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1.2.18 Turn off kitchen and bath fans immediately after use

1.2.18 Turn off kitchen and bath fans immediately after use

 

Description

This measure consists in turning off fans of the bathroom and the kitchen approximately 10 minutes once they have cooled the room to avoid that they expel fresh air outside the house. Although this does not seem like a huge change, a lot of energy is used if these are left on all day.

Benefits

  • Energy savings

Limitations

  • Occupant acceptance

     

Economic assessment

No costs.

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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