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1.2.23 Installation of an efficient destratification fan system

1.2.23 Installation of an efficient destratification fan system Description Thermal stratification is caused by hot air rising up to the ceiling or roof space because it is lighter than the surrounding cooler air. The same applies to cool air falling to the floor as it is heavier than the surrounding warmer air.  [...]

2018-01-23T08:37:42+00:00

1.3.14 Installation of motion sensor faucets

1.3.14 Installation of motion sensor faucets Description A motion sensor faucet is a faucet equipped with a proximity sensor and mechanism that opens its valve to allow water to flow in response to the presence of a hand or hands in close proximity. Benefits Easy to operate [...]

2018-01-19T12:26:13+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 [...]

2018-01-19T13:12:28+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 [...]

2018-01-22T07:48:26+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 [...]

2018-01-22T07:49:42+00:00

1.4.11 Optimized interior security lighting

1.4.11 Optimized interior security lighting Description The interior security lighting system can be optimized: reducing the illuminance performance (and consequently wattage power) to have a maximum of 54 lux avoiding the use of security light during the day using emergency lights with low capacity backup batteries replacing emergency exit lights by luminous [...]

2018-01-22T07:51:43+00:00

1.5.1 Use of multiple power strips with switch and/or programmable plugs

1.5.1 Use of multiple power strips with switch and/or programmable plugs Description The use of a power strip is recommendable especially in office buildings where many devices as computers, printers, monitors, etc… are usually left in standby mode, spending unnecessary energy during the night-time, holidays and weekends. Power strips could switch all [...]

2018-01-22T07:55:00+00:00

1.5.14 Use of networking printers

1.5.14 Use of networking printers Description The measure proposes to reduce the number of personal printers and replace them with a common networking one, saving significant a amount of energy. Benefits Energy savings Reduce maintenance costs Discourage paper wasting Limitations The [...]

2018-01-22T08:33:26+00:00

1.5.23 Cover liquids and wrap foods stored in the refrigerator

1.5.23 Cover liquids and wrap foods stored in the refrigerator Description Uncovered liquids or foods putted in the refrigerator release vapours that add to the compressor workload. Benefits Reduce electricity consumption Extend the lifespan of the refrigerator Food is better preserved Limitations [...]

2018-01-22T08:45:17+00:00

1.5.31 Using hand cleaners instead of electrical ones

1.5.31 Using hand cleaners instead of electrical ones Description The use of paper towels to dry hands instead of electric dryer saves energy. Benefits Reduce electricity consumption Noise generated by electrical hand dryers is avoided Avoid the spread of airborne bacteria Limitations [...]

2018-01-22T08:50:05+00:00