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1.5.19 Wash only full loads of dishes and clothes

1.5.19 Wash only full loads of dishes and clothes Description The measure consists in using the washing machine and dishwasher only when there are full loads because in this way it is more efficient. Benefits Reduce electricity consumption Reduce water consumption Almost no effort is [...]

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1.5.20 Turn off the oven or the electric cooker before finishing

1.5.20 Turn off the oven or the electric cooker before finishing Description The measure consists in turning off the oven or the electrical cooker before finishing the cook of a meal. In this way, the period of time which an oven or a glass ceramic plate needs to cool down is used, [...]

2018-01-22T08:44:00+00:00

1.5.21 Air dry clothes

1.5.21 Air dry clothes Description The energy consumption of a dryer machine can be avoided if the clothes are air dried. Benefits Reduce electricity consumption Clothes will last longer Reduce heat gain in summer If air dry method is used, no money will be [...]

2018-01-22T08:44:31+00:00

1.5.22 Regularly defrost manual defrost refrigerators and freezers

1.5.22 Regularly defrost manual defrost refrigerators and freezers Description To improve their efficiency, it is necessary, amongst other things, to defrost refrigerators and freezers manually minimum once a year, to avoid the grown of ice which is an insulator and prevents an efficient use. Benefits Reduce electricity [...]

2018-01-22T08:44:56+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

1.5.24 Repair refrigerator door seals

1.5.24 Repair refrigerator door seals Description If the door of the refrigerator is not sealed properly, cold air will escape and warm air will enter into the cabinet, rising the temperature inside the fridge. Benefits Reduce electricity consumption because the fridge’s cabinet does not let escape cool [...]

2018-01-22T08:45:47+00:00

1.5.25 Match the size of the pan to the heating element

1.5.25 Match the size of the pan to the heating element Description When cooking, use the heating element that matches as much as possible the pan to avoid heat losses. Benefits Reduce consumption in electricity or gas, depending on the type of heating element Extend the [...]

2018-01-22T08:46:47+00:00

1.5.26 Use a covered kettle or pan or electric kettle to boil water

1.5.26 Use a covered kettle or pan or electric kettle to boil water Description To save energy it is recommended to use a covered kettle, a pan or an electric kettle to boil water. Benefits Reduce electricity consumption because these appliances are more efficient than boil water [...]

2018-01-22T08:47:13+00:00

1.5.27 Use the washing machine with cold water

1.5.27 Use the washing machine with cold water Description Wash clothes on a cold wash cycle whenever possible, considering that 90% of the washing machine energy consumption is used to heat water. Benefits Reduce electricity consumption The manufacturing cost of cold fill washing machine is lower [...]

2018-01-22T08:47:46+00:00

1.5.28 Cleaning of the backside of the fridge

1.5.28 Cleaning of the backside of the fridge Description It is necessary to clean the backside of the fridge once a year because a lot of dust is accumulated behind the fridge on the condenser coil, causing inefficiently operation. Benefits Reduce electricity consumption Extend the lifespan [...]

2018-01-22T08:48:22+00:00