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1.5.29 When cooking on the range, use pot lids to help food cook faster

1.5.29 When cooking on the range, use pot lids to help food cook faster Description To accelerate the cooking of meals and save energy, it is recommended to use pot lids. Benefits Reduce consumption in electricity or gas Reduce cooking time Limitations [...]

2018-01-22T08:48:54+00:00

1.5.30 Promote the use of solar chargers

1.5.30 Promote the use of solar chargers Description Encourage the use of solar charger to charge mobile phones or other portable devices. Benefits Reduce electricity consumption It is a portable power storage Limitations The solar charger need a lot of hours of [...]

2018-01-22T08:49:25+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

1.5.32 Try to optimize the delivery of print jobs or photocopies

1.5.32 Try to optimize the delivery of print jobs or photocopies Description The measure suggests organizing print jobs or photocopies to print them all together using printers intensively (the action of switching on and off these equipment is when more energy is consumed). Benefits Reduce electricity consumption [...]

2018-01-22T08:50:46+00:00

1.5.33 Remove refrigerators from places next to heat sources

1.5.33 Remove refrigerators from places next to heat sources Description The refrigerator shall be positioned away from other appliances or any other heat sources which can transfer heat to the refrigerator. Benefits Reduce the electricity consumption of the refrigerator Extend the lifespan of the refrigerator [...]

2018-01-22T08:51:25+00:00

1.5.34 Print only necessary documents

1.5.34 Print only necessary documents Description Avoid printing unnecessary documents which could be used in digital form or pages with little information which could be transcript manually instead of printing it. Benefits Reduce the electricity consumption Avoid paper, ink and toner wasting Limitations [...]

2018-01-22T08:52:01+00:00

1.5.35 Decalcify home appliances

1.5.35 Decalcify home appliances Description Public water usually has minerals and others substances which can damage appliances which use water. The calcification generated affects the efficiency of electric resistance which could also crack. Use an acidic product (e.g. vinegar or citric acid cleaner) to maintain dishwasher, washing machine and other home appliances [...]

2018-01-22T08:52:45+00:00

1.5.36 Use dishwasher instead of hand-washing dishes

1.5.36 Use dishwasher instead of hand-washing dishes Description The measure proposes the use of a dishwasher instead of washing dishes by hand. Benefits Reduce the electricity consumption if the domestic hot water system is electric Reduce the consumption of water Reduce the time spent to [...]

2018-01-22T08:53:09+00:00

1.5.37 Install coffee machines with thermal jug

1.5.37 Install coffee machines with thermal jug Description The measure consists in installing coffee machines with thermal jugs with vacuum insulation to keep the coffee at a right temperature for a long period avoiding heat losses. Benefits 25% of electrical consumption for each brewing is saved compared [...]

2018-01-22T08:53:37+00:00

1.5.38 Ironing efficiently

1.5.38 Ironing efficiently Description To iron in an efficient way, first the activity should be planned. Accumulate large batches of clothes and start with those which need cooler temperatures, then iron clothes which need higher temperatures and finally turn off the iron and use the stored heat energy to complete the ironing. [...]

2018-01-22T08:54:10+00:00