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2.2.6 Installation of high efficient motors for fans and pumps

2.2.6 Installation of high efficient motors for fans and pumps Description A High Efficiency Motor (HEM) is a motor that increases in around 3% the performance of a conventional motor. The energy savings at partial load are also significant, and sometimes, even higher than at full load. The energy savings that this [...]

2018-01-23T09:41:33+00:00

2.2.15 Installation of micro-cogeneration boilers

2.2.15 Installation of micro-cogeneration boilers Description Combined heat and power (CHP), or cogeneration, is the simultaneous production of useful heat and electricity from a single source, close to the point of use. Large scale CHP, suitable for industrial and commercial applications, has been available in the market for some time. Micro-CHP refers [...]

2018-01-23T09:49:06+00:00

2.2.16 Replace V-belts with cogged or synchronous belt drives

2.2.16 Replace V-belts with cogged or synchronous belt drives Description Belt drives are a common method of power transmission between a motor and its driven load. The driven load may be any rotating drive shaft for equipment such as fans, conveyors, compressors, or pumps. The conversion of V-belt drives to cogged V-belt [...]

2018-01-23T09:49:31+00:00

2.5.1 Purchase of Energy Star label devices

2.5.1 Purchase of Energy Star label devices Description The Energy Star label can be found on computers, monitors, copiers, printers, faxes and scanners, among others, and it ensures that equipment meet some minimum energy efficiency requirements, after a time without being used, they turn to a resting state in which the consumption [...]

2018-01-24T08:49:22+00:00

2.5.2 Purchase of A+++ electrical appliances

2.5.2 Purchase of A+++ electrical appliances Description The EU established a system of energy labelling for better information on energy consumption of existing appliances on the market. It consists of A+++ to G rating (according to the energy consumption) with the A+++ having the best performance. E.g. a refrigerator of class A+++ consumes [...]

2018-01-24T08:50:01+00:00

2.5.3 Purchase of laptops instead of desktop computers

2.5.3 Purchase of laptops instead of desktop computers Description In general, laptops are more efficient equipment than desktop computers. They have screens of liquid crystal which consumes much less energy than any conventional PC monitor, and they incorporate more energy-saving options. Benefits Laptop computers consume up to 80% less [...]

2018-01-24T08:50:22+00:00

2.5.4 Purchase of monitors with LCD screen

2.5.4 Purchase of monitors with LCD screen Description Monitors with LCD (liquid crystal) screen consume between a 50-70% less energy in on mode than conventional screens of CRT (cathode ray). The most efficient LCDs monitors are those which are back illuminated with LED known also as LED monitors. Benefits [...]

2018-01-24T08:50:41+00:00

2.5.5 Purchase double-sided copiers and printers

2.5.5 Purchase double-sided copiers and printers Description It is recommended to purchase copiers and printers that print double-sided. Benefits The savings potential is medium to high, although it depends on the equipment and the use of them. It can be obtained savings over 50% of electrical energy used in [...]

2018-01-24T08:51:03+00:00

2.5.6 Purchase bi-thermic washing machines

2.5.6 Purchase bi-thermic washing machines Description The "bi-thermic" washing machines have 2 inputs of water: the cold and the hot, so hot water can be provided by the DHW system, which could use solar thermal energy. Benefits Extend the lifespan of the washing machine because there are not resistors [...]

2018-01-24T08:51:30+00:00

2.5.7 Purchase bi-thermic dishwashers

2.5.7 Purchase bi-thermic dishwashers Description The "bi-thermic" dishwashers have 2 inputs of water: the cold and the hot, so hot water can be reached from the DHW system, which is heated by solar thermal energy. Benefits Extend the lifespan of the dishwasher because there are not resistors which are [...]

2018-01-23T09:13:33+00:00