Electrical devices (measure)

/Electrical devices (measure)

1.5.12 Set the appropriate temperatures of refrigerator and freezer

1.5.12 Set the appropriate temperatures of refrigerator and freezer Description The measure consists in setting the appropriate temperature for freezers and refrigerators. The optimal temperature for a refrigerator is 5°C while for a freezer is -18°C. The temperature setting depends also on climate conditions. Benefits Simple, energy [...]

2018-01-22T08:32:11+00:00

1.5.13 Unplug battery chargers when their use is not necessary

1.5.13 Unplug battery chargers when their use is not necessary Description Mobile phones, laptops, tablets and other devices are usually left plugged to their battery charger though they are already fully charged or they are in sleep mode. This generates phantom consumption which can be easily avoided. Benefits [...]

2018-01-22T08:32:48+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

1.5.15 Use pressure cookers

1.5.15 Use pressure cookers Description The use of pressure cookers reduces times of cooking compared with traditional methods. Benefits Energy savings could be up to 50% Less time of cooking reduces the energy consumption In summer less heat is generated due to shorter time of [...]

2018-01-22T08:34:09+00:00

1.5.16 Use a toaster oven or microwave instead of the oven

1.5.16 Use a toaster oven or microwave instead of the oven Description The measure proposes using a microwave or a toaster oven instead of a traditional oven to save energy considering that the formers are more efficient in daily cooking. Benefits Microwave and toaster oven reduce the [...]

2018-01-22T08:41:34+00:00

1.5.17 Turning off communal equipment at the end of the day

1.5.17 Turning off communal equipment at the end of the day Description The measure proposes to switch off completely all the electronic devices which normally, in an office or in residential buildings are left on stand-by or functioning in the night and at weekends, although they are not used. Electronic devices could [...]

2018-01-22T08:42:11+00:00

1.5.18 Air dry dishes instead of using the dishwasher’s drying cycle

1.5.18 Air dry dishes instead of using the dishwasher’s drying cycle Description The measure proposes avoiding the use of dishwasher to dry dishes and leave that air dries them. Benefits Reduce electricity consumption Almost no effort is required Limitations User acceptance [...]

2018-01-22T08:42:41+00:00

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 [...]

2018-01-22T08:43:12+00:00

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