Electrical devices (measure)

/Electrical devices (measure)

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 [...]

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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

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