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1.4.7 Appropriate orientation of the work place

1.4.7 Appropriate orientation of the work place Description This measure consists in orienting the workplace to maximize the use of natural light and ensuring that no glare occurs. The most suitable option is by letting the light arrive sideway to the workplace. Benefits It is possible to [...]

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1.4.8 Lighting zoning through manual switches

1.4.8 Lighting zoning through manual switches Description This measure consists in creating lighting zones (group of luminaires) which can be controlled independently. This way, switch on/off the lights only in the desired zone will be possible. Usually the zones are divided considering the type of activities or the penetration of natural light. [...]

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1.4.9 Programming different scenarios for the same place

1.4.9 Programming different scenarios for the same place Description If different activities (e.g. screening, meeting) with different required lighting levels are developed in the same space (e.g. in a conference room, classroom), it shall be given the possibility of adapting easily the illuminance levels to the activity through switches or touchpad controls [...]

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1.4.10 Turn off the luminaires close to windows when there is enough daylighting

1.4.10 Turn off the luminaires close to windows when there is enough daylighting Description This measure is based on the collaboration of users who have to switch off lights when natural sunlight provides sufficient amount of daylight. It is important to eliminate the habit of turning on the light whenever one enters [...]

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1.4.11 Optimized interior security lighting

1.4.11 Optimized interior security lighting Description The interior security lighting system can be optimized: reducing the illuminance performance (and consequently wattage power) to have a maximum of 54 lux avoiding the use of security light during the day using emergency lights with low capacity backup batteries replacing emergency exit lights by luminous [...]

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1.4.12 Place floor lamps and hanging lamps in corners

1.4.12 Place floor lamps and hanging lamps in corners Description This measure consists in rearranging the floor and hanging lamps in the corners of a room in order to increase their performance through the reflection of the light into the walls. Benefits Reduce lighting consumption Easy [...]

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1.6.4 Sensitizing of occupants through workshops

1.6.4 Sensitizing of occupants through workshops Description Information, education and awareness of the occupants of the building will be a tool of vital importance to ensure the operability of any energy management improvement plan of the building. Benefits The savings potential is between 10-20% [...]

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1.6.6 Optimization of the conditions of the electric bill

1.6.6 Optimization of the conditions of the electric bill Description Perform continuous monitoring of electrical bills and their suitability for consumption and market conditions. Although it does not save energy, it is very important from the economic point of view. Benefits Less expensive electricity rates Proper [...]

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1.6.7 Create reminders and promotional materials to raise awareness

1.6.7 Create reminders and promotional materials to raise awareness Description Successful marketing campaigns are vital to raise awareness. Gentle reminders in the form of emails will reinforce the request to comply with energy efficiency practices, as well as weekly or monthly newsletters that offer advice and reward for participation. [...]

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1.6.8 Move the furniture or objects that block the natural light

1.6.8 Move the furniture or objects that block the natural light Description Inadvertently blocking windows when arranging your furniture can cut into a room's natural light. Rearrange the space to keep natural light sources free and unobstructed. Keep larger pieces toward the center of the room. Even knick-knacks on a windowsill block [...]

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