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1.2.23 Installation of an efficient destratification fan system

1.2.23 Installation of an efficient destratification fan system Description Thermal stratification is caused by hot air rising up to the ceiling or roof space because it is lighter than the surrounding cooler air. The same applies to cool air falling to the floor as it is heavier than the surrounding warmer air.  [...]

2018-01-23T08:37:42+00:00

1.3.14 Installation of motion sensor faucets

1.3.14 Installation of motion sensor faucets Description A motion sensor faucet is a faucet equipped with a proximity sensor and mechanism that opens its valve to allow water to flow in response to the presence of a hand or hands in close proximity. Benefits Easy to operate [...]

2018-01-19T12:26:13+00:00

1.4.1 Change to task lighting method when required

1.4.1 Change to task lighting method when required Description The measure proposes the installation of task lighting to give the possibility of concentrating light only in working areas or, in general, where and when it is needed through the combination with general lighting. Benefits In offices, energy [...]

2018-01-19T13:12:28+00:00

1.4.5 Reduce the number of luminaires

1.4.5 Reduce the number of luminaires Description The measure consists in removing luminaires in spaces where the light levels are higher than the acceptable working lighting level and the entire luminaire could be removed. Benefits The number of luminaires can be reduced and thus their associated energy [...]

2018-01-22T07:48:26+00:00

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 [...]

2018-01-22T07:49:42+00:00

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 [...]

2018-01-22T07:51:43+00:00

1.5.1 Use of multiple power strips with switch and/or programmable plugs

1.5.1 Use of multiple power strips with switch and/or programmable plugs Description The use of a power strip is recommendable especially in office buildings where many devices as computers, printers, monitors, etc… are usually left in standby mode, spending unnecessary energy during the night-time, holidays and weekends. Power strips could switch all [...]

2018-01-22T07:55:00+00:00

1.5.2 Set the energy saving mode of the electrical equipment

1.5.2 Set the energy saving mode of the electrical equipment Description It is recommended to properly set the energy saving mode of computers, printers, photocopiers and other office equipment, with which it can be saved up to 50% of the equipment’s energy consumption. Benefits Simple, energy savings [...]

2018-01-22T08:17:01+00:00

1.5.7 Use and manage properly the energy consumption of printers and photocopiers

1.5.7 Use and manage properly the energy consumption of printers and photocopiers Description When printing or photocopying documents, it is convenient to carry out printing works at double-side and in draft quality mode. Benefits Simple, energy savings between 10% and 20% can be achieved with proper training [...]

2018-01-22T08:29:08+00:00

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