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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

1.5.17 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

1.5.23 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

1.5.31 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

1.5.32 Try to optimize the delivery of print jobs or photocopies

1.5.32 Try to optimize the delivery of print jobs or photocopies Description The measure suggests organizing print jobs or photocopies to print them all together using printers intensively (the action of switching on and off these equipment is when more energy is consumed). Benefits Reduce electricity consumption [...]

2018-01-22T08:50:46+00:00

1.6.10 Implementation of a compressed work schedule

1.6.10 Implementation of a compressed work schedule Description A compressed work schedule allows an employee to work a traditional 35-40 hour workweek in less than the traditional number of workdays. Benefits Reduce energy consumption Employee’s ability to better manage their personal responsibilities Employee´s transport energy [...]

2018-01-22T09:02:09+00:00

1.6.11 Allow employees to work from home on alternate days

1.6.11 Allow employees to work from home on alternate days Description Give the employees an option to work from home on alternate days. With Virtual Private Network (VPN) technology, an employee can connect to office network safely and securely. Benefits With fewer employees in office, less lighting [...]

2018-01-22T09:02:22+00:00

2.1.27 Installation of false ceiling to reduce internal height

2.1.27 Installation of false ceiling to reduce internal height Description The installation of suspended ceiling reduces the volume which has to be heated or cooled helping to lower heating or cooling bills. A reduction of 0.50 metres of internal room height obtained by the installation of false ceiling allows around 1-2% of [...]

2018-01-22T09:26:20+00:00

2.1.31 Improvement of the percentage of transparent envelope

2.1.31 Improvement of the percentage of transparent envelope Description The measure consists in creating new windows in the external walls to gain more light and/or solar contribution. In temperate/warm climate, the new transparent surfaces should be located, if more natural light is necessary, at north side to avoid direct solar radiation in [...]

2018-01-22T09:28:53+00:00

2.1.32 Substitution of transparent for opaque insulated envelope

2.1.32 Substitution of transparent for opaque insulated envelope Description The measure consists in replacing windows with opaque insulated panels to reduce energy losses and air infiltrations through transparent enclosures. The opaque panels provide shading to the building, reducing solar radiation and avoiding overheating in hot climates. Benefits [...]

2018-01-22T09:36:02+00:00