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1.3.17 Disconnect the DHW tank in case it is not working for more than three days

1.3.17 Disconnect the DHW tank in case it is not working for more than three days Description It is recommended to disconnect the DHW tank in case it is not going be used for more than three days. Benefits Energy savings Limitations Occupant [...]

2018-01-19T12:29:23+00:00

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 [...]

2018-01-22T07:52:08+00:00

1.5.8 Turning off the TV

1.5.8 Turning off the TV Description Turning off the TV, radio, computers or other appliances if no one use them. Benefits Energy savings between 10% and 20% can be achieved with proper training Limitations Occupant acceptance Economic assessment [...]

2018-01-22T08:29:35+00:00

1.5.9 Set the economic program of the washing machine

1.5.9 Set the economic program of the washing machine Description Select the washing machine economic program. Benefits Energy savings between 10 and 20% can be achieved with proper training Clothes will be cleaned as good as with other programs Limitations Occupant acceptance [...]

2018-01-22T08:30:01+00:00

1.5.10 Set the economic program of the dishwasher

1.5.10 Set the economic program of the dishwasher Description Select the dishwasher economic program. Benefits Energy savings between 10% and 20% can be achieved with proper training Dishes will be cleaned as good as with other programs Limitations Occupant acceptance The [...]

2018-01-22T08:30:30+00:00

1.5.11 Set the economic program of the oven

1.5.11 Set the economic program of the oven Description Select the oven economic program. Benefits Energy savings between 10 and 20%can be achieved  with proper training Limitations Occupant acceptance The length of the program is larger than a normal program [...]

2018-01-22T08:31:11+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

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