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2.1.21 Installation of double windows

2.1.21 Installation of double windows Description It is a solution to be considered in cold areas, traditionally used in high mountain areas. The installation of another window offers a double protection from the cold climate, creating also an air chamber which works like a greenhouse, forming a layer of warm air and [...]

2018-01-22T09:23:14+00:00

2.1.22 Convert balconies into galleries

2.1.22 Convert balconies into galleries Description The system consists in the installation of glazing to close balconies and create, in winter, a closed buffer space which accumulate heat and avoid the contact of external wall surface with cold air. It will work as a greenhouse, so in summer it has to be [...]

2018-01-22T09:23:37+00:00

2.3.5 Change from an individual to a collective DHW system

2.3.5 Change from an individual to a collective DHW system Description This measure consists in substituting each individual DHW system in a residential building by a sole collective system which supplies DHW to all the dwellings. Benefits The power required to supply DHW is considerably lower than [...]

2018-01-24T08:36:13+00:00

2.3.6 Installation of Drain Water Heat Recovery (DWHR) systems

2.3.6 Installation of Drain Water Heat Recovery (DWHR) systems Description Drain water heat recovery units consist of coiled tubes wrapped around drain pipes that capture heat from waste water as it leaves the building. They then return the heat to the hot water system, reducing the energy required to provide hot water [...]

2018-01-24T08:36:35+00:00

2.5.2 Purchase of A+++ electrical appliances

2.5.2 Purchase of A+++ electrical appliances Description The EU established a system of energy labelling for better information on energy consumption of existing appliances on the market. It consists of A+++ to G rating (according to the energy consumption) with the A+++ having the best performance. E.g. a refrigerator of class A+++ consumes [...]

2018-01-24T08:50:01+00:00

2.5.6 Purchase bi-thermic washing machines

2.5.6 Purchase bi-thermic washing machines Description The "bi-thermic" washing machines have 2 inputs of water: the cold and the hot, so hot water can be provided by the DHW system, which could use solar thermal energy. Benefits Extend the lifespan of the washing machine because there are not resistors [...]

2018-01-24T08:51:30+00:00

2.5.7 Purchase bi-thermic dishwashers

2.5.7 Purchase bi-thermic dishwashers Description The "bi-thermic" dishwashers have 2 inputs of water: the cold and the hot, so hot water can be reached from the DHW system, which is heated by solar thermal energy. Benefits Extend the lifespan of the dishwasher because there are not resistors which are [...]

2018-01-23T09:13:33+00:00

2.5.10 Purchase of induction plates

2.5.10 Purchase of induction plates Description The measure consists in installing induction plates in the kitchen instead of gas or electrical cookers Benefits The cooking heat could be adjusted instantaneously and with great precision as well as with gas cookers Energy is supplied only to the cooking vessel by [...]

2018-01-24T08:54:49+00:00

2.5.11 Consider the use of a common laundry instead of in-unit washing machine

2.5.11 Consider the use of a common laundry instead of in-unit washing machine Description In multi-family buildings consider the use of common washing machines instead of installing washing machines in each apartment unit. Benefits Apartment floor spaces is saved Higher load capacity of common washing-machines Energy savings Water savings [...]

2018-01-24T08:55:16+00:00