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Greensense 'Give Your Building a Break'

15 TIPS TO GIVE YOUR BUILDING A HOLIDAY Your building has been working hard all year. Keeping you warm in winter, cooling you down in summer, saving your legs with its escalators and lifts, and powering your workspaces. Here are some energy saving tips to give it a well-earned break over the holidays. BUILDING LEVEL TIPS ---• Consider turning the HVAC off, or at least raising the temperature at which the cooling operates. • Check the schedule for the BMS or air conditioning and lighting controllers to ensure public holidays are correctly set. +---• Reduce number of lifts in operation Turn off escalators. Use this time to undertake maintenance that would have been disruptive. If only a few staff are working over the holidays, try to get them to work in the same part of the building, so that only those lighting and air-conditioning zones need to be activated. Turn off signs not needed for security or safety. GREEN CORP. w w w.gre en corp. com EXIT • Ensure time clocks on external lighting have been adjusted for the longer hours of daylight at this time of year. 08 15 IN THE OFFICE Turn off any lighting that is manually switched. Make sure all supplementary cooling units are off and check with your building manager to ensure time clocks are disabled. Turn off domestic hot • water units (but allow enough time to bring back up to temperature at the end of the holiday). Turn off your Turn off office water coolers and vending equipment such as monitors, printers and photocopiers to avoid standby loads. machines. Do you need to run your comms rack? For the poor guys that have to work, enable them to work from home. Greenserse For more tips, download the free ebook, "Out of Hours: The Easiest Way to OUT OF HOURS The easiest way to improve your building's energy efficiency Improve Building Energy Efficiency" from Greensense Source: Greensense and Arup

Greensense 'Give Your Building a Break'

shared by CuratedContent on Dec 14
An extension of the 'Out of Hours' campaign and aims to educate people about how much energy can be wasted (and saved) in their buildings over the holiday period.


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