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Small measures with large effects

Saving energy without sacrificing comfort not only depends on good building materials but also is affected by energy-conscious behavior.

Set measures Savings of the energy consumption within the respective range Savings related to energy consumption in the overall household
Lower the temperature at night - 15 % - 12 %
At night interior shutters or outside shutters - 5  % -  4 %
Short ventilation instead of continuously open windows - 20  % - 15 %
Do not hang curtains in front of the heating elements - 7  % - 5 %
Shower instead of bubble bath - 60  % - 6 %
Use energy saving shower heads - 50  % - 5 %
set the correct room/ambient temperature/per °C - 6  % - 5 %
Ensure furnace service - 5 % - 4,5 %
Bleed air out of radiators - 5 % - 4 %
Change all lamps to energy saving lamps - 80 % - 0,8 %
Use covers on pots when cooking - 60 % - 0,2 %
Defrost refrigerator - 30 % - 0,5 %

Online appliance check

The right column shows you the effects on your total energy consumption.