Energy checks for low income households

The project EC-LINC aims at helping low income households to save energy and water with no cost or low cost measures. Berlin Energy Agency is coordinating this project in cooperation with six partners from five European countries. Rising fuel and energy prices nowadays are (…) » read more

Stay warm for less!

Room temperatures should be between 18 and 20 °C to be healthy and  comfortable – the kitchen only needs to be 18 °C. Turning the thermostat down by one degree can save up to 6 % of heating energy.      

Take a shower instead of a bath and save water!

Take a shower instead of a bath. A full bath (140-180 litres) wastes about three times the energy and water compared to a five minutes shower. If you use a water-saving shower head with a flow rate of 7-8 litres/min the consumption of a (…) » read more

Keep lids on saucepan to save energy!

Keep lids on saucepans – this can save up to 30 % of the energy used for heating the saucepan.      

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EC-LINC on air in Hungary

Wednesday, February 15 2012

The Hungarian radio station MR-1 airs a broadcast on energy saving tips and EC-Linc. Read more on the website of Radio MR-1.  

Cost-saving cleaning!

Thursday, February 09 2012
washing machine Picture: Siegfried Fries / pixelio.de

Only use your washing machine and tumble dryer when you have a full load!  

Stay warm for less!

Tuesday, February 07 2012
theromostat Picture: Günther Richter / pixelio.de

Room temperatures should be between 18 and 20 °C to be healthy and  comfortable – the kitchen only needs to be 18 °C. Turning the thermostat down by one degree can save up to 6 % of heating energy.      

Take a shower instead of a bath and save water!

Monday, February 06 2012
Water Drop Save Water Picture: Anja Skeide / pixelio.de

Take a shower instead of a bath. A full bath (140-180 litres) wastes about three times the energy and water compared to a five minutes shower. If you use a water-saving shower head with a flow rate of 7-8 litres/min the consumption of a (…) » read more

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