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General Energy Savings

Commercial Bathrooms-Saving Energy and Water
Commercial bathrooms present numerous opportunities for energy and water savings. Facility managers are focusing on water heating, lighting, ventilation, and space conditioning in order to save energy, water, and money. These conservation efforts revolve around . . .


Energy Savings in Offices
According to energy-efficiency experts, the two major strategies for minimizing office energy consumption are . . .


Optimizing Daylighting
There are many simple strategies that can enhance daylighting and reduce the need for electric lights. Good quality daylight is always welcome, but remember that the electric lights must be dimmed or shut off in order for daylighting to save energy. The most important strategy for using daylight is to optimize the lighting quality in the space you want to daylight. Good lighting quality requires light-colored surfaces and keeping light fixtures, windows, walls and other light-distributing surfaces clean.


Solar Control with Modern Venetian Blinds
Venetian blinds, installed on either the window’s interior or exterior, are the most versatile common window treatment. They regulate both natural light and solar heat and also block glare with their movable slats.


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