Energies and media, How to use them correctly and economically
The Department for the Administration of Facilities offers you a few tips and hints for more cost-efficient use of water. It is a vital liquid, so everyone should try to use it moderately to satisfy one´s needs.
- Put a container with drinking water in the fridge. You will thus avoid the running of the water until it is cold.
- Do not wash the dishes under running water, use a plug and rinse the washed dishes quickly.
- On average, washing the dishes twice a day consumes about 70 litres.
- Have leaking taps repaired.
- Do not leave the tap running while brushing your teeth.
- Do not flush the bathroom waste; put it in a bin instead.
- Do not leave taps running.
The Department for the Administration of Facilities offers you a few tips and hints for more cost-efficient use of electric power, which satisfies your every day needs. Currently,using electric power is an unavoidable part of our lives. However, everyone should realise that power generation is an expensive issue, which still uses mainly fossil fuels. Therefore everyone should try to use it moderately to satisfy one´s needs.
- Use energy saving compact lamps where you need proper lighting.
- Turn off the lights in rooms you are leaving.
Household appliances and electronics
- If you keep electronics on stand-by mode, the device still consumes electric power.
- Turn off your computer if you are not working with it.
- If you are not charging, unplug the charger from the socket.
- Prefer a laptop to a desktop computer.
- Prefer energy saving appliances.
- Do not use electricity for heating.
The Department for the Administration of Facilities offers you a few tips and hints for more cost-efficient use of heat sources. Currently, heat in UE buildings is generated from natural gas and/or supplied in the form of steam as a transferrable medium from the heating plant. Heat is still generated from non-renewable resources, so everyone should try to use heat reasonably as circumstances allow.
Heating and ventilation
- Do not heat more than necessary. Adhere to recommended temperatures for individual activities: study and active relaxation 20–22 °C, sleep 18–20 °C. If you leave the halls of residence, lower the temperature to 17 °C. In case of long-term absence, lower the temperature to 15 °C.
- Do not cover radiators.
- Ventilate briefly and intensively.
Report all defects to the administrator in time, so that they are removed as soon as possible. As a result, you will avoid possible risk to property and health and ensure the comfort of the working facility.