To calculate the consumption of electrical appliances in kWh, you have to take into account the capacity and the length of use. As an example, we calculate the annual energy consumption of a radio alarm and a vacuum cleaner.
A comparative table helps you to find wich low-energy bulb or led can replace the traditional bulb and halogen bulb.
From now on the packaging of all light bulbs has to include an energy label. This label gives you information about the energy efficiency, the light output, the power and the lifespan of the bulb.
Go for the colour temperature that best suits your location and its purpose.Warm, cool or neutral light? Just follow our guide.
With the disappearance of incandescent bulbs, you now have the choice between halogen bulbs, fluorescent tubes and LEDs.
Depending on the energy source you use to heat your water and on the appliance you are using, a litre of hot water may cost you anywhere between €0.0045 and €0.0165 in total.
Whether from natural or human sources, electromagnetic fields and radiation are omnipresent in our environment.
Yes, provided that your LEDs are compatible with using a dimmer (or driver) and that your dimmer is also compatible with LEDs!
To replace your incandescent light bulbs, you can choose between halogen bulbs, compact fluorescent bulbs and LEDs.
TL tubes are gradually giving way to LED alternatives, which are more efficient and warm. Two options are possible: replace TL tubes with LED tubes while keeping the existing structure or place LED panels with the same light power.
Are you still using bulbs for your lighting? And do you forget to turn off the lighting when you leave a room? Then there is a potential 50% saving in the energy cost for the lighting.
The good news is that you can put up your festive lights without sending your energy consumption and CO2 emissions sky high! Let us shed some light on the right equipment for guilt-free light-ups!
New-generation low-energy bulbs (compact fluorescent lamps, fluorescent tubes and LED) have two main advantages compared with conventional light bulbs.
Go for LED lights, which are economical and suitable for outdoor use! There are a multitude of models, suitable for all uses. Here are our tips for choosing and installing them safely.
Three types of low-energy bulbs have replaced incandescent light bulbs. These bulbs are available in various sizes and capacities. Find out what this means as regards the compatibility of the (screw) fittings.
Follow our advice to light your kitchen in the best possible way and increase convenience and safety.
When you are much more at home, you also consume more energy. A few simple saving tips will immediately have an impact on your energy bill.
In this lockdown, there are more people teleworking than ever before! Here are some useful tips to waste less energy, work in the best possible conditions and keep your energy bills under control.
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