AC, More Fan
air conditioners with energy labels
temperature should be set at 26~28℃ and used in
degree up is 6% energy conserved.
the filter every 2-3 weeks.
a sun shading board outside can lower 75% of radiated
the refrigerator less
should be 10 cm between the wall and the refrigerator to
storage capacity should be around 80%, so the cold air
won't be blocked.
temperature should be appropriate, and not under extreme
coldness for too long.
padding around the door should be tight so that the cold
open the door too often or too long.
off the television and unplug it
Tv with energy labels. Unplug
it if not in use for a long time.
back should not face windows, to avoid the sun.
back of the TV should be 10 cm away from the wall.
long periods of TV, to avoid high temperatures and more
clothing in cold water, and dry them naturally
washing machines with energy labels.
your clothing when it reaches 70~80% of the max load,
most appropriate cleaning method.
only needs 1 minute to de-water, while normal clothing
soaking for 20 minutes, the washing effect will be more
a natural way to dry clothing, the sun.
cleaning mode should be used according to how dirty the
is, and what type of washing liquid is used.
fan should be timed to "min" periodically
fans with energy labels
"min" mode, to save energy and lower the noise.
fans with timers, and choose according to the room size.
fans to bring in cool air from outside or in combination
with air conditioners, to improve the air flow.
solar powered water heaters
water heaters with energy labels.
the batteries periodically, to avoid incomplete burning
and check the
gas regularly, to avoid red flames.
for around 10 minutes, showers are better than baths,
times heated water.
shorter the piping, the better. For longer pipes
insulation should be
solar powered heaters, which can save up to 70% on fuel
high efficiency lighting
lighting with energy labels.
lighting uses about a third of energy compared to
off the light! Even if it's a short amount of time, it
can still save
the amount of light bulbs used. Save energy and lower
amount of trash!
energy efficient lighting, like motion sensors and
bulbs and lighting should be wiped periodically to
doors and windows while dehumidifying.
dehumidifiers with energy labels.
the door and windows when dehumidifying to prevent humid
filter should be cleaned, to maintain clean and
the dehumidifier in a place with good circulation, and
it in corners. This will prevent the
circulation from being blocked.
should be put on solid ground, to avoid vibration and
water conserving shower heads
the standard shower head (14.3 liters per minute) to a
water conserving (less than 11 liters a minute) one may
be the most effective water conserving measure you can
do at home. For a family, 16 minutes in the shower a day
can mean saving 30,000 liters of water a year, and in
addition, the 900 kilowatt hours of heating, and 200 kg
of carbon dioxide emission (350 kg for coal gas heaters,
450 for oil heaters).
Categorize your trash!
less paper, and reuse paper. Share newspapers, pass
and use waste paper as note paper.
paper. Recycled paper needs less than 50% of the
manufacture, and every ton of recycled paper means 19
recycled cans, every ton means less than two thirds of
Extracted from "Global Warming, What Should We Do? Read
the Prescription in the Kyoto Protocol".
Project manager: Shin
Chen Yie Illustrations by: Shu Hwai Yang Published by
the Kaoshiung City Government EPA and the Third Nature
Energy Label Global Info Page
Greenhouse Gas Miser Handbook
Energy and Resource Lab, Industrial Technology Research
Energy Park, Taiwan