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ENERGY SAVING TIPS
 
Room Air Conditioners
 
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Choose energy efficient air conditioners. Air conditioners with "Grade 1" energy label are most energy efficient.
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Adopting inverter type air conditioners can save up to 40% annual electricity consumption compared with non-inverter type air conditioners.
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Set and maintain air-conditioned room temperature between 24℃ and 26℃ in summer..
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Use electric fans with timer control function instead of air conditioners where possible.
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Consider using a fan in conjunction with an air conditioner to spread the cooled air more effectively.
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Clean dust filters of air conditioners regularly and remove obstructions at air vents (i.e. air inlets and outlets) of air conditioners.
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Keep windows and doors closed when air conditioners are turned on and use curtains or blinds to shade against sunlight.
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Turn off air conditioners that are not in use.
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Switch off lighting and heat-producing appliances that are not in use to reduce air-conditioning load.
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Avoid direct sunshine on the outdoor heat exchanger units.

Refrigerating Appliances
 
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Choose energy efficient refrigerating appliances. Refrigerating appliances with "Grade 1" energy label are most energy efficient.
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Place refrigerators away from direct sunlight, cookers or other heat sources.
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Leave enough space between refrigerating appliances and the walls or cabinets so that air can circulate around the condenser coils. Trapped heat increases energy consumption.
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Make sure that the refrigerator door is closed and the door seals are intact. Avoid opening the refrigerator door too frequently.
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Do not set the refrigerating appliance temperature unnecessarily low.
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Allow hot food to cool down to room temperature before putting it into the refrigerator.
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Do not store too much food in the refrigerating appliance. Cover all food stored, and arrange them properly so that cold air can circulate freely.
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Defrost the freezer compartment of the refrigerating appliance regularly. Don't let frost build up in the freezer compartment as this will increase energy consumption.
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Empty the refrigerating appliance and switch it off from the power source if going away for a long vacation.
 
Compact Fluorescent Lamps(CFLs)
 
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Choose energy efficient CFLs. CFLs with "Grade 1" energy label are most energy efficient.
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Turn off the lights when not in use.
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Maximise daylight usage. Better choose a light coloured, high-reflectivity decoration scheme to enhance indoor light intensity.
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Replace incandescent lamps with more efficient lamps (e.g. light emitting diode (LED) lamps or CFLs).
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Use task lamps to minimise general lighting.
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Keep light bulbs and light fittings clean to maximise lighting efficiency.
 
Washing Machines
 
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Choose energy efficient washing machines. Washing machines with "Grade 1" energy label are most energy efficient.
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Choose a washing machine that meets your household's needs. If your normal laundry loads are small, choose a smaller model that uses less water and patronise a public laundromat for large items like comforters.
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Fully load the machine before washing. Washing a half load of clothes consumes almost the same amount of energy as a full load.
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Separate clothes according to fabrics, colours and dirtiness; and wash clothes according to washing instructions to save energy and water.
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Use a low-temperature wash cycle as far as possible. It is not only more energy-efficient but also better for clothes. At the very least, save the hot water cycle for your whites, and wash dark and coloured clothes in cold water.
 
Dehumidifiers
 
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Choose energy efficient dehumidifiers. Dehumidifiers with "Grade 1" energy label are most energy efficient.
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Choose dehumidifiers that have automatic dehumidifying mode to prevent energy wastage.
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Place dehumidifiers in a well-ventilated area and away from corners. Do not obstruct the air outlets and returns for optimum performance.
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The dehumidifiers should be kept away from direct sunlight or heated equipment.
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Keep windows and doors closed when dehumidifiers are on.
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Clean dehumidifiers (including its filter) frequently to make them run more efficiently.
 
Televisions
 
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Choose energy efficient televisions. Televisions with "Grade 1" energy label are most energy efficient.
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Switch off televisions after use.
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Switch or plug off televisions at socket outlets as remote control devices could only switch televisions to standby mode.
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Use intelligent panels or adaptors to turn off televisions automatically to reduce standby power consumption.
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Turn down the brightness of television screens as far as possible to reduce power consumption.
 
Storage Type Electric Water Heaters
 
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Choose energy efficient storage type electric water heaters. Storage type electric water heaters with "Grade 1" energy label are most energy efficient.
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Use instantaneous water heaters as far as practicable. Otherwise, use energy efficient storage type water heaters.
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Switch the water heater off after use or install a timer to control the switch-off time.
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In summer, set the temperature of the water heater to the lowest acceptable level.
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Install the water heater as close as possible to the taps.
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Taking showers instead of baths consumes 50% less of hot water and energy.
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Use cold water where hot water is not absolutely necessary.
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Using a low-flow shower head saves water and heating energy.
 
Induction Cookers
 
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Choose energy efficient induction cookers. Induction cookers with "Grade 1" energy label are most energy efficient.
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Use induction cookers as they are more energy-efficient than electric stoves.
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Defrost frozen foods in the air before cooking.
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Use cooking utensils that conduct heat well to save energy.
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When cooking, cover cooking utensils with lids to reduce heat loss.
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Switch induction cookers off after use.