Are living spaces and furniture Once cooled, is renewed for the Heating from walls, furniture and textiles in addition requires energy, so that the alleged measure proves to cost trap. Even in case of prolonged absence, the heater should be only throttled and not completely switched off. Good air circulation: ensure heater not heating furniture or other objects is concealed, a heat build-up occurs so that a large part of the energy be wasted. The radiator free deliver the heat to the air, not furniture or curtains and curtains should adjust the heating. A ceiling fan is in addition advisable for optimal circulation of warm air. The warm air enters through the natural buoyancy automatically on the ceiling, where it is not needed and slowly cools. A fan ensures a good circulation of the air and prevents temperature variations in the room. Airing instead of tipping ventilation: not cool window, but right at the apartment to let the window be mostly only reluctantly in the winter opened.
In particular the constant ventilation through to flipped window is a real killer of energy and harms the environment. Especially in winter should therefore vigorously and short, best passage and disconnected heater are vented. With low heat loss to a complete air exchange shock airing only through best in the morning and in the evening for approximately five to ten minutes. The window should be closed with only if the fitting on the outside of the window is completely gone. By proper ventilation can be prevented also by mold formation.
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