Each time a new appliance is purchased, the operational costs are fixed for the next three to six years. When purchasing new appliances, please pay attention not only to the price, but also to the energy efficiency and cost effectiveness.
Please use the power-saving option on your PC and always turn monitors, printers and copiers off when they are not in use. This can be done easily with a socket that can be switched off.
Don’t position your desk in a dark corner of the room. Try to make optimal use of daylight.
Turns the lights off when you leave the room, particularly at finishing time.
Further information about the subject of energy efficiency and environmental management at Freie Universität can be gathered directly from the staff of the Energy and Environment Unit.