Every public building is used by many people each day: visitors,workers, service persons, etc. Studies and common practice are unanimous in saying that user behaviour matters a lot when it comes to improving energy efficiency and reducing the building’s carbon footprint. Even the technical-only measures one can adopt (such as a building’s retrofitting) are less effective or more expensive if carried out in isolation.
What follows is a collection of tips to improve your own energy efficient behaviour when visiting or working in a public building.
Are you a building owner? Then you may want to hang this set of cards in a visible area of your building.
Are you a building user? Then feel free to read, comment, and share the following contents with your peers.
We hope you will enjoy, at least some of, these tips and take stock of them to achieve real behavioural change!