UN Headquarters in Geneva will lower the temperature to 20 degrees to save money
UN headquarters in Geneva will lower the temperature from 21 to 20 degrees to save energy
Starting next week, the UN headquarters in Geneva (UNOG) will lower the temperature to 20 degrees to save energy. It was announced on Friday, December 16, according to a press release from the organization.
Prior to this, the temperature in the headquarters building was 21 degrees.
"This measure will allow UNOG to save between 5 and 10% of its thermal energy," it said.
In addition, UNOH said it plans to remove all private appliances in its offices (such as refrigerators or coffee machines). Also in the offices will be turned off all the monitors at the end of the day.
On December 13, Switzerland warned of the threat of energy shortages in the country. In this regard, in Zurich said the need to review the energy system of the country for its long-term supply.
In early December, it became known that Switzerland could become the first European country to impose restrictions on electric cars due to power shortages.
On August 31, Switzerland launched a national campaign to prevent disruption of electricity and gas supply in the coming winter. The national campaign will last until April next year. Reportedly, its goal is to attract the general public and the economic community to the topic.