The visualization shows the 2007-2011 trend of production, imports, exports and consumption of F-gases in EU-27, based on the information reported by undertakings. Values are expressed in million tonnes CO2-eq., using the GWP provided in the 3rd Assessment IPCC Report (GWP TAR). The information is provided by type of gases (HFCs, PFCs or SF6) when available or is reported as 'Unspecified' in cases where there is not enough information/ the confidentiality rule applies.
The recommended temperature for a refrigerator is between 1 – 4 °C
and for the freezer it should be set at -18 °C. Each degree below these temperatures makes no difference as to how well the food is preserved, but it does increase energy consumption by approximately five per cent. Place a thermometer in the refrigerator and the freezer to check the temperature!
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