Monitoring data from AirBase provide the basis for
estimating the European population's exposure to
exceedances of the SO2 limit value of 125 µg/m3
as a daily average. According to the relevant
directive, this limit value should not to be exceeded
on more than three days in a year and was to be
met by 2005.
EEA standard re-use policy: unless otherwise indicated, re-use of content on the EEA website for commercial or non-commercial purposes is permitted free of charge, provided that the source is acknowledged (http://www.eea.europa.eu/legal/copyright). Copyright holder: European Environment Agency (EEA).
When shopping for new electronics, favour products with low energy use.
You can use energy labels (A++, A+, A, B) for guidance, and for office electronics the Energy Star label. In the long-run, they will save you money on your electricity bill. To find out what products are included, go to EU's website: www.eu-energystar.org.
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