In order to calculate the index (base year 1990) for all the table categories, the EU27 raw value of each year (1990-2009) which can be retrieved from the ODYSSEE database, is divided by the EU27 raw value of year 1990 and then multiplied by 100
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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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