4602.0.55.001 - Environmental Issues: Energy Use and Conservation, Mar 2008 Quality Declaration 
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Contents >> Household appliances >> INTRODUCTION

INTRODUCTION

This chapter describes the type and number of appliances present in Australian households. While household appliances such as refrigerators, separate freezers, dishwashers etc. only account for about 30% of total energy consumption, they account for 53% of residential greenhouse gas emissions (DEWHA 2007).





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