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Flashcards in 3.4 Cost Effectiveness Matters Deck (4):
1

What might environmental costs include for the cost effectiveness of an electrical appliance?

The removal or disposal of old equipment and environmental taxes

2

Name 2 ways people can reduce their energy bills

•buy new and more efficient appliances
•install materials designed to reduce energy wastage

3

What is the payback time of an electrical appliance?

The time it takes for an appliance or installation to pay for itself in terms of energy savings

4

Name 6 factors that affect cost effectiveness

•the cost of buying the appliance
•the cost of installing the appliance
•the running costs
•the maintenance costs
•environmental costs
•taxes