*1 Lifetime CO2 emissions from major products*2 with large amounts of energy use.
Lifetime CO2 emissions = Annual power consumption of a model sold*3 x Sales quantity x Product life*4 x CO2 emission factor*5
*2 Household air conditioners, commercial air conditioners, fluorescent lamps, LED lamps, household refrigerators, commercial refrigerators,
LCD TVs, washing/drying machines, fully-automatic washing machines, clothes dryers, dish washer and dryers, IH cooking heaters, EcoCute,
bathroom ventilator-driers, humidifiers, dehumidifiers, air purifiers, extractor fans, vending machines, electronic rice cookers, microwave ovens,
warm-water washing toilets, clothing irons, hair dryers, under-rug heaters, vacuum cleaners, electric thermal pots, extractor hoods, telephones,
security cameras, projectors, production modulars etc.
*3 For each product category, the model that was sold in the largest quantity in the region was selected.
*4 Number of years during which spare parts for the product are available (defined by Panasonic).
*5 Regional CO2 emission factors (kg-CO2/kWh) used: 0.410 (Japan); 0.487 (Europe); 0.579 (North America); 0.740 (China & Northeast Asia); 0.927 (India & South Asia); 0.527 (Southeast Asia & Oceania); 0.332 (Latin America); and 0.599 (Middle East & Africa).