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Transport fuels – vehicle and boat fuel
Refrigerants – building, kitchen, laboratory, and vehicle refrigeration
X is the sum for all gas types of (Q times EFj divided by 1000)
Xij is the scope 1 emissions measured in t.CO2-e
Q is the quantity of natural gas purchased (GJ)
EFj is the emission factor for each gas type (j) which includes the effect of an oxidation factor (kg.CO2-e/GJ)
National Greenhouse Accounts (NGA) Factors conversion factors – Table 2 (Department of Environment and Energy)
X is the sum for all fuel types of (Qi times ECi times EFij divided by 1,000,000)
X is the scope 1 emissions measured in t.CO2-e
Qi is the quantity of fuel type (i) (L)
ECi is the energy content factor for fuel type (i) (GJ/kL)
EFij is the emission factor for each gas type (j), which includes the effect of an oxidation factor, for fuel type (i) (kg.CO2-e/GJ).
National Greenhouse Accounts (NGA) Factors conversion factors – Table 4 (Department of Environment and Energy)
X is the sum for all equipment of (Qi times LRi times Gij divided by 1,000)
Qi is the charge capacity for equipment (i) (kg).
LRi is the leakage rate for equipment (i) (% of capacity)
Gij is the global warming potential of the refrigerant gas (j) for equipment (i) (kg.CO2-e/kg)
National Greenhouse Accounts (NGA) Factors conversion Factors – Table 27 (Department of Environment and Energy.)
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) 5th assessment Report - Global Warming Potentials for non- Kyoto gases – WGI Chapter 8, Table 8.A.1 and WGIII Annex II.9.1
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