FORM 11 (65 points)
TEST Nr 7
Reading. ( 7 points)
You are going to read an article about conserving energy in the home. For questions 1-7, choose the correct answer A, B, C or D.
Make Your Home Greener
Residential buildings are responsible for consuming 27% of the total amount of energy consumed within Europe and are the biggest source of global warming in the world. This is a fact that has, until recently, been overlooked by law-makers trying to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, who have concentrated their efforts on industry and transport. The EU has now issued a new directive which intends to cut carbon dioxide emissions from buildings by 45 million tons before 2010. This means that each of us can now save the planet from the comfort of our own homes.
The first things we can do are simple and easy. We can block up draughts, switch off unnecessary lights and make sure taps are not left running. The next step requires more planning and some expense, but as well ...