Essential University Physics: Volume 1 (4th Edition)

Published by Pearson
ISBN 10: 0-134-98855-8
ISBN 13: 978-0-13498-855-9

Chapter 19 - For Thought and Discussion - Page 361: 2



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The process of cooling the air is not a 100 percent efficient process, so not all of the energy is being used to cool the air. Of the energy not used to cool the air, much of it is released in the form of heat. Thus, leaving your refrigerator open would actually raise the temperature.
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