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Energy Use in Minnesota Public Buildings

Eric Hirst

Energy Use in Minnesota Public Buildings

Data Management and Analysis

by Eric Hirst

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Published by Oak Ridge National Laboratory .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementHirst, Eric.
ContributionsEastes, Christopher.
The Physical Object
Pagination45 p. $0.00 C.1.
Number of Pages45
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17585050M

  It will help us if you say what assistive technology you use. Details Request for information on whether DECC holds information on the energy efficiency of public buildings in the : Department of Energy & Climate Change.


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