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Embodied energy in buildings: wood versus concrete--reply to Borjesson and Gustavsson


  • Lenzen, M.
  • Treloar, G.


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  • Lenzen, M. & Treloar, G., 2002. "Embodied energy in buildings: wood versus concrete--reply to Borjesson and Gustavsson," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 30(3), pages 249-255, February.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:enepol:v:30:y:2002:i:3:p:249-255

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