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Calculating energy-saving potentials of heat-island reduction strategies


  • Akbari, H.
  • Konopacki, S.


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  • Akbari, H. & Konopacki, S., 2005. "Calculating energy-saving potentials of heat-island reduction strategies," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 33(6), pages 721-756, April.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:enepol:v:33:y:2005:i:6:p:721-756

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