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A two-factor method for appraising building renovation and energy efficiency improvement projects


  • Martinaitis, Vytautas
  • Kazakevicius, Eduardas
  • Vitkauskas, Aloyzas


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  • Martinaitis, Vytautas & Kazakevicius, Eduardas & Vitkauskas, Aloyzas, 2007. "A two-factor method for appraising building renovation and energy efficiency improvement projects," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 35(1), pages 192-201, January.
  • Handle: RePEc:eee:enepol:v:35:y:2007:i:1:p:192-201

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    1. He, Bao-jie & Yang, Li & Ye, Miao & Mou, Ben & Zhou, Yanan, 2014. "Overview of rural building energy efficiency in China," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 69(C), pages 385-396.
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    3. Ferreira, Joaquim & Pinheiro, Manuel Duarte & Brito, Jorge de, 2013. "Refurbishment decision support tools review—Energy and life cycle as key aspects to sustainable refurbishment projects," Energy Policy, Elsevier, vol. 62(C), pages 1453-1460.
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