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How to improve energy efficiency

David Yuill

How to improve energy efficiency

a management guide to the equipment and services available

by David Yuill

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Published by Energy Efficiency Office/Energy Publications in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Energy conservation -- Great Britain -- Management.,
  • Great Britain -- Industries -- Energy conservation.

  • Edition Notes

    Text on inside cover.

    StatementDavid Yuill.
    ContributionsGreat Britain. Energy Efficiency Office.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTJ163.4.G7
    The Physical Object
    Pagination64p. :
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20791157M
    ISBN 100905332350
    OCLC/WorldCa12840379

    The committee examined the available energy efficiency literature and performed additional analyses with primary data. The committee was able to estimate energy efficiency supply curves for electricity and natural gas in the residential and commercial sectors, showing the amount of energy that could be saved over a range of costs. In the.


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