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Identifying and managing risks involved in the transition to the EU nZEB decree. / Kantola, Mikko; Saari, Arto.

In: Facilities, Vol. 34, No. 5-6, 2016, p. 339-349.

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Kantola, Mikko ; Saari, Arto. / Identifying and managing risks involved in the transition to the EU nZEB decree. In: Facilities. 2016 ; Vol. 34, No. 5-6. pp. 339-349.

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