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Ensuring functionality of a nearly zero-energy building with procurement methods

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Ensuring functionality of a nearly zero-energy building with procurement methods. / Kantola, Mikko; Saari, Arto.

julkaisussa: Facilities, Vuosikerta 32, Nro 7-8, 2014, s. 312-323.

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Kantola, Mikko ; Saari, Arto. / Ensuring functionality of a nearly zero-energy building with procurement methods. Julkaisussa: Facilities. 2014 ; Vuosikerta 32, Nro 7-8. Sivut 312-323.

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