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Energiatehokkuuden rebound-vaikutuksen tutkiminen yleisen tasapainomallin avulla

01 Jan 2010-

AboutThe article was published on 2010-01-01 and is currently open access. It has received None citation(s) till now. The article focuses on the topic(s): Rebound effect (conservation).

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