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Title: Heat Pumps in North America 2017 Regional Report

Authors:
 [1];  [2];  [2];  [1]
  1. ORNL
  2. SRA International, Inc.
Publication Date:
Research Org.:
Oak Ridge National Lab. (ORNL), Oak Ridge, TN (United States). Building Technologies Research and Integration Center (BTRIC)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE)
OSTI Identifier:
1361322
DOE Contract Number:
AC05-00OR22725
Resource Type:
Conference
Resource Relation:
Conference: 12th IEA Heat Pump Conference, Rotterdam, Netherlands, 20170515, 20170518
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English

Citation Formats

Lapsa, Melissa Voss, Khowailed, Gannate, Sikes, Karen, and Baxter, Van D. Heat Pumps in North America 2017 Regional Report. United States: N. p., 2017. Web.
Lapsa, Melissa Voss, Khowailed, Gannate, Sikes, Karen, & Baxter, Van D. Heat Pumps in North America 2017 Regional Report. United States.
Lapsa, Melissa Voss, Khowailed, Gannate, Sikes, Karen, and Baxter, Van D. Sun . "Heat Pumps in North America 2017 Regional Report". United States. doi:.
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year = {Sun Jan 01 00:00:00 EST 2017},
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