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Title: A review of net zero energy buildings in hot and humid climates: Experience learned from 34 case study buildings

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Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews
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Journal Name: Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews Journal Volume: 114 Journal Issue: C; Journal ID: ISSN 1364-0321
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Elsevier
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United Kingdom
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English

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Feng, Wei, Zhang, Qianning, Ji, Hui, Wang, Ran, Zhou, Nan, Ye, Qing, Hao, Bin, Li, Yutong, Luo, Duo, and Lau, Stephen Siu Yu. A review of net zero energy buildings in hot and humid climates: Experience learned from 34 case study buildings. United Kingdom: N. p., 2019. Web. doi:10.1016/j.rser.2019.109303.
Feng, Wei, Zhang, Qianning, Ji, Hui, Wang, Ran, Zhou, Nan, Ye, Qing, Hao, Bin, Li, Yutong, Luo, Duo, & Lau, Stephen Siu Yu. A review of net zero energy buildings in hot and humid climates: Experience learned from 34 case study buildings. United Kingdom. doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2019.109303
Feng, Wei, Zhang, Qianning, Ji, Hui, Wang, Ran, Zhou, Nan, Ye, Qing, Hao, Bin, Li, Yutong, Luo, Duo, and Lau, Stephen Siu Yu. Tue . "A review of net zero energy buildings in hot and humid climates: Experience learned from 34 case study buildings". United Kingdom. doi:https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2019.109303.
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title = {A review of net zero energy buildings in hot and humid climates: Experience learned from 34 case study buildings},
author = {Feng, Wei and Zhang, Qianning and Ji, Hui and Wang, Ran and Zhou, Nan and Ye, Qing and Hao, Bin and Li, Yutong and Luo, Duo and Lau, Stephen Siu Yu},
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volume = 114,
place = {United Kingdom},
year = {2019},
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