TITLE

Save money by building new

AUTHOR(S)
Newell, Ken
PUB. DATE
May 2003
SOURCE
Fire Chief;May2003, Vol. 47 Issue 5, p58
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Explores the factors critical to the energy consumption rates of fire stations. Building's insulating capabilities; Electrical systems; Heating, ventilation and air conditioning considerations.
ACCESSION #
11493280

 

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