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Hygrothermal performance of worship spaces: preservation, comfort, and energy consumption. / Muñoz-González, Carmen; León Rodriguez, Angel Luis; Suárez Medina, Rafael C.; Teeling, Catherine.

In: Sustainability, Vol. 10, No. 11, 3838, 23.10.2018.

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Muñoz-González, C, León Rodriguez, AL, Suárez Medina, RC & Teeling, C 2018, 'Hygrothermal performance of worship spaces: preservation, comfort, and energy consumption', Sustainability, vol. 10, no. 11, 3838. https://doi.org/10.3390/su10113838

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Muñoz-González, C., León Rodriguez, A. L., Suárez Medina, R. C., & Teeling, C. (2018). Hygrothermal performance of worship spaces: preservation, comfort, and energy consumption. Sustainability, 10(11), [3838]. https://doi.org/10.3390/su10113838

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Muñoz-González C, León Rodriguez AL, Suárez Medina RC, Teeling C. Hygrothermal performance of worship spaces: preservation, comfort, and energy consumption. Sustainability. 2018 Oct 23;10(11). 3838. https://doi.org/10.3390/su10113838

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Muñoz-González, Carmen ; León Rodriguez, Angel Luis ; Suárez Medina, Rafael C. ; Teeling, Catherine. / Hygrothermal performance of worship spaces: preservation, comfort, and energy consumption. In: Sustainability. 2018 ; Vol. 10, No. 11.

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