Townsend, Solitaire
September 2005
Green Futures;Sep/Oct2005, Issue 54, Special section p3
Focuses on business opportunities due to climate change in Great Britain. Importance of improving energy efficiency; Benefits from shift to a low-carbon economy; Savawatt's switched-on power management.


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