Energy Efficient Homes: An Introduction to Carbon Footprints
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How to Cite

Taylor, Nicholas W., Jeffrey Michael, and Kathleen C. Ruppert. 2008. “Energy Efficient Homes: An Introduction to Carbon Footprints: FCS3271/FY1040, 6/2008”. EDIS 2008 (5). Gainesville, FL.


FCS-3271, a 5-page illustrated fact sheet by Nicholas W. Taylor, Jeffrey Michael, and Kathleen C. Ruppert, introduces the concept of carbon footprint and how it is calculated, including quick facts and a glossary of terms. Includes references. One of an Energy Efficient Homes series. Published by the UF Department of Family Youth and Community Sciences, June 2008.


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