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ISRN Construction Engineering
Volume 2013 (2013), Article ID 656742, 10 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2013/656742
Research Article

A Framework to Reconcile Green Goals with Budget Reality

1College of Engineering, University of Oklahoma, 202 W. Boyd Street, Room 107, Norman, OK 73019-0631, USA
2Iowa State University, 494 Town Engineering Building, Ames, IA 50011-3232, USA

Received 31 March 2013; Accepted 23 April 2013

Academic Editors: T. Bilir, S. P. Low, and V. Yepes

Copyright © 2013 Rachel Mosier and Douglas D. Gransberg. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.

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