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Mathematical Problems in Engineering
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 743764, 10 pages
http://dx.doi.org/10.1155/2012/743764
Research Article

Photovoltaic Greenhouses: Comparison of Optical and Thermal Behaviour for Energy Savings

CIRDER, Tuscia University, San Camillo de Lellis Street, 01100 Viterbo, Italy

Received 29 September 2011; Accepted 15 November 2011

Academic Editor: Carlo Cattani

Copyright © 2012 Maurizio Carlini et al. 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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