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Efficiency of the Dairy Farms: A Study from Azores (Portugal)

References [1] Almeida, B. & Silva, E. (2015). A Eficiência das Explorações Leiteiras Micaelenses (Açores). Revista de Economia y Sociologia Rural 53(1), 129-142. DOI: 10.1590/1234-56781806- 94790053s01010. [2] Angon, E., Garcia, A., Perea, J., Acero, R., Toro-Mujica, P., Pacheco, H. & Gonzalez, A. (2013). Technical efficiency and viability of grazing dairy cattle systems in La Pampa, Argentine. Agrociencia 47(5), 443-456. [3] Arzubi, A. & Berbel, J. (2002). Determinación de índices de eficiência mediante DEA en

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The Energy Efficiency Gap in Turkish Maritime Transportation

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Achieving Energy Efficiency in Accordance with Bioclimatic Architecture Principles

R eferences [1] Bajçinovci B., Jerliu F., Challenges of Architectural Design in relation to Environment and Air Pollution. A Case study: Prishtina’s first public parking garage. Journal of Science, Humanities and Arts 2016:3(7). doi:10.17160/josha.3.7.254 [2] Kull K. On Semiosis, Umwelt, and Semiosphere. Semiotica 1998:120(3/4):299–310. [3] Dennis K. The Compatibility of Economic Theory and Proactive Energy Efficiency Policy. The Electricity Journal 2006:19(7):58–73. doi:10.1016/j.tej.2006.07.006 [4] Qatar Green Building Council

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Determinants of technical efficiency in duck production in southwest Nigeria

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The Comparative Efficiency Analysis of EU Members Agriculture Sectors

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Monitoring and Analysis of the Performance Data of a RO-PAX Ship in the Perspective of Energy Efficiency

References 1. Pescetto, A. & L. Sebastian; “Energy management: a holistic operational strategy to enhance ship energy efficiency of ships in service”. 2012 2. Pescetto, A. & L. Sebastiani; “Monitoring systems: a strategic tool to enhance ship energy efficiency.”2012

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Key Factors for Successful Implementation of Energy Efficiency Policy Instruments: A Theoretical Study and the Case of Latvia

R eferences [1] Blumberga A., Zogla G., Laicane I. Planning and Evaluation Tools for Energy Efficiency Policy in the Housing Sector in Latvia. Presented at the International Energy Program Evaluation Conference, Rome, Italy, 2012. [2] Gardner G., Stern P. Environmental problems and human behaviour, 2 nd ed. Pearson Custom Publishing, Boston, 2002. [3] Pikas E., et al. Quantification of economic benefits of renovation of apartment buildings as a basis for cost optimal 2030 energy efficiency strategies. Energy and Buildings 2015:86:151–160. doi

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Energy Efficiency Obligations and Subsidies to Energy Intensive Industries in Latvia

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Time usage and efficiency of machinery during stump crushing

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, United Kingdom and New York, NY, USA.: 1–32. ISBN 978-92-9169-143-2. Laitila J., Nuutinen Y. 2013. Efficiency of integrated grinding and screening of stump wood for fuel at roadside landing with a Crambo 6000 grinder equipped with a star screen. Demo Report 4: Innovative and effective technology and logistics for forest residual biomass supply in the EU: 1–11. Laitila J., Nuutinen Y. 2015. Efficiency of integrated grinding and screening of stump wood for fuel at roadside landing with a

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Efficiency evaluation in forest management – a literature review

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