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Title: Investment opportunity : the FPL low-cost solar dry kiln

Author: Harpole, George B.;

Date: 1988

Source: Gen. Tech. Rep. FPL-GTR-58. Madison, WI: U. S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory. 5 pages.

Publication Series: General Technical Report (GTR)

Description: Two equations are presented that may be used to estimate a maximum investment limit and working capital requirements for the FPL low-cost solar dry kiln systems. The equations require data for drying cycle time, green lumber cost, and kiln-dried lumber costs. Results are intended to provide a preliminary estimate.

Keywords: Drying, kilns, solar, economics

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Harpole, George B. 1988. Investment opportunity : the FPL low-cost solar dry kiln. Gen. Tech. Rep. FPL-GTR-58. Madison, WI: U. S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Forest Products Laboratory. 5 pages.

 


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