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NC-2009 WEp1: Water Use Reduction—20% Reduction
May 5, 2020
Why does the WE calculator add 1 FTE to male if the the total number of FTE's is odd number? for example, 51 FTE, male = 26, female 25. Why does the excess always need to be added on the males? Is there any data why?
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