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Determination of energy savings for passive solar buildings

Brandt Andersson

Determination of energy savings for passive solar buildings

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Published by Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementBrandt Andersson.
ContributionsKammerud, Ronald C.
The Physical Object
Pagination37 p. $0.00 C.1.
Number of Pages37
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17586716M


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