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Retrofitting for energy conservation

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Published by McGraw Hill in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Buildings -- Energy conservation.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    StatementWilliam H. Clark II.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTJ163.5.B84 C564 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 434 p. :
    Number of Pages434
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL679569M
    ISBN 100070119201
    LC Control Number97026079


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