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The passive solar design and construction handbook

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Published by Wiley in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Solar houses -- Design and construction,
  • Solar energy -- Passive systems

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 281-283) and index.

    StatementSteven Winter Associates ; edited by Michael J. Crosbie.
    ContributionsCrosbie, Michael J., Steven Winter Associates.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTH7414 .P254 1998
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 291 p. :
    Number of Pages291
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL675148M
    ISBN 100471183083
    LC Control Number97021327

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