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Energy planning for buildings

Michael M. Sizemore

Energy planning for buildings

by Michael M. Sizemore

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Published by American Institute of Architects .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementSizemore, Michael M.
ContributionsClark, Henry O., Ostrander, William Sterling.
The Physical Object
Pagination145 p. $0.00 C.1.
Number of Pages145
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17588108M
ISBN 107950796

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