Assessment of the energy saving measures used in the ER-I conservation/solar research house

by G. M Rekken

Publisher: Alberta Municipal Affairs, Innovative Housing Grants Program]

Written in English
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  • Alberta,
  • Energy conservation,
  • Solar houses
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Open LibraryOL11259437M
ISBN 10088654016X
ISBN 109780886540166

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