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Solar heat and the overheating of buildings

Great Britain. Property Services Agency.

Solar heat and the overheating of buildings

by Great Britain. Property Services Agency.

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Published by H.M.S.O. in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Solar heating.,
  • Buildings -- Thermal properties.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 43.

    StatementDirectorate of Building Development, Property Services Agency.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTH7413 .G73 1975
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[6], 44 p. :
    Number of Pages44
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4281991M
    ISBN 100116705884
    LC Control Number78308239

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