Guidelines for saving energy in existing buildings
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Guidelines for saving energy in existing buildings by United States. Office of Energy Conservation and Environment.

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Published by The Office; For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English


  • Buildings -- Energy conservation,
  • Energy conservation -- United States

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Includes bibliographies and index.

StatementFederal Energy Administration, Office of Energy Conservation and Environment.
SeriesConservation paper -- no. 20-21
LC ClassificationsTJ163.5B84 U55
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18846347M

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