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Basics of solar heating & hot water systems by American Institute of Architects Research Corporation

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Published by The Corporation in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Solar heating,
  • Solar houses,
  • Hot water heating,
  • Solar water heaters

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementAIA Research Corporation.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTH 7413 A46
The Physical Object
Pagination25, [19] p. :
Number of Pages25
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18967508M

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