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Published by James & James in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Buildings -- Energy conservation,
  • Air conditioning,
  • Ventilation

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementeditors, M. Santamouris and D. Asimakopoulos
ContributionsSantamouris, M, Asimakopoulos, D
The Physical Object
Paginationxi, 472 p. :
Number of Pages472
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16835638M
ISBN 101873936478
LC Control Number96067809

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