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2 edition of Operating guidelines for energy conservation in existing buildings and heating plants = found in the catalog.

Operating guidelines for energy conservation in existing buildings and heating plants =

Canada. Dept. of Public Works.

Operating guidelines for energy conservation in existing buildings and heating plants =

[Directives d"exploitation concernant l"économie de l"énergie dans les bâtiments existants et chaufferies

by Canada. Dept. of Public Works.

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Published by The Dept. in Ottawa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Buildings -- Energy conservation -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.,
  • Heating plants -- Energy conservation -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesDirectives d"exploitation concernant l"économie de l"energie dans les bâtiments existants et chaufferies.
    StatementPublic Works of Canada.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTJ163.5B84 C33
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 16, 16, viii p.
    Number of Pages16
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22281182M
    ISBN 100662500555


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