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Improving energy efficiency in buildings

a management guide

by Dennis R. Landsberg

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Published by State University of New York Press in Albany .
Written in English

  • Buildings -- Energy conservation.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 134.

    StatementDennis R. Landsberg and Ronald Stewart ; in cooperation with the New York State Energy Office.
    ContributionsStewart, Ronald, joint author., New York (State). State Energy Office.
    LC ClassificationsTJ163.5.B84 L36
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 321 p. :
    Number of Pages321
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4419948M
    ISBN 100873954009
    LC Control Number79024219

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