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Thermal performance of building components

Thermal performance of building components

a collection of papers from ASHRAE meetings at Honolulu, San Francisco, and Portland, Oregon, June 1985, January and June 1986.

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Published by American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers in Atlanta, Ga .
Written in English


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Other titlesASHRAE technicaldata bulletin.
ContributionsAmerican Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers.
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Open LibraryOL14290092M


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