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Description of some solar heated houses in Canada

Brace Research Institute.

Description of some solar heated houses in Canada

by Brace Research Institute.

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Published by Brace Research Institute, Macdonald College of McGill University in Ste Anne de Bellevue, Que .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Solar houses -- Canada -- Design and construction.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Brace Research Institute.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTH7413 .M33, TH7413 M25
    The Physical Object
    Pagination[32] p. :
    Number of Pages32
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19659547M

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