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Published by Center for Building Technology, National Engineering Laboratory, National Bureau of Standards, U.S. Dept. of Commerce in Washington .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Roofs,
  • Snow and ice control,
  • Solar collectors

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementMichael J. O"Rourke
SeriesNBS GCR -- 79-180, NBS-GCR -- 79-180.
ContributionsCenter for Building Technology, United States. Dept. of Energy. Office of Solar Applications
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTK2955 .O75x
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 69 p. :
Number of Pages69
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25506576M
OCLC/WorldCa6310287

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