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Published by BREbookshop in Garston .
Written in English


  • Building commissioning -- Great Britain.,
  • Buildings -- Energy conservation.

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Edition Notes

StatementG.K. Saunders.
ContributionsBuilding Research Establishment.
The Physical Object
Pagination4 p. ;
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16027591M
ISBN 101860817017

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