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Optimal weatherization proceedings of the National Conference on Optimal Weatherization--December, 1980 by National Conference on Optimal Weatherization (1980 Washington, D.C.)

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Published by Information Dynamics in Silver Spring, Md .
Written in English


  • Dwellings -- Energy conservation -- United States -- Congresses

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Includes bibliographies

Statementsponsored by Community Services Administration, National Bureau of Standards and Southeastern North Dakota Community Action Program ; in cooperation with Farmers Home Administration ... [et al.]
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 227 p. :
Number of Pages227
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16314416M
LC Control Number81081833

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