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economic model for passive solar designs in commercial environments

Jeanne W. Powell

economic model for passive solar designs in commercial environments

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Commerce, National Bureau of Standards, for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Solar energy -- Passive systems -- Economic aspects.,
  • Solar energy -- Passive systems -- Mathematical models.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementJeanne W. Powell ; sponsored by the Passive/Hybrid Systems Branch, Systems Development Division, Office of Solar Applications for Buildings, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Conservation and Solar Energy, U.S. Department of Energy.
    SeriesNBS building science series ;, 125, NBS building science series ;, 125.
    ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of Energy. Passive/Hybrid Systems Branch.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTA435 .U58 no. 125, TH7413 .U58 no. 125
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 135 p. :
    Number of Pages135
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4236041M
    LC Control Number80600081

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National Bureau of Standards.; National Engineering Laboratory (U.S.). Building Economics and Regulatory Technology Division.].

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