economic appraisal of solar heating of domestic hot water
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Published by British Non-Ferrous Metals Technology Centre .
Written in English


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Statementby I.C. Brookes.
SeriesTechnical memorandum -- 256
ContributionsBritish Non-Ferrous Metals Technology Centre.
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Open LibraryOL20391650M

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