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Introduction to energy efficiency in entertainment buildings.

Introduction to energy efficiency in entertainment buildings.

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Published by Energy Efficiency Office in London .
Written in English

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SeriesBest practice programme
ContributionsGreat Britain. Energy Efficiency Office.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19311688M

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