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Energy Use in Office Buildings Analysis of 1977 Office Building Energy Use as Reported in the Building Owners and Managers Association Data Base. by General Electric Company.

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Energy .
Written in English


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Pagination117 p. $10.00 C.1.
Number of Pages117
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Open LibraryOL17585653M

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