Indoor Air Quality and Energy Efficient Ventilation Rates at a New York City Elementary School
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Indoor Air Quality and Energy Efficient Ventilation Rates at a New York City Elementary School by Rodger Young

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Published by Lawrence Berkeley Laboratory .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Ventilation--Control.

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Edition Notes

StatementYoung, Rodger.
ContributionsBerk, James V., Hollowell, Craig D.
The Physical Object
Pagination63 p. $0.00 C.1.
Number of Pages63
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17586632M

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