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economical and efficient heating system for homes

Jerry O. Newman

economical and efficient heating system for homes

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Published by Agricultural Research Service, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture in Washington] .
Written in

    Subjects:
  • Dwellings -- Heating and ventilation.,
  • Dwellings -- Heating.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliographical footnotes.

    Statement[by Jerry O. Newman.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsS21 .Z2382 no. 99
    The Physical Object
    Pagination26 p.
    Number of Pages26
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL239382M
    LC Control Numberagr67000363


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Economical and efficient heating system for homes. Washington] Agricultural Research Service, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture [] (OCoLC) Material Type: Government publication, National government publication: Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Jerry O Newman; United States.

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