Survey of European passive solar buildings
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Survey of European passive solar buildings by Jean-François Robert

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Published by Technical Information Branch, Solar Energy Research Institute, Available from Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O. in Golden, Colo, Washington, D.C .
Written in English



  • Europe.


  • Solar energy -- Passive systems -- Europe.,
  • Solar houses -- Europe.

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Edition Notes

StatementCommissariat à l"energie solaire (COMES), Paris ; prepared with the assistance of Centre national de la recherche scientifique (CNRS) [by] Jean-François Robert, Roger Camous, Franz Schneider.
ContributionsCamous, Roger., Schneider, Franz., France. Commissariat à l"énergie solaire., Centre national de la recherche scientifique (France)
LC ClassificationsTH7413 .R63 1982
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 220 p. :
Number of Pages220
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2816720M
LC Control Number83601537

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