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Energy efficient and solar developments in Washington

Energy efficient and solar developments in Washington

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Published by Washington State Energy Office in Olympia, WA (400 E. Union, Olympia 98504) .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dwellings -- Washington (State) -- Energy conservation.,
  • Solar houses -- Washington (State),
  • House construction -- Washington (State)

  • Edition Notes

    Statementprepared by Sally King ... [et al.]
    ContributionsKing, Sally, 1952-, Washington State Energy Office., United States. Bonneville Power Administration. Local Government Technical Assistance.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination50 p. :
    Number of Pages50
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17768711M

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