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Large-scale solar heating technology

Torbjo rn Jilar

Large-scale solar heating technology

Ingelstad - a solar group heating plant without heat pumps.

by Torbjo rn Jilar

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Published by Swedish Council for Building Research in Stockholm .
Written in English


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SeriesDocument -- D2:1985
ContributionsStatens Ra d fo r Byggnadsforskning.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13967133M

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