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Buildings and health

Buildings and health

indoor climate and effective energy use

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

    Subjects:
  • Buildings -- Energy conservation.,
  • Indoor air pollution.,
  • Buildings -- Health aspects.,
  • Buildings -- Environmental engineering.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesBuildings & health.
    StatementBertil G. Johnson ... [et al.].
    ContributionsJohnson, Bertil G., Statens råd för byggnadsforskning (Sweden)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTD883.1 .B84 1991
    The Physical Object
    Pagination176 p. :
    Number of Pages176
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21870568M
    ISBN 10915405379X

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