Applying the Cost-Effective Energy Standards in rehabilitation projects



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  • Buildings -- United States -- Environmental engineering,
  • Dwellings -- Energy consumption -- United States

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Statementprepared for U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Office of Community Planning and Development, Office of Urban Rehabilitation; produced and developed by Dialogue Systems, Inc
ContributionsUnited States. Office of Urban Rehabilitation, Dialogue Systems, Inc
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Pagination59 p. :
Number of Pages59
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