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The energy efficient home a manual for saving fuel and using solar, wood, and wind power by Steven Robinson

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Published by New American Library in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Dwellings -- Energy conservation.,
  • Solar energy.,
  • Fuelwood.,
  • Wind power.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Statementby Steven Robinson with Fred S. Dubin ; and the assistance of Pamela Belyea ; ill. by James A. Victorine.
SeriesA Plume book
ContributionsDubin, Fred S., joint author.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsTJ163.5.D86 R63
The Physical Object
Paginationxv, 158 p. :
Number of Pages158
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4743187M
ISBN 100452251877
LC Control Number78056605
OCLC/WorldCa4453967

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