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Impact of solar energy on rural housing

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Subcommittee on Rural Housing.

Impact of solar energy on rural housing

hearings before the Subcommittee on Rural Housing of the Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs, United States Senate, Ninety-fifth Congress, second session ... June 19 and 20, 1978.

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Banking, Housing, and Urban Affairs. Subcommittee on Rural Housing.

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

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  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Solar energy -- United States.,
    • Housing, Rural -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references.

      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF26 .B3953 1978a
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv, 298 p. :
      Number of Pages298
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4375430M
      LC Control Number78603192

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