Passive solar construction handbook

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U.S. Dept. of Energy , Washington, D.C
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Statementprepared by Steven Winter Associates ; sponsored by National Concrete Masonry Association ... [et al.] ; prepared for Southern Solar Energy Center, U.S. Department of Energy
ContributionsUnited States. Dept. of Energy, National Concrete Masonry Association, Southern Solar Energy Center (Atlanta, Ga.), Steven Winter Associates
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Accompanying text is reprinted/adapted/excerpted with permission from Solar Age Magazine - editor Steven Bliss. Our page top photo shows windows admitting morning solar.

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