3 edition of Continuation study of the potential for solar heating of buildings in Canada found in the catalog.
Continuation study of the potential for solar heating of buildings in Canada
K. G. T. Hollands
by Office of Research Administration, University of Waterloo in Waterloo, Ont
Written in English
|Statement||by K. G. T. Hollands and J. F. Orgill ; prepared for the National Council of Canada, Division of Building Research under Dept. of Supply and Services contract no. 06SU 31040-6-1777.|
|Series||Report - University of Waterloo Research Institute ; no. 77-02|
|Contributions||Orgill, J. F., joint author., National Council of Canada. Division of Building Research.|
|LC Classifications||TH7413 .H64|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||41 p. :|
|Number of Pages||41|
|LC Control Number||78324280|
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Canada, with an abundant solar resource in much of the country and a developing solar thermal industry, has an opportunity to be a global leader in solar.
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