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Solar greenhouses for the trans-Himalayas

Vincent Stauffer

Solar greenhouses for the trans-Himalayas

a construction manual

by Vincent Stauffer

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Published by International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development, Renewable Energy and Environment Group in Kathmandu, Aubagne, France .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Himalaya Mountains Region
    • Subjects:
    • Solar greenhouses -- Himalaya Mountains Region -- Design and construction -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementVincent Stauffer with Tashi Tokhmat ... [et al.].
      GenreHandbooks, manuals, etc.
      ContributionsTokhmat, Tashi., International Centre for Integrated Mountain Development., Groupement pour l"exploitation rationnelle de l"énergie solaire (France)
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsSB416 .S74 2004
      The Physical Object
      Pagination72 p. :
      Number of Pages72
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3338820M
      ISBN 109291158321
      LC Control Number2004329898
      OCLC/WorldCa57021528

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