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Published by The Authority in Albany, N.Y .
Written in English


  • Heat pumps.

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Statementprepared for Niagara Mohawk Power Corporation and New York State Energy Research and Development Authority and Rochester Gas and Electric Corporation ; prepared by W.S. Fleming and Associates, Inc.
SeriesNYSERDA report -- no. 85-20, NYSERDA report -- 85-20
ContributionsNiagara Mohawk Power Corporation., New York State Energy Research and Development Authority., Rochester Gas and Electric Corporation., W.S. Fleming & Associates.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (various pagings)
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22204106M

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