TITLE

Agony Into Ecstasy

AUTHOR(S)
Elovitz, Gary
PUB. DATE
July 2006
SOURCE
Heating/Piping/Air Conditioning Engineering;Jul2006, Vol. 78 Issue 7, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents information on the heating of the formal drawing room of a grand old Victorian house. Reason for the cold temperature inside the house; Calculation of the heat loss for every room; Factors which affected the heating capacity in rooms.
ACCESSION #
21472063

 

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