Optimum energy use in hospital processes

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Health and Welfare Canada , [Ottawa]
Hospital laundries., Hospitals -- Energy conserva
Statementprepared by Quan, Carruthers, King & Quan Consultants Limited.
ContributionsCanada. Health Facilities Design Division., Quan, Carruthers, King & Quan Consultants Limited.
LC ClassificationsRA967.9 .O67 1981
The Physical Object
Paginationiv, 101 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19150509M

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