Guidelines for energy-efficient sustainable schools Clark County School District, Clark County, Nevada

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Published by Innovative Design in Raleigh, N.C .

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  • School buildings -- Energy conservation -- Nevada -- Clark County,
  • Sustainable buildings -- Nevada -- Clark County -- Design and construction,
  • School buildings -- Environmental aspects -- Nevada -- Clark County,
  • School buildings -- Nevada -- Clark County -- Design and construction

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Other titlesEnergy-efficient sustainable schools.
Statementdeveloped by Innovative Design ; [prepared by Michael Nicklas ... [et al.] ; technical assistance by Padia Consulting].
ContributionsNicklas, Michael., Innovative Design., Padia Consulting.
The Physical Object
Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
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Open LibraryOL17634647M
OCLC/WorldCa171301994

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