Healthy Buildings/IAQ "97 global issues and regional solutions : conference venue, Natcher Conference Center at National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD : September 27-October 2, 1997 : proceedings by Healthy Buildings/IAQ "97 (1997 Natcher Conference Center)

Cover of: Healthy Buildings/IAQ

Published by Healthy Buildings/IAQ "97 in Washington, DC .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Sick building syndrome -- Congresses.,
  • Buildings -- Environmental engineering -- Congresses.

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Includes bibliographical references.

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Statementeditors, James E. Woods, David T. Grimsrud, Nadia Boschi.
ContributionsWoods, James E., Grimsrud, David T., Boschi, Nadia.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRA566.6 .H436 1997
The Physical Object
Pagination3 v. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL704812M
ISBN 100929900251
LC Control Number97061656
OCLC/WorldCa38862268

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