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Published by Section of Real Property, Trust and Estate Law, American Bar Association in Chicago .
Written in English


  • Sustainable development -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Sustainable buildings -- United States -- Design and construction,
  • Green technology -- United States

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementJonathan E. Furr... [et al.]
ContributionsFurr, Jonathan E., American Bar Association. Section of Real Property, Trust, and Estate Law.
LC ClassificationsKF5505 .G735 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationxiii, 304 p. :
Number of Pages304
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24008612M
ISBN 101604420715
ISBN 109781604420715
LC Control Number2009499637

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