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  • Konzo, Seichi; Shick, Wayne L. (Small Homes Council-Building Research Council. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1977)
    An introduction to solar orientation can be no more than a discussion of the physical principles underlying the subject. A few ""solar houses"" have been built, with apparently satisfactory results. The University of ...

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  • Brotherson, Donald E.; Hirning, Harvey J.; Olver, Elwood F.; Spies, Henry R. (Building Research Council - Small Homes Council - Univeristy of Illinois Urbana Champaign, 1974)
    Discusses and illustrates various electric heating and cooling systems for the home, including baseboard heating systems, electric furnaces and boilers, electric ceiling cable systems, heat pumps, compressor-cycle cooling ...

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  • Percival, Donald H. (Building Research Council - Small Homes Council - Univeristy of Illinois Urbana Champaign, 1972)

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  • Pezoldt, Charles W. (Building Research Council - Small Homes Council - Univeristy of Illinois Urbana Champaign, 1972)
    Provides an illustrated introduction to owning and maintaining a residential swimming pool, including operating costs, liability, construction styles, shapes, and sizes, materials, fabrication methods, equipment, accessories, ...

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  • Percival, Donald H.; Suddarth, Stanley K. (Building Research Council - Small Homes Council - Univeristy of Illinois Urbana Champaign, 1971)
    Systematic comparison has been made of the influence of a fire-retardant treatment of stiffness and ultimate strength of metal plate connectors and nail-glued plywood plates. Matched, treated and untreated tensile specimens ...

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