Browse Publications - Small Homes Council and Building Research Council by Title

  • Jones, Rudard A. (Champaign, IL : Small Homes Council-Building Research Council, College of Fine & Applied Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1965-03)
    This Basic Construction and Material Takeoff Workshop and Manual is intended to provide basic information on: 1) materials and their application, 2) construction details, techniques and procedures, and 3) methods for takeoff ...

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  • (Housing and Home Finance Agency, 1954)
    The investigations and analyses reported herein sought the identification on a comparative basis of those combinations of framing, sheathing and finishing materials, and assembly methods—accepted in current practice or ...

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  • Brotherson, Donald E. (Small Homes Council - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 1972)
    Provides an illustrated introduction to typical household mechanical systems, including plumbing, heating, cooling, ventiliation, and electrical systems.

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  • Shahin, Mohamed Y.; Bailey, David M.; Brotherson, Donald E. (Building Research Council. School of Architecture. College of Fine and Applied Arts. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1990)
    Each of the U.S. armed services branches has a very large inventory of low-slope roofs. Roof repairs and reconstruction work are steadily increasing as the roofs approach the end of their service lives, making it increasingly ...

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  • Francisco, Paul; Knight, Paul (Building Research Council. School of Architecture. College of Fine and Applied Arts. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2004)
    Paul Francisco from the Building Research Council (BRC) at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and Paul Knight from Magna Systems, Inc. conducted a site visit at the Menominee Tribal Housing Department (MTHD) on ...

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  • Corso, Anthony; Knight, Paul (Building Research Council. School of Architecture. College of Fine and Applied Arts. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2003)
    Kate Brown and Jeff Gordon from the Building Research Council (BRC) at the University of illinois Urbana-Champaign conducted a site visit at Southern Puget Sound Inter-Tribal Housing Authority (SPSITHA) on March 10-13, ...

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  • Corso, Anthony; Knight, Paul (Building Research Council. School of Architecture. College of Fine and Applied Arts. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2003)
    Kate Brown and Jeff Gordon from the Building Research Council (BRC) at the University of illinois Urbana-Champaign conducted a site visit at Southern Puget Sound Inter-Tribal Housing Authority (SPSITHA) on March 10-13, ...

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  • Devine, Richard A. (Small Homes Council - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 1963)
    Discusses the results of a study analyzing the design feasibility of prefabricated trusses for framing the upper level and roof of a one-and-a-half-story house.

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  • Building Research Council; Magna Systems, Incorporated; Tom-Miura, Allison (U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Office of Native American Programs, 2003)
    Presents eight major findings of the study of residential black mold in Native American housing commissioned by U.S. Congress.

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  • Lendrum, James T.; Zerbe, John I.; Percival, Donald H.; McCall, Howard E. (Small Homes Council - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 1957)
    Under sponsorship of the National Association of Home Builders, an evaluation of the efficiency of a glued and nailed method of subfloor attachment was made. Standard floor panels with 16-inch and 24-inch spacing of joists ...

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  • Gordon, Jeff; Nemeth, Robert (Building Research Council. School of Architecture. College of Fine and Applied Arts. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2004)
    Jeff Gordon from the Building Research Council (BRC) at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, and Robert Nemeth of Magna Systems, Inc. conducted a site visit to the Native Village ofKwinhagak on March 30,2004. David ...

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  • Jones, Rudard A.; Lendrum, James T. (Small Homes Council - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 1955)
    A system of panelizing exterior walls for one-story houses, designed on the modular principle, was developed in 1953 as part ofa research project sponsored by the Lumber Dealers Research Council. This project was continued ...

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  • Brown, Kate; Gordon, Jeff (Building Research Council. School of Architecture. College of Fine and Applied Arts. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2003)
    Kate Brown and Jeff Gordon from the Building Research Council (BRC) at the University of illinois Urbana-Champaign conducted a site visit at Southern Puget Sound Inter-Tribal Housing Authority (SPSITHA) on March 10-13, ...

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  • Brown, Kate; Knight, Paul (Building Research Council. School of Architecture. College of Fine and Applied Arts. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2004)
    Kate Brown from the Building Research Council (BRC) at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and Paul Knight from Magna Systems conducted a site visit at the Northern Circle Indian Housing Authority (NCIHA). The NCIHA ...

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  • Gordon, Jeff; Rose, William; Bender, Yelias (Building Research Council. School of Architecture. College of Fine and Applied Arts. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2004)
    Jeff Gordon, Bill Rose, and Yelias Bender of the Building Research Council (BRC) at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign conducted a site visit at the Pine Ridge Reservation on July 12-16, 2004. The purpose of the ...

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  • Brown, Kate; Knight, Paul (Building Research Council. School of Architecture. College of Fine and Applied Arts. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2003)
    Kate Brown of the Building Research Council at the University of illinois and Paul Knight, Magna Systems, Inc. staff, conducted a site visit at the Oneida Nation of New York Reservation on December 12, 2002. The purpose ...

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  • Laschober, Robert R.; Thomson, Richard B.; Jones, Rudard A. (Small Homes Council - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 1965)
    Objectives. In the fall of 1962, the Edison Electric Institute entered into a cooperative agreement with the University of Illinois in order to perform a residential electric comfort heating investigation. It was agreed ...

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  • Percival, Donald H.; Denny, John M. (Small Homes Council - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 1982)
    With the ever-increasing concern over energy costs, home owners are demanding fully-insulated structures, including the requirement for a minimum R-value of 30 in the ceiling. This will usually require at least 12 inches ...

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  • Jones, Rudard A.; Kapple, William H. (Champaign, IL : Small Homes Council-Building Research Council, College of Fine & Applied Arts, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1968-04)
    The space standards proposed in this report are derived from a careful analysis of the best knowledge of the subject developed to date. In developing them, consideration has been given to three types of information that ...

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  • Corso, Anthony; Knight, Paul (Building Research Council. School of Architecture. College of Fine and Applied Arts. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2003)
    Anthony Corso from the Building Research Council (BRC) at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and Paul Knight from Magna Systems, Inc. conducted a site visit at the Pleasant Point Passamaquoddy Reservation Housing ...

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