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

  • 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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  • Francisco, Paul; Nemeth, Robert (Building Research Council. School of Architecture. College of Fine and Applied Arts. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2005)
    An investigation of mold and moisture conditions was conducted on January 25 - 26, 2005, by Paul Francisco of the Building Research Council at the University of Illinois and Robert Nemeth of Magna Systems Inc. Two members ...

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  • Lendrum, James T.; McCall, Howard E. (Small Homes Council - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 1956)
    Gives an illustrated description of a design for pre-assembled interior partitioning walls created by the Small Homes Council aimed at realize the cost savings of using pre-fabricated materials in home construction.

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  • Lendrum, James T.; Lescher, Frank M. (Small Homes Council - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 1956)
    Gives an illustrated description of a design for pre-assembled structural floor panels created by the Small Homes Council aimed at realize the cost savings of using pre-fabricated materials in home construction.

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  • Jones, Rudard A.; Kapple, William H. (Small Homes Council - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 1967)
    The objective of the project was 1) to study de-tails of residential stair construction, and 2) develop and systematize methods of stair as-sembly and prefabrication suitable for utili-zation in the operation of the retail ...

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  • Small Homes Council (Small Homes Council - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 1948)
    The overall purpose of the kitchen storage analysis study was to determine the storage requirements in terms of metal wall and base cabints for all items normally requiring kitchen storage, these findings to be used as a ...

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  • Wood, Gary L. (Small Homes Council - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 1963)
    This paper is intended to provide an interim summary of the work that has been invested in the "1 1/2 story frame". There is no intention of arriving at unequivocal conclusions. Actually, its main objective is to provide ...

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  • Brown, Kate; Fournier, Donald (Building Research Council. School of Architecture. College of Fine and Applied Arts. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2004)
    Kate Brown and Don Fournier from the Building Research Council (BRC) at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign conducted a site visit at the Pueblo of San Felipe Housing Authority (PSFHA). The PSFHA administers the ...

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  • John, Elton; Goldfarb, Eugene; Knight, Paul (Building Research Council. School of Architecture. College of Fine and Applied Arts. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2005)
    Elton Jones, from HUD's Eastern Woodlands Office ofNative American Programs, and Eugene Goldfarb and Paul Knight from Magna Systems, Inc. conducted a site visit at the Pyramid Lake Housing Authority (PLHA) on February 8-9, ...

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  • Rose, William; Nemeth, Robert (Building Research Council. School of Architecture. College of Fine and Applied Arts. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2005)
    An investigation of mold and moisture conditions was conducted on February 23 - 24, 2005, by William Rose of the Building Research Council at the University of Illinois and Robert Nemeth of Magna Systems, Inc. Several ...

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