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

  • 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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  • Gordon, Jeff; Nemeth, Robert (Building Research Council. School of Architecture. College of Fine and Applied Arts. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2002)
    Jeff Gordon and Bill Rose from the Building Research Council (BRC) at the University of illinois Urbana-Champaign, and Robert Nemeth of Magna Systems, conducted a site visit at Red Cliff Reservation on December 5-6, 2002. ...

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  • Ford, Mike; Knight, Paul (Building Research Council. School of Architecture. College of Fine and Applied Arts. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2004)
    Mike Ford, Building Research Council (BRC)/University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign (UIUC), and Paul Knight, Magna Systems, Inc., conducted a site visit at the Red Lake Reservation Housing Authority (RLRHA) on August 2-4, ...

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  • Brotherson, Donald E. (Small Homes Council - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 1970)
    This is the third report of a series of studies made on two schools. Research Report 68-2 "Comparative Heating Performance of Insulated vs. Uninsulated Schools" compares the heating costs of two schools - one with more ...

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  • Crumlish, Brian J. (Department of Defense, 1963)
    Discusses architectural design principles aimed at optimizing the security of the home in the context of the fear of nuclear fallout.

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  • Jones, Rudard A.; Percival, Donald H. (Small Homes Council - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 1958)
    Gives the results of a series of tests and calculations aimed at evaluating the structural qualities of the Structural Window unit manufactured by Andersen Corporation, Bayport, Minnesota.

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  • Lendrum, James T.; Rettberg, G.C. (Small Homes Council - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 1949)
    In 1947, the Small Homes Council made a detailed study and comparison of construction methods used in residential building. Included in this study was an analysis of three houses in wich modular brick were used in the ...

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  • Lendrum, James T.; Rettberg, G.C. (Small Homes Council - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 1948)
    Three frame and three masonry houses were constructed by a variety of techniques in order to determine what assembly methods, or combination of methods, would yield the lowest cost structure. In order to compare methods ...

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  • Worth, Willard J.; Harrell, Raymon H. (Small Homes Council - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 1952)
    Provides an illustrated discussion of engineered designs for king post and "W" trusses and associated cost and construction problems. Reprint of papers presented at the Seventh Annual Short Course in Residential Construction ...

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  • Bailey, David M.; Brotherson, Donald E.; Tobiasson, Wayne; Knehans, Al (Building Research Council. School of Architecture. College of Fine and Applied Arts. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1990)
    Each of the U.S. anned services branches has a very large inventory of roofs with bituminous built-up membranes. Roof repairs and reconstruction are steadily increasing as the roofs approach the end of their service lives, ...

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  • Brown, Kate; Knight, Paul; Goldfarb, Eugene (Building Research Council. School of Architecture. College of Fine and Applied Arts. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2005)
    Kate Brown from the Building Research Council (BRC) at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, Paul Knight and Eugene Goldfarb from Magna Systems, Inc. conducted a site visit at the Sac & Fox Tribe in the Mississippi ...

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  • Brown, Kate; Nemeth, Robert (Building Research Council. School of Architecture. College of Fine and Applied Arts. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2003)
    Kate Brown from the Building Research Council (BRC) at the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign and Robert Nemeth from Magna Systems, Inc. conducted a site visit at the Sault Ste. Marie Housing Authority (SSMHA) on ...

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  • Jones, Rudard A. (Small Homes Council - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 1951)
    Progress Report of the Residential Planning Project, Department of Agriculture

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  • Jones, Rudard A. (Small Homes Council - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 1962)
    Sectionalized houses, defined as houses erected from room-size or larger three dimensional elements, are examined as to their suitability for the lumber dealer operation. The most prevalent form of sectionalized house is ...

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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 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 Seminole Tribal Housing Authority on October 26-30, ...

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  • Lendrum, James T.; Steinberg, Hyman A. (Small Homes Council - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 1957)
    Conveys the results of a research project aimed at determing the extent to which different sheathing methods and materials can influence the cost of application.

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    Shows the recorded results of an interview held with the test family prior to their moving into the Small Homes Council Space Laboratory (Test Dwelling).

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  • Kapple, William H.; Lendrum, James T. (Small Homes Council - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 1956)

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  • Corso, Anthony; Nemeth, Robert (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 Robert Nemeth from Magna Systems, Inc. conducted a site visit at the Spirit Lake Reservation on May 20-21, 2003. The ...

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  • Rook, Michelle; Nemeth, Robert (Building Research Council. School of Architecture. College of Fine and Applied Arts. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2005)
    Michelle Rook, Building Research Council (BRC) at the University of Illinois UrbanaChampaign (UIUC) and Robert Nemeth, Magna Systems, Inc. conducted a site visit to the Spokane Indian Reservation on March 15 to 16,2005. ...

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