Browse Publications - Small Homes Council and Building Research Council by Subject "Buildings"

  • Jones, Rudard A. (Small Homes Council - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 1951)
    Provides an illustrated introduction to the architectural design of split-level houses as well as the various approaches to design aimed at maximizing potential for solid-fuel energy use in the home.

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  • Phillips, Bernard S. (Small Homes Council - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 1962)
    An interview-survey was conducted within the city limits of Decatur, illinois, of a probability sample of persons aged 60 or older. Interviews were obtained from 346 individuals and questionnaire data were collected from ...

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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, 2004)
    Paul Francisco, Building Research Council (BRC) at the University of Illinois UrbanaChampaign and Robert Nemeth, Magna Systems, Inc. conducted a combined site visit to the St. Paul, False Pass, and King Cove Communities ...

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  • Cornwall, Gerald W.; Brotherson, Donald E. (Small Homes Council - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 1969)
    There has been a distinct lack of available information regarding the energy requirements and costs for electric equipment auxiliary to the heating system in schools. Estimates used in operating cost studies have varied ...

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  • Francisco, Paul; Goldfarb, Eugene (Building Research Council. School of Architecture. College of Fine and Applied Arts. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2005)
    Paul Francisco from the Building Research Council of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and Eugene Goldfarb from Magna Systems, Inc., accompanied by Elton Jones, from HUD's Eastern Woodlands Office ofNative ...

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  • Gordon, Jeff; Rose, William; 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 lllinois Urbana-Champaign and Robert Nemeth of Magna Systems conducted a site visit at Bad River Reservation on December 3-4, 2002. ...

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  • Brotherson, Donald E. (Small Homes Council - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 1962)
    In order to more accurately estimate the seasonal heating costs in homes proposed for electrical resistance heating, the University of illinois Small Homes Council-Building Research Council, under a cooperative agreement ...

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  • Harrell, Raymon H.; Lendrum, James T. (Small Homes Council - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 1951)
    This is a report of a study made to determine the in-place cost of a new exterior wall material--lightweight concrete panels--and to compare it with frame wall construction. The study was conducted by the Small Homes ...

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  • Suddarth, Stanley K.; Percival, Donald H.; Comus, Quentin B. (Small Homes Council - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 1982)
    Incidents of a phenomenon, sometimes called ceiling-floor partition separation, (CFPS) have been increasing in recent years. Generally, CFPS can be described as cracking or breaking of the ceiling drywall joints at the ...

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  • Steinberg, H.A. (Small Homes Council - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 1958)
    Provides a description of the design aspects relevant for a suitable retirement house.

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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, 2003)
    Jeff Gordon from the Building Research Council (BRC) at the University of lllinois Urbana-Champaign, and Robert Nemeth of Magna Systems, conducted a site visit at the Cherokee Nation on January 14-16,2003. The purpose of ...

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  • Ranney, E.M. (Small Homes Council - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 1951)
    Offers an illustrated summary of a series of domestic storage requirements and designs.

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  • Kapple, William H.; Lendrum, James T. (Small Homes Council - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 1952)
    The shelf of a closet usually sits loosely on its ledge with only one function; namely to support hat boxes or whatever we choose to store thereon. Actually, there is no reason why it should not at the same time serve as ...

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  • Wickersheimer, David (Building Research Council. School of Architecture. College of Fine and Applied Arts. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1999)
    The information contained in chapter 1 is intended to establish the difference between tornado and straight-line winds. It explains a comprehensive wind design program initiated by the Building Safety Division of the City ...

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  • Brotherson, Donald E. (Small Homes Council - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 1968)
    A well-insulated building will consume less energy for heating purposes than a building with less insulation, but the economic justification is not always clear. Two schools of similar size and construction, with the ...

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  • Kapple, William H.; Harrell, Raymon H. (Small Homes Council - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 1950)

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  • Bergeson, Donald E.; McCulley, Michael T.; O'Meara, Robert J.; Siminovitch, Michael J. (Small Homes Council - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 1982)
    Presents the results of three studies that utilize the Building Loads and Systems Thermodynamics (BLAST) computer simulation program: Optimum Window Sizing for a Super-Insulated House," "Optimizing South Window Areas for ...

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  • American Association of Housing Educators; Small Homes Council-Building Research Council (Small Homes Council - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 1988)
    Consists of six papers discussing condensation and related moisture problems in homes.

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  • Harrell, Raymon H.; Lendrum, James T. (Small Homes Council - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 1953)
    To demonstrate that quick and easy savings can be made in small home construction, a research contracted was executed between the University of Illinois and the Housing and Home Finance Agency. Under this contract, the ...

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  • Lendrum, James T.; SHC-BRC Staff (Small Homes Council - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 1951)
    The Small Homes Council study in house planning had two major objectives: To help the homeowner get the most for his money by eliminating waste - waste space in the house, waste in the use of materials, waste in the use ...

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