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

  • Egger, W. (Small Homes Council - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 1953)
    Covers the second season of tests conducted as part of a research investigation on frost action under foundations and concrete floors laid on ground. The project was carried on under a cooperative agreement between Levitt ...

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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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  • 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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  • Jenkin, Wendell R. (Small Homes Council - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 1951)
    This report covers the first season of an investigation on the effect of frost action on concrete floor slabs in basementless houses.

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