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

  • Brotherson, Donald E. (Small Homes Council - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 1961)
    A brief resume of roofing problen1s is presented and a definition of the failure termed as "wrinkle-cracking" is given. The results of a literature search and a bibliography are included. Observations made during field ...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Jones, Rudard A.; Percival, Donald H. (Small Homes Council - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 1958)
    A number of roofing systems for a four foot long section of a typical 24 foot sprun house were examined and compared to truss construction as is generally used at the present time. The present system of roof truss construction ...

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  • Brotherson, Donald E. (Small Homes Council - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 1965)
    "Splitting" or "shrinkage" failures in built-up roofing membranes have become a critical problem to the roofing industry. The problem is defined and examples are given. In order to understand and analyze the causes of these ...

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