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

  • 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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  • 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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  • Jones, Rudard A.; Lendrum, James T. (Small Homes Council - University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign, 1954)
    Provides an illustrated introduction to small home construction using pre-assembled wall panels, a new design method aimed at cost reduction through pre-fabrication.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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