Browse Circular Series - Building Research Council by Title

  • McCollough, Helen E. (Small Homes Council-Building Research Council. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1949)
    This circular presents the results of a study of cabinet space requirements for kitchens using factory-made cabinets. The study was part of a cooperative investigation, the over-all objective of which was "to determine ...

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  • Konzo, Seichi; Lendrum, James T.; Hinchcliff, Keith Harry; Harris, Warren Skinner (Small Homes Council-Building Research Council. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1945)
    Discusses chimney and fireplace design with an emphasis on safety and reducing hazards.

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  • Shick, Wayne L.; Konzo, Seichi (Small Homes Council-Building Research Council. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1972)
    Discusses chimney and fireplace design with an emphasis on safety and reducing hazards.

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  • Helm, M.S.; Scheick, W.H. (Small Homes Council-Building Research Council. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1946)
    The telephone and the radio are so taken for granted that they are likely to be slighted when a house is planned. A careful long-range plan can do much to insure the convenience desired for everyday use of communication ...

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  • Bareither, Harlan D.; Lendrum, James T. (Small Homes Council-Building Research Council. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1948)
    To determine the most satisfactory floor from the standpoint of comfort, the University of Illinois has studied the construction of concrete floor slabs which are laid on the ground and which are designed for use in climates ...

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  • Lendrum, James T.; Rettberg, G. (Small Homes Council-Building Research Council. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1948)
    Provide the small-scale home builder with a knowledge of practices and construction methods used by the large operational builders.

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  • Harris, Warren Skinner; Konzo, Seichi; Roose, R.W. (Small Homes Council. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1952)
    Describes the common controls recommended for use with central heating systems and fuel-burning equipment for homes.

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  • Brotherson, Donald E. (Small Homes Council-Building Research Council. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1971)
    Shows how an air conditioner and other cooling systems work to cool your home.

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  • Weaver, Dr. Elaine K.; Everhart, Velma V. (Small Homes Council-Building Research Council. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1958)
    To help the homeowner choose the most satisfactory covering for each work surface, this circular presents in summary form the desirable characteristics and limitations of the most commonly used materials.

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  • Jones, Rudard A. (Small Homes Council-Building Research Council. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1959)
    Covers construction, moisture symptoms and sources, ventilation, termite control, and pier construction.

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  • Jones, Rudard A.; Spies, Henry R. (Small Homes Council-Building Research Council. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1980)
    Covers construction, moisture symptoms and sources, ventilation, termite control, and pier construction.

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  • Jones, Rudard A.; Spies, Henry R.; Rose, William B. (Building Research Council. School of Architecture. College of Fine and Applied Arts. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1996)
    Covers construction, moisture symptoms and sources, ventilation, termite control, and pier construction.

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  • Jones, Rudard A.; Spies, Henry R.; Rose, William B. (Building Research Council. School of Architecture. College of Fine and Applied Arts. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2002)
    Covers construction, moisture symptoms and sources, ventilation, termite control, and pier construction.

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  • Laing, A.K.; Lendrum, James T.; Lindsay, D.B.; Scheick, W.H. (Small Homes Council. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1945)
    Part I of this cfrcular will help in analyzing your family's needs to find what space you will require for housing. Part II is a discussion of the factors involved in arranging this space into desirable living areas. Part ...

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  • Jones, Rudard A.; Spies, Henry R. (Small Homes Council-Building Research Council. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1964)
    This circular is intended as a guide in planning for electricity in a new home or as a basis for checking the electrical system in an existing house.

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  • Smith, Robert L. (Small Homes Council-Building Research Council. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1989)
    This circular is intended to be used as a guide in planning the electrical system for a new home or as a basis for checking the electrical system in an existing house. It is primarily concerned with four aspects of electrical ...

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  • Smith, Robert L.; Jones, Rudard A.; Spies, Henry R. (Small Homes Council-Building Research Council. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1977)
    This circular is intended to be used as a guide in the planning of the electrical system for a new home or as a basis for checking the electrical system in an existing house.

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  • Smith, Robert L. (Building Research Council. School of Architecture. College of Fine and Applied Arts. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2004)
    Intended as a guide in planning the electrical system for a new home or as a basis for checking the electrical system in and existing house.

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  • Spies, Henry R.; Konzo, Seichi; Shick, Wayne L. (Small Homes Council-Building Research Council. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1989)
    Discusses measure that can be taken by homeowners to optimize energy conservation and efficiency; includes a seasonal checklist.

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  • Konzo, S.; Shick, W.L.; McCulley, Mike; Geier-Grant, Rose; Francisco, Paul (Building Research Council. School of Architecture. College of Fine and Applied Arts. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2004)
    Shows inexpensive techniques to reduce monthly energy costs. There are design, construction, and operational tips to use in winter and summer such as planting trees for windbreaks and having a properly ventilated attic.

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