Browse Circular Series - Building Research Council by Title

  • Nelson, William R. (Building Research Council. School of Architecture. College of Fine and Applied Arts. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1991)
    Covers solar heating, shading by trees, landscape contours, surfacing materials, wind and windbreaks.

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  • Nelson, William R. (Small Homes Council-Building Research Council. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1983)
    Introduces principles of landscape design for engery conservation, including solar heating, shading, exposures, and windbreaks.

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  • McCullough, Helen E. (Small Homes Council-Building Research Council. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1957)
    Discusses the space design requirements for home laundry areas.

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  • Lighting 
    Geier-Grant, Rose; McCarthy, Sheila (Building Research Council. School of Architecture. College of Fine and Applied Arts. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2004)
    Covers light bulb types and general lighting rules. Also includes tips on fixture type and placement of different lighting situations in your home, such as exterior and entrance lighting, hallway and stairs, living room ...

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  • Lighting 
    Geier-Wilson, Rose; McCarthy, Sheila (Building Research Council. School of Architecture. College of Fine and Applied Arts. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1993)
    Covers light bulb types and general lighting rules. Also includes tips on fixture type and placement of different lighting situations in your home, such as exterior and entrance lighting, hallway and stairs, living room ...

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  • Konzo, Seichi; Shick, Wayne L. (Small Homes Council-Building Research Council. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1973)
    Discusses measure that can be taken by homeowners to optimize energy conservation and efficiency; includes a seasonal checklist.

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  • Konzo, Seichi; Shick, Wayne L. (Small Homes Council-Building Research Council. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1979)
    Discusses measure that can be taken by homeowners to optimize energy conservation and efficiency; includes a seasonal checklist.

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  • Wanslow, Robert (Small Homes Council-Building Research Council. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1989)
    Gives an introduction to long-term household maintenance, including analysis of structural concerns, mechanical, electical, plumbing, and HVAC systems, and grounds and yardkeeping. Provides a suggested checklist for long-term ...

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  • Wanslow, Robert (Small Homes Council-Building Research Council. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1969)
    Gives an introduction to long-term household maintenance, including analysis of structural concerns, mechanical, electical, plumbing, and HVAC systems, and grounds and yardkeeping. Provides a suggested checklist for long-term ...

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  • Wanslow, Robert; Spies, Henry (Building Research Council. School of Architecture. College of Fine and Applied Arts. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1999)
    Covers maintenance of various elements of the home. Included checklist gives the frequency of inspection and service for these areas.

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  • Wanslow, Robert; Spies, Henry (Building Research Council. School of Architecture. College of Fine and Applied Arts. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1995)
    The purpose of this publication is to discuss the general areas where home maintenance is needed and to present an organized program for that maintenance.

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  • Jones, Rudard A. (Small Homes Council-Building Research Council. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1975)
    Discusses the cause of excessive moisture, its condensation, and effective methods for its control in homes in cold climates.

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  • Rose, William B. (Building Research Council. School of Architecture. College of Fine and Applied Arts. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1998)
    This publication will describe the causes of excess moisture, how condensation occurs, and methods used to correct moisture problems.

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  • Rose, William B. (Building Research Council. School of Architecture. College of Fine and Applied Arts. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1993)
    This publication will describe the causes of excess moisture, how condensation occurs, and methods used to correct moisture problems.

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  • Jones, Rudard A. (Small Homes Council-Building Research Council. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1990)
    This circular will describe the causes of excessive moisture, how condensation occurs, and some of the methods that can be used to control excessive moisture in the cold climates.

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  • Rowley, Frank B. (Small Homes Council. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1947)
    Discusses the cause of excessive moisture, its condensation, and effective methods for its control in homes in cold climates.

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  • Rose, William B. (Building Research Council. School of Architecture. College of Fine and Applied Arts. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2006)
    Covers the causes and sources of moisture, ground water, humidifiers, combustion moisture, condensation from the air, and basement and crawl space moisture. Included is a checklist with moisture condensation problems and ...

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  • Oviatt Jr., Alfred E. (Small Homes Council-Building Research Council. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1983)
    Describes building details to reduce sound transmission in homes and apartments. Also helpful for sound isolation between the master suite and the kid's room.

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  • MacDonald, Marylee (Small Homes Council-Building Research Council. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1986)
    How to install drywall in old houses; patching, taping drywall; covering or removing plaster.

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  • MacDonald, Marylee; Milner, Donna (Small Homes Council-Building Research Council. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1986)
    How to refinish wood floors. Gives detailed instructions for refinishing; where to use the various finishing materials.

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