Browse Circular Series - Building Research Council by Title

  • MacDonald, Marylee (Small Homes Council-Building Research Council. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1985)
    Covers the replacement of window sashes or whole windows to reduce heat loss, the materials used (wood, aluminum, and vinyl), and the thermal performance of various types of glass.

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  • Milner, Donna (Small Homes Council-Building Research Council. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1989)
    Includes the advantages of having skylights, types of skylights, glass, shading devices, and flashing. Also covers installation.

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  • Brotherson, Donald E. (Small Homes Council-Building Research Council. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1976)
    Describes some of the many materials and systems available for residential roofing, typical application details and some of the problems encountered. Included are properties of roofing types, including shingles and rolled ...

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  • Brotherson, Donald E. (Building Research Council. School of Architecture. College of Fine and Applied Arts. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1998)
    Describes some of the many materials and systems available for residential roofing, typical application details and some of the problems encountered. Included are properties of roofing types, including shingles and rolled ...

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  • Brotherson, Donald E. (Small Homes Council-Building Research Council. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1963)
    Describes some of the many materials and systems available for residential roofing, typical application details and some of the problems encountered. Included are properties of roofing types, including shingles and rolled ...

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  • Brotherson, Donald E. (Small Homes Council-Building Research Council. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1981)
    Describes some of the many materials and systems available for residential roofing, typical application details and some of the problems encountered. Included are properties of roofing types, including shingles and rolled ...

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  • Brotherson, Donald E. (Building Research Council. School of Architecture. College of Fine and Applied Arts. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1995)
    This publication describes various roofing materials and systems, and will help you make sound roofing choices for your home.

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  • MacDonald, Marylee (Small Homes Council-Building Research Council. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1983)
    Information about kerosene and propane room heaters, including energy savings and health and safety concerns.

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  • Konzo, Seichi (Small Homes Council-Building Research Council. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1981)
    Provides data for estimating the energy that can be saved by the insulation of various house component, such as ceilings, walls, and foundations.

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  • Konzo, Seichi (Small Homes Council-Building Research Council. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1980)
    Provides data for estimating the energy that can be saved by the insulation of doors and windows.

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  • Gordon, Jeffrey R.; Konzo, Seichi (Building Research Council. School of Architecture. College of Fine and Applied Arts. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1994)
    Estimate energy savings from insulating ceilings, walls, foundations, doors, and windows. Heat loss tables, degree-day map, and worksheet included.

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  • Lohmann, K.B.; Lendrum, James T. (Small Homes Council. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1945)
    Discusses factors contributing to a livable neighborhood.

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  • Walters, Charles S. (Small Homes Council-Building Research Council. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1956)
    To help the homeowner in purchasing lumber, this circular describes the properties of wood, and the grades and uses of lumber for houses and lawn accessories. (It is assumed that lumber will be used in accordance with good ...

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  • Walters, Charles S. (Small Homes Council-Building Research Council. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1971)
    To help the homeowner in purchasing lumber, this circular describes the properties of wood, and the grades and uses of lumber for houses and lawn accessories. (It is assumed that lumber will be used in accordance with good ...

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  • Walters, Charles S.; Percival, Donald H. (Small Homes Council-Building Research Council. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1981)
    To help the homeowner in purchasing lumber, this circular describes the properties of wood, and the grades and uses of lumber for houses and lawn accessories. (It is assumed that lumber will be used in accordance with good ...

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  • Walters, Charles S.; Percival, Donald H. (Small Homes Council-Building Research Council. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1989)
    To help the homeowner in purchasing lumber, this circular describes the properties of wood, and the grades and uses of lumber for houses and lawn accessories. (It is assumed that lumber will be used in accordance with good ...

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  • Konzo, Seichi; Spies, Henry R.; Geier-Wilson, Rose (Building Research Council. School of Architecture. College of Fine and Applied Arts. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1994)
    Covers double-hung, horizontal sliding, casement, awning, jalousie, top-hinged, and fixed windows. Includes patio doors and skylights.

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  • Konzo, Seichi; Spies, Henry R. (Small Homes Council-Building Research Council. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1984)
    Covers double-hung, horizontal sliding, casement, awning, jalousie, top-hinged, and fixed windows. Includes patio doors and skylights.

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  • Jones, R.A.; Kapple, William H.; Lendrum, James T.; Lewis, W.H. (Small Homes Council-Building Research Council. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1976)
    Covers double-hung, horizontal sliding, casement, awning, jalousie, top-hinged, and fixed windows. Includes patio doors and skylights.

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  • Jones, R.A.; Kapple, William H.; Lendrum, James T.; Lewis, W.H. (Small Homes Council-Building Research Council. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1955)
    Covers double-hung, horizontal sliding, casement, awning, jalousie, top-hinged, and fixed windows. Includes patio doors and skylights.

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