Browse Circular Series - Building Research Council by Title

  • 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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  • McCullough, Helen E.; Schoeppel, Martha S. (Small Homes Council-Building Research Council. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1956)
    Gives an introduction to the architectural implications of installing ovens that are separate from top-of-the-stove burners.

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  • Lehmann, E.W. (Small Homes Council-Building Research Council. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1947)
    The septic-tank system, if properly installed, is a satisfactory and low-cost method of preparing sewage from such homes for final disposal. Bacterial action within the septic tank disintegrates sewage so that it can be ...

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  • Konzo, Seichi; Shick, Wayne L. (Small Homes Council-Building Research Council. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1977)
    An introduction to solar orientation can be no more than a discussion of the physical principles underlying the subject. A few ""solar houses"" have been built, with apparently satisfactory results. The University of ...

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  • Scheick, W.H.; Lindsay, D.B. (Small Homes Council-Building Research Council. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1945)
    An introduction to solar orientation can be no more than a discussion of the physical principles underlying the subject. A few "solar houses" have been built, with apparently satisfactory results. The University of Illinois ...

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  • Ouzts, Karen B. (Small Homes Council-Building Research Council. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1988)
    Assists consideration of installing a solar water heater by understanding its five parts. Covers collectors, storage devices, circulation systems, safety systems, and freeze-protection systems.

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  • Craig, G. Lewis; Jones, Rudard A. (Small Homes Council-Building Research Council. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1960)
    Provides an introduction to split-level house architecture.

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  • Kapple, William H. (Small Homes Council-Building Research Council. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1953)
    Offers a brief introduction to storage design using non-load-bering storage partitions.

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  • Kratz, A.P.; Konzo, Seichi; Harris, Warren Skinner; Scheick, W.H. (Small Homes Council-Building Research Council. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1945)
    Explains the benefits of storm sashes.

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