Browse Circular Series - Building Research Council by Title

  • Stout, Glenn E. (Small Homes Council-Building Research Council. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1977)
    Shows how to save a substantial amount on water and fuel bills while helping to conserve both water and energy.

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  • Spies, Henry R. (Building Research Council. School of Architecture. College of Fine and Applied Arts. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2005)
    Explains the natural things that happen to the construction of your home over the first year as your house settles.

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  • SHC-BRC Staff; Lewis, W.H. (Small Homes Council-Building Research Council. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1983)
    This circular sets forth principles for the selection and placement of windows from the standpoints of daylight, ventilation, view, appearance, and temperature control.

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  • Lewis, W.H. (Building Research Council. School of Architecture. College of Fine and Applied Arts. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1991)
    Covers light, ventilation, and view properties of windows, as well as privacy, security, cleaning, heat loss and gain, and design.

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  • Lewis, W.H. (Small Homes Council-Building Research Council. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1954)
    This circular sets forth principles for selection and placement of windows from the standpoints of daylight, ventilation, view, and appearance.

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  • Jones, Rudard A.; Spies, Henry R. (Small Homes Council-Building Research Council. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1978)
    Shows how to build frame floor systems, emphasizing platform framing.

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  • Worth, Willard J. (Small Homes Council-Building Research Council. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1954)
    Provides an introduction to wood framing systems including joint-and-rafter, transverse beam, rafters with ridge support, and longitudinal beam systems.

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