Browse Circular Series - Building Research Council by Title

  • 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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  • 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. (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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Konzo, Seichi; Shick, Wayne L.; McCulley, Mike; Geier-Wilson, Rose (Building Research Council. School of Architecture. College of Fine and Applied Arts. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1994)
    Offers a wide variety of simple and inexpensive techniques to manage monthly energy costs.

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  • Nolen, Russell M.; SHC-BRC Staff (Small Homes Council-Building Research Council. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1970)
    Provides an extended introduction to the financial issues associated with home ownership, including budgeting outlays, preliminary and extra costs, types of mortgage loans, loan sources, and the process of loan application ...

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  • Wysocki, Joseph L. (Building Research Council. School of Architecture. College of Fine and Applied Arts. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1991)
    Covers ownership costs, steps in home buying, financing alternatives, the language of loans, loan options, mortgage comparison, and closing. Includes a worksheet for determining your financial worth.

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  • Wysocki, Joseph L. (Small Homes Council-Building Research Council. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1985)
    Provides an extended introduction to the financial issues associated with home ownership, including budgeting outlays, preliminary and extra costs, types of mortgage loans, loan sources, and the process of loan application ...

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  • Nolen, Russell M. (Small Homes Council. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1951)
    Provides an extended introduction to the financial issues associated with home ownership, including budgeting outlays, preliminary and extra costs, types of mortgage loans, loan sources, and the process of loan application ...

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  • Nolen, Russell M.; SHC-BRC Staff (Small Homes Council-Building Research Council. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1969)
    Provides an extended introduction to the financial issues associated with home ownership, including budgeting outlays, preliminary and extra costs, types of mortgage loans, loan sources, and the process of loan application ...

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  • Nolen, Russell M.; SHC-BRC Staff (Small Homes Council-Building Research Council. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1976)
    Provides an extended introduction to the financial issues associated with home ownership, including budgeting outlays, preliminary and extra costs, types of mortgage loans, loan sources, and the process of loan application ...

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