Browse Circular Series - Building Research Council by Title

  • Harper, G.W.; Florio, A.E.; Stafford, G.T. (Small Homes Council-Building Research Council. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1958)
    Describes architectural design principles in terms of their reduction of the number of potential household hazards.

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  • Jedele, Donald G. (Small Homes Council-Building Research Council. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1985)
    How heat pumps work; includes air-to-air, water-to-air, and ground source. Can help you decide whether or not to switch to a heat pump for heating and cooling.

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  • Brotherson, Donald E. (Small Homes Council-Building Research Council. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1971)
    Helps define your home heating needs that will lead to smart energy and heating decision-making. Shows how different types of heating systems work, how much they cost to operate, and things to do to maintain them.

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  • Brotherson, Donald E. (Small Homes Council-Building Research Council. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1976)
    Helps define your home heating needs that will lead to smart energy and heating decision-making. Shows how different types of heating systems work, how much they cost to operate, and things to do to maintain them.

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  • Rose, William B.; 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)
    Helps define your home heating needs that will lead to smart energy and heating decision-making. Shows how different types of heating systems work, how much they cost to operate, and things to do to maintain them.

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  • Spies, Henry R.; Konzo, Seichi (Small Homes Council-Building Research Council. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1989)
    Helps define your home heating needs that will lead to smart energy and heating decision-making. Shows how different types of heating systems work, how much they cost to operate, and things to do to maintain them.

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  • Harris, Warren Skinner; Konzo, Seichi; Roose, R.W. (Small Homes Council-Building Research Council. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1951)
    Helps define your home heating needs that will lead to smart energy and heating decision-making. Shows how different types of heating systems work, how much they cost to operate, and things to do to maintain them.

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  • Harris, Warren Skinner; Konzo, Seichi; Roose, R.W. (Small Homes Council-Building Research Council. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1961)
    Helps define your home heating needs that will lead to smart energy and heating decision-making. Shows how different types of heating systems work, how much they cost to operate, and things to do to maintain them.

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  • Lendrum, James T.; Konzo, Seichi; Harris, Warren Skinner; Lindsay, D.B.; Doolittle, W.F. (Small Homes Council-Building Research Council. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1945)
    Helps define your home heating needs that will lead to smart energy and heating decision-making. Shows how different types of heating systems work, how much they cost to operate, and things to do to maintain them.

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  • Stortzum, James T.; Rose, William B. (Building Research Council. School of Architecture. College of Fine and Applied Arts. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1990)
    Describes the professionals you'll work with when you build or remodel, and explains the basic business dealings you'll have with them. These professionals include architects, interior designers, kitchen and bath designers, ...

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  • (Small Homes Council-Building Research Council. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1989)
    Provides a suggested checklist for long-term household maintenance to facilitate recordkeeping.

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  • Jones, Rudard A. (Small Homes Council-Building Research Council. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1949)
    The four houses shown in this circular demonstrate planning principles for homes which are to be heated by coal or coke. Information regarding working drawings for these houses may be secured from the Small Homes Council ...

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  • McCollough, Helen E. (Small Homes Council-Building Research Council. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1953)
    This circular is based on a study of storage requirements for various kinds of household articles which the University of Illinois Department of Home Economics conducted. The study provides basic facts on measurement, ...

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  • (Small Homes Council-Building Research Council. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2006)
    Brings together many of the publications of the Small Homes Council - Building Research Council concerning housing.

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  • Shick, Wayne L.; Jones, Rudard A. (Small Homes Council-Building Research Council. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1976)
    The increasing scarcity of fuels makes it imperativeto include more energy conservation features in our housing. This circular describes the design, construction, and predicted performance of a house that uses approximately ...

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  • Shick, Wayne L.; Jones, Rudard A.; McCulley, Michael T. (Small Homes Council-Building Research Council. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1981)
    Superinsulated construction techniques that can be adapted to any architectural style. The Lo-Cal house has double-wall 2 x 4 walls, extra insulation, passive solar design, and low energy bills.

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  • Kapple, William H. (Small Homes Council-Building Research Council. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1975)
    How to create storage in unused space.

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  • MacDonald, Marylee (Small Homes Council-Building Research Council. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1988)
    Describes major problem areas in homes and describes major and minor repairs. The inspection checklist will help buyers remember what to look for while making their inspection.

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  • MacDonald, Marylee; Brotherson, Don; Geier-Wilson, Rose (Building Research Council. School of Architecture. College of Fine and Applied Arts. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2002)
    Provides information about the different areas of a house that should be inspected. Checklist included to help check various elements of the home.

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  • Barker, Greg A.; MacDonald, Marylee (Small Homes Council-Building Research Council. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1986)
    Provides information on various kinds of insulation materials for use in home construction.

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