Browse College of Fine and Applied Arts by Contributor "Peterson, Selah D."

  • 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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  • 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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  • MacDonald, Marylee (Building Research Council. School of Architecture. College of Fine and Applied Arts. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2004)
    Shows how plaster is applied to wood, metal, and gypsum lath. Describes causes and repairs for cracked plaster, including the use of veneer plaster.

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  • Ouzts, Karen B. (Building Research Council. School of Architecture. College of Fine and Applied Arts. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2004)
    Helps plan the installation or to update the water supply system, the fixtures, and the drainage system in your house.

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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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