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    • Calibration of the boundary layer wind tunnel : progress report 

      Ryan, C. P.; Berg, R. D.; Brown, G. Z. (Center for Housing Innovation, University of Oregon, 1990-12)
      Since 1989 the U. S. Department of Energy has sponsored a research program organized to improve energy efficiency in industrialized housing. Two research centers share responsibility for the Energy Efficient Industrialized ...
    • CITY FORM: THE CREATION OF COMFORTABLE URBAN MICROCLIMATES 

      Brown, G. Z.; Novitski, B. J.; Kleczynski, H. (Center for Housing Innovation, University of Oregon, 1981)
      This paper describes a method for analyzing the climate of exterior spaces in terms of human thermal comfort. Hypothetical city configurations are compared in two U.S. climate zones.
    • Climate Responsive Earth-Sheltered Buildings 

      Brown, G. Z.; Novitski, B. J. (Center for Housing Innovation, University of Oregon, 1981-03)
      An understanding of the impact of climate on the built environment can lead to the' design of more fuel-efficient buildings. The authors present a methodology for analyzing climate conditions in terms of the architectural ...
    • COMPOSITE INDUSTRIALIZED ENERGY EFFICIENT CONSTRUCTION FOR HOUSING: CASE STUDIES OF RECENT DANISH AND SWEDISH HOUSING PROJECTS AND IMPLICATIONS FOR U.S. MULTI-FAMILY HOUSING 

      Finrow, Jerry V. (Center for Housing Innovation, University of Oregon, 1990)
      The countries of Scandinavia have been on the leading edge of housing design including construction technology for the past 20 years. In Denmark, housing innovation such as the current "co-housing" movement, has been and ...
    • COMPUTER USE IN INDUSTRIALIZED HOUSING SALES, DESIGN AND MANUFACTURING PROCESSES 

      Brown, G. Z.; McDonald, Margot; Meacham, Matt (Center for Housing Innovation, University of Oregon, 1991)
      This paper summarizes a study on the extent of computer use by industrialized housing producers in the U.S., Japan, Sweden and Norway. The study was directed at understanding industrialized housing production and energy ...
    • CONCEPTUAL DESIGN SUB DOMAIN MODEL 

      Brown, G. Z.; McDonald, Margot (Center for Housing Innovation, University of Oregon, 1990-12)
      The Advanced Energy Design and Operation Technologies (AEDOT) Research Project was created to develop a scientific and technical basis for improved energy-related decision making early in the design process and in ways ...
    • Demonstration House Project for: St. Vincent De Paul Society 

      Brown, G. Z.; University of Oregon. Energy Studies in Buildings Laboratory (Center for Housing Innovation, University of Oregon, 1992)
    • DESIGN AND EVALUATION OF ENERGY EFFICIENT MODULAR CLASSROOM STRUCTURES 

      Bernhard, Sarah; Brown, G. Z.; Briscoe, John; Kline, Jeff; Kumar, Pawan; Wang, Zhunqin; Rasmussen, Donald; Rasmussen, Kenneth; Stanard, James (Center for Housing Innovation, University of Oregon, 1996)
      The objective of our investigations was to develop innovations that would enable modular builders to improve the energy performance of their classrooms without increasing their first cost. The Modem Building Systems' classroom ...
    • ENERGY CONSERVING HOUSING FOR THE FEDERAL UNIVERSITY OF TECHNOLOGY YOLA, NIGERIA 

      Brown, G. Z. (Center for Housing Innovation, University of Oregon, 1997-03-18)
      This study was part of a larger campus planning project for the new Federal University of Technology at Yola, Nigeria. Yola, a town of 100,000, is located in eastern Niqeria on the Benue River approximately 300 miles ...
    • ENERGY SCHEMING 1.0 

      Brown, G. Z.; Sekiguchi, Tomoko (Center for Housing Innovation, University of Oregon, 1989)
      This paper describes software for the Apple Macintosh microcomputer that aids architecture students and professionals in incorporating energy considerations in the earliest phase of the design process. The user interface ...
    • Energy, Scheming: . Macintosh Software for Preliminary Design 

      Brown, G. Z.; Sekiguchi, Tomoko (Center for Housing Innovation, University of Oregon, 1991)
      This paper describes software for the Apple Macintosh microcomputer that aids architecture students and professionals in incorporating energy considerations in the earliest phases of the design process. The user interface ...
    • GLOBAL WARMING, COMPUTERIZED DESIGN TOOLS AND INDUSTRIALIZED HOUSING 

      Brown, G. Z. (Center for Housing Innovation, University of Oregon, 1990-11)
      This paper reviews the author's and his associates' current research in the areas of global warming, computerized design tools and industrialized housing. The global warming study for buildings in the United States ...
    • THE HICROCLIMATES AROUND FREE-STANDING BUILDINGS 

      Brown, G. Z.; Novitski, B. J. (Center for Housing Innovation, University of Oregon, 2011)
      This paper describes the methodology and results of a project to study the behavior of the sun and wind in creating more or less favorable microclimates around two suburban building types in two U.S. locations.
    • Impacts of climate change on the energy performance of buildings in the United States 

      Loveland, Joel; Brown, G. Z. (Center for Housing Innovation, University of Oregon, 1996)
      This study uses computer simulation techniques to assess the impacts of climate change on building energy demand. This analysis allows for the characterization of the potential for reducing the energy use of buildings ...
    • Impacts of Climate Change on the Energy Performance of Buildings in the United States 

      Loveland, J. E.; Brown, G. Z. (Center for Housing Innovation, University of Oregon, 1989)
      This study uses computer simulation techniques to assess the impacts of climate change on building energy demand. This analysis allows for the characterization of the potential for reducing the energy use of buildings ...
    • Insideout: Making Environmental Control Systems a Part of Design 

      Brown, G. Z. (Center for Housing Innovation, University of Oregon, 1980)
      The teaching of mechanical and electrical systems in isolation (i e, distinct from design studios), reinforces the notion that technical concerns are narrow, equipment oriented and independent. Broader environmental questions ...
    • An Integrated Environment for Intelligent Energy Design 

      Brambley, Michael R.; Quadrel, Richard W.; Stratton, Rex C.; Brown, G. Z.; Meacham, Matt; Miller, Peter; Pohl, Jens G.; La Porta, John; Snyder, James; Selkowitz, Steven E.; Papamichael, Konstantinos; Bailey, Mark L. (Center for Housing Innovation, University of Oregon, 1992)
      The design of energy-efficient buildings can be aided by intelligent computer tools that can evaluate design solutions and make recommendations for improving the buildings' energy performance. Such tools can be very ...
    • Integrating an energy evaluation module with a CAD program : a feasibility study 

      Meacham, Matthew A. (Matthew Andy), 1959-; Brown, G. Z. (Center for Housing Innovation, University of Oregon, 1991-12)
      The U.S. housing industry appears to be on the brink of extensive computerization as a result of competitive pressures within the U.S.A., and from Europe and Japan. The Japanese lead the U.S. in computerizing the sales ...
    • A Macintosh Design Studio 

      Brown, G. Z.; Novitski, B. J. (Center for Housing Innovation, University of Oregon, 1988)
      During the past year at the University of Oregon, we have conducted an experimental design studio in which each student had an Apple Macintosh SE microcomputer on his or her studio desk. Each term we experimented with a ...
    • A METHOD FOR ANALYSING CLIMATE IN TERMS OF ARCHITECTURAL RESPONSES 

      Brown, G. Z.; Novitski, B. J. (2011-01-21)
      We have developed computer-aided techniques for analysing climates in terms of the combined effects of insulation, air temperature, wind speed, and relative humidity and have linked these to specific architectural ...