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    • 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 ...
    • Methods of commercializing energy scheming in the BPA region 

      Donaldson, S. A.; Brown, G. Z. (Center for Housing Innovation, University of Oregon, 1991-12)
      This report presents an analysis of the costs and benefits of two methods of commercializing Energy Scheming 1.0: • production and distribution by the University of Oregon, and • production and distribution by an ...
    • MULTIYEAR RESEARCH PLAN ENERGY EFFICIENT INDUSTRIALIZED HOUSING 

      Brown, G. Z.; Berg, Rudy; Corner, Don; Finrow, Jerry; Kellett, Ron; Kirsch, Patti; McDonald, Margot; McGinn, Barry; Sekiguchi, Tomoko; Fairey, Philip; Chandra, Subrato; Swart, William; Roland, Jim; Maxwell, Larry (Center for Housing Innovation, University of Oregon, 1989-06)
      The research program, under the guidance of a steering committee composed of industry and government representatives, focuses on three interdependent concerns -- energy conservation, industrial process, and housing design. ...
    • PASSIVE DESIGN IMPLICATIONS DERIVED FROM CLIMATE ANALYSIS FOR VARIOUS LOCATIONS 

      Brown, G. Z.; Novitski, B. J. (Center for Housing Innovation, University of Oregon, 1980-10)
      In earlier work, we have developed methods of describing climate in terms of the interactive effects of insulation, air temperature, wind speed, and relative humidity. By characterizing their effects in terms of the ...
    • Performance Specifications for the Design and Manufacture of Energy Efficient Housing in the 21st Century 

      Brown, G. Z.; Kellett, Ronald; DeKay, Mark; Muller, Brook; Peting, Donald (Center for Housing Innovation, University of Oregon, 1992)
      This paper reports on work in progress in 'Design for Energy Efficiency', one of fifteen task areas of the U.S. Department of Energy sponsored Energy Efficient Industrialized Housing research program. In this task, ...
    • Review of exemplary sales procedures used by U.S. industrialized housing manufacturers 

      Hulse, David (David W.); Brown, G. Z. (Center for Housing Innovation, University of Oregon, 1991-11)
      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 ...
    • A Sunlight Design Tool 

      Brown, G. Z.; Wood, D. J.; Brown, A. G. P. (Center for Housing Innovation, University of Oregon, 1989)
      Computer-based techniques for Environmental design tend to be analytical. They are aimed at the Engineer who takes a previously designed building and then analyses the environmental performance of the building so as to ...
    • Teaching Energy in Design: A Matter of Attitude, Circumstance and Style 

      Brown, G. Z. (Center for Housing Innovation, University of Oregon, 1983)
    • WALTON HALL ENERGY ANALYSIS AND CONSERVATION RECOMMENDATIONS 

      Brown, G. Z.; Novitski, B. J. (Center for Housing Innovation, University of Oregon, 1982-06)
      This report describes the results of an energy use study done on Smith and Sweetser Halls, two residence halls in the Walton Complex, on the University of Oregon campus. It recommends conservation measures in the areas ...