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    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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.
    • An Approach to Teaching Calculation Procedures for Passive Design 

      Brown, G. Z.; Ubbelohde, M. Susan; Reynolds, John S. (Center for Housing Innovation, University of Oregon, 1981)
      This paper describes the development, testing and revision of a workbook, Passive Procedures for Daylighting, Passive Solar Heating and Cooling", which emphasize the integration of a set of calculation procedures with ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • Teaching Energy in Design: A Matter of Attitude, Circumstance and Style 

      Brown, G. Z. (Center for Housing Innovation, University of Oregon, 1983)
    • 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 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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. ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...
    • 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 ...