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Solar Power for Your Home: A Consumer's Guide
Are you thinking about adding a solar energy system to your home to generate electricity? If so, this consumer guide will help you explore various options, ask important questions and make a well-informed decision. (PDF Format Only)
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LaHouse Resource Center
A research-based showcase of solutions and educational programs to help you shape the future with homes that offer MORE benefits with LESS ....
My House Family
My House, My Home
Whenever you build, remodel or buy a home, you have the power of choice. Use this science-based guide to take control of your investment and enjoy a high-performance home that offers so much more than shelter and style alone.
LaHouse Location
Location & Directions - LaHouse Resource Center
LaHouse Resource Center is located at the southwest edge of the LSU campus in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. It is on Gourrier Lane, between Nicholson Drive and River Road, across from Alex Box Baseball Stadium and adjacent the LSU golf course.
LaHouse Location
Location - Louisiana House Home & Landscape Resource Center
LaHouse Resource Center is located at the southwest edge of the LSU campus in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. It is on Gourrier Lane, between Nicholson Drive and River Road, across from Alex Box Baseball Stadium and adjacent the LSU golf course.
DET and HVAC certified verifiers
List of Southface-LaHouse Certified Duct and Envelop Testing (DET) Verifiers and those who also completed HVAC for High Performance course.
LaHouse Key Allies
the key allies are essential to achieving the project goals.
Checklist for Termite Resistance
Use this checklist to explore and select features and components of a sustainable house in Louisiana.
Group tours welcomed.
LaHouse Weekday and Sat. Open House Schedules
LaHouse is open to walk-in visitors Monday - Friday.
LaHouse Drawing
LaHouse Rendering - Summer 2007
Rendering of LaHouse, Summer 2007
Leak testing HVAC system
HVAC for Home Performance workshop
As the energy-efficiency bar rises, the margin for error shrinks. Join this 3-day workshop to gain expertise in building science concepts that are key to prevent, diagnose and solve problems. You’ll learn best practice methods for HVAC design and crucial air sealing techniques to achieve the 2009 IRC energy code duct tightness provisions. This course also includes Duct and Envelope Tightness (DET) verifier training and certification.
Find a Lead-Safe Certified Contractor
Lead Certified Renovator Training (RRP)
Contractors are required to be lead-certified every 5 years for the EPA Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule (RRP). You play an important role in preventing lead poisoning.
Duct leakage test equipment
Duct and Envelope Testing (DET) Verifier certification class
This two-day course is designed to introduce the skills necessary to become a Southface Energy Institute certified Duct and Envelope Tightness (DET) Verifier qualified to perform the diagnostic testing required for new homes by the 2009 and 2012 residential energy codes. LaHouse Resource Center is an authorized provider of the Southface training, exam and certification.
Claudette Hanks Reichel
LaHouse Team
The LaHouse operations staff, issue leaders, and the professional contractors and consultants involved in its design or construction.
moldy home
Mold Control and Remediation Training
24-hour course provides information, building science insights and methods for safe and effective mold removal and control in buildings.
Find High Performance Home Professionals
List of professionals who have earned the Gulf Region High Performance Home Professional designation.
aerial la house
Photo Gallery - Building LaHouse Resource Center
Browse this photo gallery to see LaHouse under construction, highlighting special features, products and techniques used.
lead screening
You Can Prevent Lead Poisoning
Lead poisoning is very common. Millions of all ages are affected every year. What is lead and how is it used? Where is lead found? How can my child get lead poisoning? Why is lead poisoning so dangerous? Should my child be tested for lead? Find these answers and more in this free publication. (PDF format only)
Formosan Subterranean Temite Damage and Detection
Formosan Subterranean Termite Damage and Detection
Most people are aware of the damage fire and severe weather can do to their homes, but many overlook the threat of termites. Photos of termite damage and signs of termite infestation are included in this publication, which covers Formosan subterranean termites and other subterranean termites.
LaHouse Key Contributors
List of donors to LaHouse project.
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