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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.
House and Landscape Designers Selected
On Novermber 10, 2000, Remson-Haley Architects (RHA) has been selected to design the Louisiana House and produce a master plan for development of the six-acre site.
Avoiding Mold Hazards in Your Flooded Home
Steps to prevent mold growth after flooding, and mold clean-up guidelines for do-it-yourselfers.
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.
stud to plate
Wind-resistant Walls
Build for Wall Strength....
flashing
Drain the Rain on the Plane
Create a continuous drainage plane to keep moisture moving away properly.
Dedicate a Room in Louisiana House
Charter Diamond, Platinum and Gold Key Contributors to LaHouse capital campaign may select and permanently dedicate a room or feature as an exclusive recognition opportunity (while available).
sun paths
Design for the Climate
In the Gulf Region, this means reducing summer heat gain....
sealed foam sheathing
Tight Construction for a Continuous Air Barrier
Homes should create a continuous air barrier system that surrounds all conditioned space...
From Vision to Reality
News about LaHouse Ribbon Cutting, post-storm accomplishments and what's next.
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.
radiant heat barriers
Insulation Systems with Good "Whole Wall" R-Values
The higher the R-value, the greater the insulating ability...
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.
Efficient Cooling and Heating in a Hot, Humid Climate
ENERGYSTAR labels are more efficient and cost effective...
AAC
Building Systems -- High-performance Options
Building systems that integrate the five criteria for Gulf Region conditions.
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.
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.
Your Energy Efficient Home Checklist
Use this checklist to explore components and features of your sustainable Louisiana house.
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