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Keep It Dry - Moisture Control Flaws and Fixes
In our wet climate, keeping a wood frame house dry is crucial to prevent decay, mold and unhappy customers. This popular, highly-rated seminar will shed light on common flaws and fixes in flashing and moisture control sytems.
Lead Certified Renovator Training (RRP)
Contractors are required to be lead-certified for the EPA Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule (RRP). You play an important role in preventing lead poisoning. Are you ready?
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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.
William Richardson
Chancellor's Welcome: Louisiana House -- Home and Landscape Resource Center
Welcome from the LSU AgCenter's chancellor.
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Spray Foam, Unvented Attics, HVAC and Moisture Insights
Slides of a presentation developed to provide insight into the interactions of spray foam insulation, unvented attics, HVAC and moisture in homes -- to achieve high energy-efficiency and comfort without creating moisture problems and health hazards.
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.
LaHouse Team
The LaHouse operations staff, issue leaders, and the professional contractors and consultants involved in its design or construction.
LaHouse: Open House Schedule
LaHouse is open to visitors Monday - Friday and seasonal Saturday Open House dates.
Group tours welcomed.
LaHouse: Open House Schedule
LaHouse is open to walk-in visitors Monday - Friday.
Master Site Plan Unveiled at Site Premier
On November 21, 2000, about 100 supporters and interested stakeholders gathered at the site of the Louisiana House Learning Center (LaHouse) for the Site Premier. LSU AgCenter Chancellor Bill Richardson unveiled the site plan showing what is planned for the fully developed six-acre tract.
Spray Foam, Attics, HVAC and Moisture slide thumbnail
Spray Foam, Unvented Attics, HVAC and Moisture Insights
Slides of a presentation developed to provide insight into the interactions of spray foam insulation, unvented attics, HVAC and moisture in homes -- to achieve high energy-efficiency and comfort without creating moisture problems and health hazards.
Repairing Your Storm Damaged Roof
The most common wind damage from a storm is to roofing, leading to water damage. The good news is that today there are roofing products and methods that can withstand hurricane force winds.
Prevent Further Damage to Your Flooded Home, and Your Health
Important tips and steps to take when returning to a flooded home.
Avoiding Mold Hazards in Your Flooded Home
Steps to prevent mold growth after flooding, and mold clean-up guidelines for do-it-yourselfers.
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Building Your High-Performance Home -- Gulf Region Homeowners Guide
This guide provides details on creating a home that keeps comfort affordable with high energy efficiency; is protected from mold, termites, storms, floods and other hazards; is healthy, safe and convenient for a lifetime; is a smart investment that pays dividends; and protects our environment for future generations. Cost: $15 plus tax and shipping. You can order this 88-page, sprial-bound book through our online store by using the Order Publication link below.
LaHouse
LaHouse Home & Landscape Resource Center: Flood, Wind and Water Resistance Features Used in Building LaHouse
LaHouse is a showcase for best practices and code-plus construction. Its flood- and wind-resistance features meet or exceed the criteria of the Fortified for Safer Living program of the Institute for Business and Home Safety (IBHS). LaHouse showcases multiple solutions across a range of price points, integrating durability with other goals of sustainability: resource efficient, healthy, practical and convenient. (PDF Format Only)
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Insulating Raised Floors in Hot, Humid Climates
This summary of a study of the subfloor moisture levels of south Louisiana, raised-foundation homes with six different insulation systems includes the resulting recommendations – all intended to help homeowners, builders, architects, insulation contractors, home inspectors and others balance energy efficiency, comfort and durability issues.
LaHouse landscaping
The LaHouse Landscape
The grounds of LaHouse include sustainable landscape features.
LaHouse
Make a Contribution to LaHouse and Help Shape the Future
See how you can get involved with LaHouse.
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