Protected Energy Star Window

Carol Friedland, Kleinpeter, Shelly

LaHouse is a display of high-performance building practices to create more sustainable, resilient and healthy homes in the gulf region. The research-based facility is located on LSU's Baton Rouge campus and displays home-building techniques and solutions for Louisiana's unique climate. LaHouse is open weekdays from 10 am to 4:30 p.m. for self-guided tours or can be toured completely virtually.

Low-E insulated vinyl frame

Experience the Lahouse via virtual tour

The window above the shower is a Low-E, vinyl frame awning window.

Awning windows are more energy efficient because there is only one seal. This means that when properly closed, the window seals completely to prevent outdoor air from coming inside.

Hurricane shutter, metal, secure closure

This Bahama style shutter offers both aesthetic value and functionality. Unlike many traditional shutters on homes, this is a functional hurricane shutter that can be easily closed and secured before a storm to protect the window from the impact of flying debris.

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