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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.
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This exhaust fan is designed to be almost silent compared to other models. Because exhaust fans are often very loud, many people rarely use them during and after they shower, which can lead to mold and moisture issues in the bathroom.
It’s best practice to run an exhaust fan while showering and for about 10 minutes after to ensure all the moist air is removed. Preventing mold growth is necessary for a healthy home as mold is difficult to remove and can lead to many respiratory problems.
This exhaust fan also has a timer that you can set and forget the fan. Running the exhaust fan for too long is inefficient because after the moist air is taken in, it begins to take the air you have paid to treat outside the home. Because it is so quiet, the timer ensures it is not left on for too long.
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