Interior finishes and furnishings

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.

Acoustic, cellulose ceiling coating

Experience the Lahouse via virtual tour

Cellulose is a ceiling coating made primarily of recycled paper and has been used to insulate homes for many decades because of how well it insulates. Cellulose is incredibly heat resistant and is treated with many fire-retardant chemicals to keep the home safe. It is also resistant to mold and mildew.

Paperless drywall on ICF (flood hardy)

The primary benefit of paperless drywall is its resistance to mold and water damage compared to typical drywall, which often leads to many mold problems.

Low VOC paint

Low VOC paint is a healthier option for the home as it off-gasses significantly less levels of volatile organic compounds, which can hurt your home’s air quality and irritate the respiratory system, especially in young children.

10/24/2022 8:32:49 PM
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