Community Rebuilding Expo - Vermilion Parish

Lucile Guidry, Skinner, Patricia, Attaway, Denise  |  1/18/2009 3:55:36 AM

Abbeville High School
1305 Wildcat Drive
Abbeville, LA

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Presentations and demonstrations will be offered throughout the day. Topics on the preliminary program include:

  • Choosing Wall and Attic Insulation  
  • Roofing to Resist Wind and Rain Damage
  • Choosing Efficient and Comfortable Home Environment Systems
  • To Tank or Not To Tank (discussion of water heaters)
  • Practical & Attainable Green Enhancements
  • Protecting Homes from Shallow Flooding
  • Storm Surge Basics and Visualizing Risks
  • Elevating an Existing Home
  • State and federal programs for funding elevation
  • Building on Raised Floor Foundations
  • LSU AgCenter rebuilding resources, Registry and LaHouse

This expo is being produced by the LSU AgCenter in cooperation with the Vermilion Parish Police Jury and its floodplain and emergency management offices. Other state, federal and non-profit agencies are participating.

For more information, contact the LSU AgCenter Vermilion Parish Office at (337) 898-4335, or Lucile Guidry at (337) 654-2499.

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