Categorical table of LaHouse Products and Services, listing donor sources, the specific items or services and their location in LaHouse.
(05/27/22) BATON ROUGE, La. — Today in the United States, people spend close to 90% of their time indoors.
Contractors are required to maintain Lead-Safe certification for the EPA Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule (RRP). You play an important role in preventing lead poisoning!
List of Southface-LaHouse Certified Duct and Envelop Testing (DET) Verifiers and those who also completed HVAC for High Performance course.
Become a certified Duct and Envelope Tightness (DET) Verifier qualified to perform the diagnostic testing required for new homes.
The LaHouse address, phone number, staff, issue leaders, and the professional contractors and consultants involved in its original design or construction.
These links lead to a plethora of information on the latest construction technology.
As the energy-efficiency bar rises, the margin for error shrinks. Join this 3-day workshop to gain expertise in building science concepts that are key to prevent, diagnose and solve problems. You’ll learn best practice methods for HVAC design and crucial air sealing techniques to achieve the 2009 IRC energy code duct tightness provisions. This course also includes Duct and Envelope Tightness (DET) verifier training and certification.
Brief overview of the evolved and planned purpose, vision, focus and goals of the LaHouse program.
A resilient home can be quickly restored at minimal cost to a healthy, comfortable home after a disaster. Take control with these resilient home improvements.
Understanding the main sources of heat gain in your home is the key to choosing the best ways to cut summer utility bills while staying cool and comfortable.
List of donors to LaHouse project.
Seminar and tour about common causes of moisture problems and best practices in home construction to keep it dry.
3-day course provides building science insights and methods for safe and effective mold removal and control in buildings.
Unfortunately, hurricane season does not end with the busy start of school each fall. There are LSU Ag Center on-line resources available to aid you in planning and preparing your family.
Steps to take to file an insurance claim following a disaster.
The flood insurance policy provides limited coverage for expenses you incur trying to protect insured property from flood damage.
Giving your baby a good beginning is important in helping him or her mature and properly develop
Protecting the window openings of a house is probably one of the most important steps a person can take to protect their family and belongings. When a hurricane hits, high winds and pounding rains are the result. High winds can cause objects such as roof tiles, branches, garbage cans and so on to become projectiles. When this happens, the outer envelope – the separation between the interior and the exterior environments of a building is at risk.
Learn how to inspect and treat your home for Formosan subterranean termites.
If you protect a building with a floodwall, sealant, plastic wrap or any other barrier, you will need to pump water during floods.
You can keep shallow flood water out of a slab-on-grade home using plastic sheeting supported by the wall of the building or on special stands away from the wall. This is an emergency protection measure that is more effective than using sandbags, but does require advance preparation.
Healthy Beginnings for Your Baby is a 6 part series of classes provided for pregnant women or parents of infants.
Use this checklist to explore features and components of a sustainable Louisiana house.
The goal is safe and independent living for just about anyone.
Biological air pollutants affect the health of more people than any other indoor pollutant...
The grounds of LaHouse include sustainable landscape features.
A flood-damaged building requires special attention to avoid or correct a mold population explosion.
This fact sheet has frequently asked questions about heartworm disease in dogs.
Sandbags can be used to fill gaps in a permanent flood protection system, to raise an existing levee or to build a complete emergency levee.This publication contains information on filling and stacking sandbags and on using them for short walls and full levees.
A floodwall is a self-supporting barrier to floodwater. It may look like a garden wall or privacy fence, but it has more internal reinforcing and a more substantial foundation. This heavier construction keeps the wall from tipping or sliding. The foundation also blocks seepage of water under the wall. This publication includes information on the cost, considerations and construction of floodwalls.
When you return to your home, make sure you assess all food and food preparation areas and equipment carefully.
Disinfecting a well can sometimes be done by the well owner; however, for some wells it can be difficult to get the disinfectant into the well or other parts of the system that need disinfecting. If professional help is not available for cleaning the well, follow these procedures.