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Mold Control and Remediation Training
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24-hour course provides information, building science insights and methods for safe and effective mold removal and control in buildings.

Lead Certified Renovator Training (RRP)
Contractors are required to be lead-certified for the EPA Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule (RRP). You play an important role in preventing lead poisoning. Are you ready?

LaHouse Resource Center
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A research-based showcase of solutions and educational programs to help you shape the future with homes that offer MORE benefits with LESS ....

My House, My Home
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Whenever you build, remodel or buy a home, you have the power of choice. Use this science-based guide to take control of your investment and enjoy a high-performance home that offers so much more than shelter and style alone.

Spray Foam, Unvented Attics, HVAC and Moisture Insights [Image: Spray Foam, Attics, HVAC and Moisture slide thumbnail]
Slides of a presentation developed to provide insight into the interactions of spray foam insulation, unvented attics, HVAC and moisture in homes -- to achieve high energy-efficiency and comfort without creating moisture problems and health hazards.
Keep It Dry - Moisture Control Flaws and Fixes [Image: window flashing]
In our wet climate, keeping a wood frame house dry is crucial to prevent decay, mold and unhappy customers. This popular, highly-rated seminar will shed light on common flaws and fixes in flashing and moisture control sytems.
Be Aware of Your Indoor Air [Image: indoor air pollution]
Did you know the air inside buildings is nearly always more polluted than outside air? Learn the types of indoor air pollution and what you can do. (PDF Format Only)
Insulating Raised Floors in Hot, Humid Climates [Image: insulating raised floors]
This summary of a study of the subfloor moisture levels of south Louisiana, raised-foundation homes with six different insulation systems includes the resulting recommendations – all intended to help homeowners, builders, architects, insulation contractors, home inspectors and others balance energy efficiency, comfort and durability issues.
LaHouse Home & Landscape Resource Center: Flood, Wind and Water Resistance Features Used in Building LaHouse [Image: LaHouse]
LaHouse is a showcase for best practices and code-plus construction. Its flood- and wind-resistance features meet or exceed the criteria of the Fortified for Safer Living program of the Institute for Business and Home Safety (IBHS). LaHouse showcases multiple solutions across a range of price points, integrating durability with other goals of sustainability: resource efficient, healthy, practical and convenient. (PDF Format Only)
Building Your High-Performance Home -- Gulf Region Homeowners Guide [Image: building]
This guide provides details on creating a home that keeps comfort affordable with high energy efficiency; is protected from mold, termites, storms, floods and other hazards; is healthy, safe and convenient for a lifetime; is a smart investment that pays dividends; and protects our environment for future generations. Cost: $15 plus tax and shipping. You can order this 88-page, sprial-bound book through our online store by using the Order Publication link below.
The LaHouse Landscape [Image: LaHouse landscaping]
The grounds of LaHouse include sustainable landscape features.
LaHouse Storm Shelter [Image: Storm shelter framing separate from house framing]
Construction components of the low-cost, impact-resistant storm shelter exhibited in the LaHouse master bedroom closet.
Prevent Further Damage to Your Flooded Home, and Your Health
Important tips and steps to take when returning to a flooded home.
Avoiding Mold Hazards in Your Flooded Home
Steps to prevent mold growth after flooding, and mold clean-up guidelines for do-it-yourselfers.