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Spring Saturday Open House
Mark your calendar for the LaHouse Spring Saturday Open on April 26 from 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 a.m. with a special focus on keeping your home cool, dry and termite-free.

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.
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 by 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.
Repairing Your Storm Damaged Roof
The most common wind damage from a storm is to roofing, leading to water damage. The good news is that today there are roofing products and methods that can withstand hurricane force winds.