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This guide describes home stationary battery storage and associated electric panel and equipment needed to safely supply electricity during a blackout. As homes become increasingly reliant on electricity for cooking, water heating, and space conditioning, a blackout becomes more disruptive. These...
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Guide describing how to install a radon mitigation fan with various types of house foundations.
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Guide describing ways builders can block off entry points and otherwise make homes inhospitable to all manner of pests.
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Guide describing how to install energy efficient refrigerators in new and exisitng homes.
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Guide describing removal of construction debris from flex ducts and protection of ducts and HVAC equipment during construction to keep them free of dust and debris.
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Guide describing requirements for sheathing and sealing the roof decking in accordance with the requirements of the IBHS Fortified Home Program's Hurricane and High Wind Standards, and other roofing considerations to increase the roof's disaster resistance.
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Guide describing designs and construction retrofits for roof assemblies to resist pressures at roof edges during high-wind events.
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Guide describing options for providing access to the roof via openable skylights, dormer windows, or roof hatches, for occupants of homes in areas prone to severe flooding.
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Guide describing the installation of roof vents that are resistant to damage from high winds and entry of wind-borne rain, wildfire embers, or pests.
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Guide describing how to install WaterSense® labeled showerheads.
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Guide describing how to insulate slabs on grade in climate zones 4 and higher.
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Guide describing use of smart power strips (i.e., Tier 1, master-slave, load-sensing advanced power strips) for miscellaneous electric loads such as entertainment centers and computer stations.
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This measure guide describes the need to install a plumbing and wiring chase for a future solar hot water installation.
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This information guide describes the need to install a solar bypass valve on the existing hot water tank for a future solar hot water system installation.