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Guide describing sprinkler irrigation landscape watering practices for water efficiency.
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Guide describing how to create a fully aligned air barrier behind a staircase.
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This measure guides describes how to install structural insulated panels to block excessive heat loss and gain though structural framing.
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Guide describing the need for covers on sump pumps in the basement or crawlspace of a home.
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Guide describing how to hang ducts with supporting straps or saddles to adequately support ducts so they do not sag and are not pinched or compressed in a manner that would cause damage to the ducts, the duct insulation, or the duct air barrier covering.
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Guide describing how to install transfer grilles in bedroom walls to balance air pressures between rooms and to enable stale air to return to a central heating system's air handler for reconditioning even when room doors are closed.
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Guide describing how to undercut the doors in bedroom walls to balance air pressures between rooms and to enable stale air to return to a central heating system's air handler for reconditioning even when room doors are closed.
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Guide describing methods for insulating an unvented crawlspace or conditioned basement with rigid foam on the interior side of the walls to provide an insulated space for HVAC equipment.
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Guide describing options for designing and locating the thermal boundary at the attic floor or along the roof line in new and existing homes.
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Guide describing how to install ventilation air inlets in open locations at a safe distance from potential air contamination sources.
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Guide describing how to install a radon-mitigating vertical ventilation pipe in existing homes with various types of house foundations.
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This guide describes how to install a rigid air barrier to separate the porch attic from the conditioned space.
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Guide describing how to determine an efficient and effective water softener.
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Guide describing how to design a water-efficient landscape that will minimize the need for supplemental water by using the WaterSense® Water Budget Tool.
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Guide describing additional requirements for HVAC systems in warm-humid climates to operate in a dehumidification mode to maintain indoor relative humidity at or below 60 percent.
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Overview guide describing wildfire risks and construction strategies to increase the wildfire resistance of homes located in wildland urban interface areas.
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Guide describing wind washing and how to prevent it.