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Guide describing how to install WaterSense® labeled showerheads.
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Guide describing steps that builders can take to reduce the likelihood of standing water and localized flooding around the foundation of a home during rainy conditions, with links to several full guides providing detailed instructions for improving water management in new and existing homes.
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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.
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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 either 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.