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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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In areas likely to flood, water heaters should be elevated at least 1 foot above the base flood elevation (BFE). In seismic areas as well as areas prone to coastal flooding, storm surge, and severe high winds, the water heater should be secured to prevent it from toppling. Elevating a Water Heater...
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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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Guide describing the types of whole-house fans, installation details to reduce energy loss, and how to operate them for comfort and energy savings based on climate zone.
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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.
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Guide describing how to modify an existing window sash for high-efficient windows.
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Information guide providing an overview of winter weather issues for home owners and building science solutions for home builders.