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This video shows fun and productive ways to find potential hazards in your home and easy ways to fix them.
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LSU AgCenter
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LSU AgCenter
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Video from LSU AgCenter explaining why and how some homeowners are elevating their homes above the Base Flood Elevation (BFE) to mitigate damage during flooding.
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Home Innovation Research Labs
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Home Innovation Research Labs
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Video from Home Innovation Research Labs on how to comply with IRC ventilation requirements in closed crawlspaces.
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Houston Public Media
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Houston Public Media
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Video from Houston Public Media explaining the process of raising homes in Houston to avoid flooding from another natural disaster like Hurricane Harvey.
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Flood Ready - A-Z Flood Protection Services (Backwater Valves,
Sump Pumps,
Maintenance)
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Flood Ready - A-Z Flood Protection Services
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Short animation from A-Z Flood Protection Services showing how backwater valves act as an intermediary between a residence and the city sewer and how they can prevent residential flooding during a disaster.
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National Fire Protection Association
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NFPA
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Video from National Fire Protection Association dispelling myths about how wildfires usually ignite structures and explaining how fires typically do burn structures.
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CBC News
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CBC News
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Video from CBC News on long-term solutions for building homes for hot weather, including using radiant cooling and energy efficient windows.
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Home Innovation Research Labs
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Home Innovation Research Labs
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Video from Home Innovation Research Labs on how to properly build a moisture-free closed crawlspace in climate zones 3A and 4A with climate-specific information to ensure energy efficiency, comfort, and durability.
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This video briefly describes various ways one can be notified of emergency alerts specifically for Washington, but the tips are applicable elsewhere.
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Advanced Energy
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Advanced Energy
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Brian Coble, Director of High Performance Homes for Advanced Energy provides best practices on "Proper Installation of Insulation" as he walks viewers through an ENERGY STAR Home and points out every area of a home that must be insulated to meet RESNET Grade 1 Insulation Installation Requirements...
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Advanced Energy
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Advanced Energy
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Brian Coble, Director of High Performance Homes for Advanced Energy provides best practices on "Proper Installation of Insulation" as he walks viewers through an ENERGY STAR Home and points out every area of a home that must be insulated to meet RESNET Grade 1 Insulation Installation Requirements...
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Advanced Energy
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Advanced Energy
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Brian Coble, Director of High Performance Homes for Advanced Energy provides best practices on "Proper Installation of Insulation" as he walks viewers through an ENERGY STAR Home and points out every area of a home that must be insulated to meet RESNET Grade 1 Insulation Installation Requirements...
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Guertin Mike
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Fine Homebuilding Magazine
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Video presentation describing how to install water-resistant under-deck drainage systems to protect roofs and homes during high wind and moisture disaster events.
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This Old House
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This Old House
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This Old House general contractor Tom Silva shows how to warm up a chilly concrete wall.
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Washington Department of Ecology
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Washington Department of Ecology
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This video shows home owners how to operate their wood stoves more efficiently to get more heat with up to one-third less wood.
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International Association of Certified Home Inspectors
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InterNACHI
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Video from the International Association of Certified Home Inspectors on how to inspect your home for wind resistance, including door and window impact ratings.
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Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District
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MMSD
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Video from Milwaukee Metropolitan Sewerage District on properly grading the site surrounding a home to control erosion.
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Cold Climate Housing Research Center
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CCHRC
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Video from Cold Climate Housing Research Center on complete wall system construction guidelines in cold climates. Part 1 of 2.
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Cold Climate Housing Research Center
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CCHRC
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Video from Cold Climate Housing Research Center on complete wall system construction guidelines in cold climates. Part 2 of 2.
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FLASH Strong Home
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FLASH
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Video showing how to create a continuous load path using hurricane straps and anchor bolts to comply with FLASH Strong Home practices.
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Video presentation describing wood framing design to withstand extreme forces from severe weather.
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Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety
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IBHS
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Videos showing two full-scale, two-story, 1,300-square-foot houses that were placed next to each other in the IBHS test chamber—one built using conventional construction standards common in the Midwest and one built to IBHS’ FORTIFIED code-plus standards. Both were subjected to the same severe high...