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Worth a Visit: Sites Off-PATH
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Get comfortable, there's a lot of resources to help you quench your thirst for knowledge.
Healthy Homes Links
Center for Healthy Housing's Recommendations for Healthy Housing (pdf)
EPA's Indoor Air Quality in Homes
EPA's Mold Guide
HUD's Help Yourself to a Healthy Home
Home Safety Council's Home Safety Checklist
Electrical Safety Foundation's Indoor Electrical Safety Checklist
Green Building Links
The Costs and Financial Benefits of Green Buildings: This report, commissioned by the State of California, examines the financial implications of building green. They conclude that green features will pay back over 10 times their cost premium over 20 years.
Energy Efficiency Links
A Consumer's Guide to Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy: This Department of Energy site recommends ways that you can design energy efficiency into your home.
Quality Building / Whole-House Design
Building America is a Department of Energy program dedicated to improving the energy-efficiency of new and existing homes. They have built more than 30,000 homes, and frequently publish practical lessons from their hands-on experience.
House Design Recommendations by Climate: Written for Building America by the Building Science Corporation, these recommendations take the above Best Practices Guides to the next level.
Content updated on 5/18/2009
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