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After the Flood - There's Hope

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September 01, 2004

Homes that are damaged by flooding can be repaired and made more durable. [continue reading]

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Are You Getting into Hot Water?

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September 01, 2003

We've come a long way in making hot water more efficiently. The next place to cut waste is in the distribution systems. [continue reading]

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Hey, Where's the Hot Water?

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September 01, 2004

In many ways, new homes may be experiencing the best of times. But for their hot water distribution systems it can be the worst of times. [continue reading]

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Rebuilding Your Flood-Damaged Home

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June 08, 2006

Testing and first-hand observation provide the best available information about how to rebuild. [continue reading]

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A Home with Family Values

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July 01, 2002

Oak Ridge National Laboratory and Tuskegee University strike a balance between energy efficiency and affordability. [continue reading]

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Flood Testing Gets a Reality Check

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July 01, 2006

Although the structural damage to a home from flooding cannot always be prepared for, the use of flood-resistant materials can minimize the cost of rebuilding. [continue reading]

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Revisiting New Orleans - A Photo Essay

Author: Robert Wendt
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June 27, 2006

As this NASA photo shows, after Katrina most of New Orleans suffered from extensive flooding. Two investigative trips led to worthwhile lessons. [continue reading]

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New Wall System Keeps the Lead Out and the Heat In

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November 01, 1997

The presence of lead-based paint in older multifamily housing is a major public health concern. Dealing with these lead hazards offers opportunities for improving not only the health of the occupants but also the energy performance of the units. [continue reading]

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