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Publication ECMAScript program Air-to-Air Heat Exchangers For Healthier Energy-efficient Homes
To reduce heating and cooling costs, builders have used better construction techniques and materials to greatly reduce air leaks into and out of a home. While a “tight” home will reduce the costs of heating and cooling, it also will trap water vapor and harmful particles in the home.
Located in Energy
Publication Chain Saw Safety: No Tricks
It is very important to become familiar with the recommended safe operational procedures before attempting to work with a chain saw. A safe way to prepare yourself for operating a chain saw is to read the operator’s manual and obtain training from someone who is experienced with chain saws.
Located in Home & Farm
Publication text/texmacs Drinking Water Quality: Testing and Interpreting Your Results
This publication will help people test private drinking water supplies and interpret results.
Located in Environment & Natural Resources
Publication ECMAScript program Electric Backup Sump Pumps for Houses
Interest in electric backup sump pumps is increasing. They reduce the worry of coming home to a wet basement after a flooding and large rain event. This publication is meant to help people make informed choices when installing or renovating a backup sump pump.
Located in Home & Farm
Publication Flood Recovery: Dealing with Continuing Basement Seepage
A water table above the basement floor causes water to continually seek ways to enter the basement. This publication touches on what happens when that occurs and what can be done to prevent it from happening.
Located in Disasters
Publication Flood Recovery: Dry Out Before Rebuilding
Wood submerged in water will absorb a large amount of water. Rebuilding too quickly after a flood can cause continuing problems such as mold growth, insect infestations and deterioration of the wood and wall coverings.
Located in Disasters
Publication MIDI audio Germ Defense Pyramid
This publication provides timetables and solution recommendations for cleaning and disinfecting your home.
Located in Food & Nutrition
Publication PS document Ground-source Heat Pumps
A heat pump can be an efficient alternative to a standard home heating system. Moreover, during the cooling season, its function can be reversed, and it becomes an air conditioner. Heating and cooling buildings using ground-source heat pump systems (also known as geothermal heat pumps) are becoming more and more popular.
Located in Energy
Publication Home Envelope: an energy guide to help you keep the outside out and the inside in
The NDSU Extension Service has a long history of providing research-based information to help people make informed decisions concerning their energy use. This guide, originally developed by the Division of Energy Resources in the Minnesota Department of Commerce, is designed to help you figure out what steps you can take to reduce energy use in your home. Although you might not be able to do all of the improvements yourself or may not need to, this guide will provide an introduction to home energy use.
Located in Home & Farm
Publication application/x-troff-ms Individual Home Sewage Treatment Systems
This publication contains information on the design, installation and maintenance of individual home sewage treatment systems. It is meant to be a homeowner reference document. An individual sewage system both treats and disposes of household wastewater. If a homeowner understands how the various components of a home sewage system work, then a properly designed and installed system will function for many years with a minimum of maintenance and upkeep.
Located in Home & Farm
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