If you own a home in Louisiana? I absolutely recommend you check out this website / project.
An absolute fantastic resource. The LSU AgCenter's LaHouse is an interactive, educational, research project utilizing the input of a wide range of professionals knowledgeable in their fields of expertise. Home engineering, enviomental health, wood products, entemology and horticulture, to name a few…
For more information about the Who? What? Where? When? Why? and How? of the LaHouse? Please make sure to visit the link provided. It is too much information for me to begin to paraphrase.
This is a really great resource provided for everyone, to allow for the future improvements of all homes in Louisiana. In return providing a better quality, stronger, longer lasting, more comfortable, enviromentally friendly, less energy wasteful home.