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Accession Number PB2014-100864
Title Radon-Resistant Construction Practices in New U.S. Homes, 2011. Builder Practices Report.
Publication Date Oct 2012
Media Count 139p
Personal Author N/A
Abstract The NAHB Research Centers Builder Practices Reports provide a comprehensive look into new home characteristics and the products and materials purchased by home builders nationwide. The reports are based on data obtained through the Annual Builder Practices Survey, a nationally disseminated paper survey of home builders. The resulting data are tabulated using a robust methodology that includes balancing on geographic and demographic variables to provide an accurate picture of the characteristics of homes built each calendar year. The Builder Practices Reports present data on materials purchased for single-family detached homes and Multifamily dwelling units. These data are shown as coefficients, which are perhouse averages, and product usage, which is the total volume of homes with certain characteristics built in each geographic area.
Keywords Air pollution control
Buildings
Construction materials
Geographic areas
Houses
Indoor air pollution
Radon
Surveys


 
Source Agency Environmental Protection Agency Office of Air and Radiation
NTIS Subject Category 68F - Radiation Pollution & Control
68A - Air Pollution & Control
89C - Construction Management & Techniques
89G - Construction Materials, Components, & Equipment
89B - Architectural Design & Environmental Engineering
Corporate Author NAHB National Research Center, Upper Marlboro, MD.
Document Type Technical report
Title Note N/A
NTIS Issue Number 1403
Contract Number N/A

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