Louisiana Disaster Recovery and Building Reconstruction Resources
On this page you'll find links to disaster recovery and building resources in Louisiana.
Louisiana State University Agricultural Center — The Center has several resources for disaster recovery in the state, including the Louisiana House Home and Landscape Resource Center, which showcases housing solutions that use Building America research practices and provides training and outreach opportunities.
Louisiana State Energy Office — Promotes the efficient use and management of energy in the state. The office explores all energy sources and reduces energy consumption through education, energy-use studies, and demonstrations of energy-efficient technologies.
Builder's Guide to Energy Efficient Homes in Louisiana — Discusses energy features that can be incorporated into a home in Louisiana that can save money, improve indoor air quality, enhance comfort, prevent moisture problems, and increase the long term durability of the building.
Louisiana Recovery Authority — The planning and coordinating body that was created in the aftermath of hurricanes Katrina and Rita by Governor Kathleen Babineaux Blanco to plan for the recovery and rebuilding of Louisiana. The authority is working with Governor Blanco to plan for Louisiana's future, coordinate across jurisdictions, support community recovery and resurgence, and ensure integrity and effectiveness. Working in collaboration with local, state and federal agencies, the authority is also addressing short-term recovery needs while simultaneously guiding the long-term planning process.
Louisiana DOE Status of State Energy Codes — View the status of Louisiana's energy codes.
Louisiana Weatherization and Low-Income Energy Programs — DOE's Weatherization Assistance Program works with state and local governments to enable low-income families to permanently reduce their energy bills by making their houses more energy-efficient.