Before purchasing or making any major changes within your home, you may want to contact one of these resources for information pertaining to your specific needs:
U.S. Department of Energy
1000 Independence Ave. S.W.
Washington D.C. 20585
The Office of Energy Efficiency & Energy is a part of the Department of Energy
US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Public Information Center
401 M Street SW
Washington, DC 20460
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission
Washington, DC 20207
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
Technical Information & Assistance and Surveillance, Hazard Evaluation and Field Studies are two divisions of NIOSH
American Institute of Architects
1735 New York Ave. N.W.
Washington D.C. 20006
National Association of Home Builders
1201 15th St. N.W.
Washington, DC 20005