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Improving Savings, Health, and Happiness by Making Small Modifications to Your Home
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Title: Improving Savings, Health, and Happiness by Making Small Modifications to Your Home
Physical Description: Fact Sheet
Creator: Cantrell, Randall A
Publisher: University of Florida Cooperative Extension Service, Institute of Food and Agriculture Sciences, EDIS
Place of Publication: Gainesville, Fla.
Publication Date: 2012
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Abstract: Intended for an academic audience, this 7-page fact sheet introduces readers to the concept of overall home performance and offers suggestions of minor conservation measures, maintenance items, and family operations that could help the family improve the overall home performance.
Acquisition: Collected for University of Florida's Institutional Repository by the UFIR Self-Submittal tool. Submitted by Diana Hagan.
Publication Status: Published
General Note: "Publication #FCS3312"
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Source Institution: University of Florida Institutional Repository
Holding Location: University of Florida
Rights Management: All rights reserved by the submitter.
System ID: IR00000857:00001

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FCS3312 Improving Savings, Health, and Happiness by Making Small Modications to Your Home1Randall A. Cantrell2 1. This document is FCS3312, one of a series of the Family, Youth, and Community Sciences Department, Florida Cooperative Extension Service, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, University of Florida. Original publication date March 2012. Visit the EDIS website at http://edis.ifas.u.edu 2. Randall A. Cantrell, assistant professor, Department of Family, Youth, and Community Sciences; Florida Cooperative Extension Service, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611.The Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) is an Equal Opportunity Institution authorized to provide research, educational information and other services only to individuals and institutions that function with non-discrimination with respect to race, creed, color, religion, age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, political opinions or aliations. U.S. Department of Agriculture, Cooperative Extension Service, University of Florida, IFAS, Florida A&M University Cooperative Extension Program, and Boards of County Commissioners Cooperating. Millie Ferrer-Chancy, Interim DeanQuick Factsen en en en en en Terms to Help You Get Starteden Home: en Overall Home Performance: en Mechanical Upgrades: en Minor Conservation Measures: en Maintenance: en Family Operations: Keywords What Is Overall Home Performance and How Might It Aect Your Family?

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2 en Improving Savings and Health through Minor Conservation Measures in the Home en Improving Savings and Health by Maintaining Your Home at a Ready-to-Sell Level en Improving Savings, Health, and Happiness by Modifying How the Family Operates the Home Overall Home-Performance Framework:en en en Figure 1. Conceptual framework for overall home performance.

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3How Might Your Family Benet by Improving Its Overall Home Performance? Financial and Time Savings. Stronger Families and Communities. How Are Items Chosen for Improving Overall Home Performance? Minor Conservation Measures That Can Potentially Improve Savings and Health List 1. Nine Minor Conservation Measures to Consider Implementing Immediatelyen en en en en en

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4en en en List 2. Eight Minor Conservation Measures to Consider Implementing during the Short Termen en en en en en en en List 3. Eight Minor Conservation Measures to Consider Implementing during the Long Termen en en en en en en en Maintenance Practices That Can Potentially Improve Savings and Health List 4. Nine Maintenance Practices to Consider Implementing during the Immediate to Short Termen

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5en en en en en en en en List 5. Nine Maintenance Practices to Consider Implementing during the Short to Long Termen en en en en en en en Family Operations That Can Potentially Improve Savings, Health, and Happiness

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6List 6. Nine Family Operations to Consider Implementing during the Immediate to Short Termen en en en en en en en en List 7. Ten Family Operations to Consider Implementing during the Short to Long Termen en en en en en en en en en Summary

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7 References and Resources Journal of Housing and the Built Environment Lean production simplied: A plain language guide to the worlds most powerful production system. e New York Times Disclaimer